Sharing a scanner in a LAN

Discussion in 'Digital Cameras, Webcams and Scanners' started by Lorand, Aug 31, 2004.

  1. Lorand

    Lorand <b>VIP Member</b>

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    It surely can be done, since there is a software that shares scanners over a network (Remote Scan). But I'm looking for a simpler (cheaper) way to do it.
    Any ideas?
     
  2. Praetor

    Praetor Administrator Staff Member

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    Uh what kinda access do you need? .. Ive got a scanner shared (well i used to) without having anything fancy :S
     
  3. Lorand

    Lorand <b>VIP Member</b>

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    I just wanna scan on a computer with a scanner that's connected to another computer.
     
  4. Praetor

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    Remotely scan im guessing? COnsider something simple like remote login or do you want more convenience?
     
  5. Lorand

    Lorand <b>VIP Member</b>

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    Oh, no remote login... Is there another option?
     
  6. Praetor

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    A wireless keyboard and/or mouse. :)
     
  7. Lorand

    Lorand <b>VIP Member</b>

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    lmao, that surely would be a solution... :D

    The problem is that at the office we have an old scanner with a propietary SCSI adapter that fits an ISA slot. So it can't be plugged in a newer computer (because of the lack of ISA slot). We have an old computer that has ISA too and it would be ideal just for scanning (but not for image processing). That's why I wonder if there's a way to remotely scan from another computer.
    We have Win98SE on all computers.
    The RemoteScan isn't an option, since a licence for it is too expensive (we could buy 2 new scanners with that money).
     

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