1.    01 Feb 2016 #1
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    Canon MP240 Scanner No Driver (Unsupported)


    My canon printer isn't supported by Windows 10. Troubleshooting it just tells me there is no drivers. It prints fine, but i cannot use the scanner. Is there any way i can get the scanner to work, more specifically in gIMP?
    Last edited by billybag; 01 Feb 2016 at 21:17. Reason: Felt the title was too vague.
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  2.    01 Feb 2016 #2
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    Check whether the Windows 7 driver will work. It might work, but no guarantee. Then see whether it works with Paint.


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  3.    01 Feb 2016 #3
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    Wow. Duh! That worked. Thank you!
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  4.    01 Feb 2016 #4
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    You are welcome. I am glad you can scan now.
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  5.    02 Feb 2016 #5
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    Another fix is to try the drivers for a similar scanner as I did with my Epson Perfection 1200 scanner - see How to Install Old Epson Perfection 1200 Scanner in Windows 10
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