On 08/10/2011 12:10, pjwitte wrote:
> On 07/10/2011 17:38, Dilwyn Jones wrote:
>> But first, I have to find new drivers for my old Benq5000 scanner.
>> The manufacturer's site lists no drivers for Win7 64-bit and the
>> driver on CD does not work either, even using the compatibility
>> assistant for drivers, so I may have to do this using the old PC :-(
> You may be able to load drivers and run your scanner in a virtual
> machine. I did that successfully with a device attached to USB, for
> which there was no 64bit driver, in a VirtualBox machine sporting W2k.
That's interesting. I tried the same trick with VMware for my scanner,
but it wouldn't work and I was told that VMware relies on the host
machine for peripheral drivers and other services.