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Good scanner when you can get it to work. I had no problems installing to several different Win 7 Pro Dell PCs but failed totally on a brand new HP Elitebook 8470p and a brand new HP desktop!! You'd think HP installation software would at least work with HP equipment. In my case the installation appears to complete (though from past experience I could see it had not actually installed the additional software) correctly. But when you look for the scanner it either doesnt appear in the Devices and Printers list or if it does, it appears as an unrecognised device and then tries to find and install a device driver. This of course fails.
This isn't the first HP scanning device I've had similar problems with, the G2410 was just as bad and added to the problem by causing newer scanner type installations to fail unless you had removed every last file and registry entry before you did it.
Basically don't buy this scanner, or for my mind any HP scanner. Try a Canon, I've got several including some old Lide units which have installed faultlessly on Windows software starting at 2000 through Vista, XP various flavours and now Win 7
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