Is Nikon Scan Dead?

If it's not dead, it's certainly in a self-induced coma. Nikon continued selling scanners long after they quit supporting new operating system releases with the required software. Tsk, tsk. 

Eventually, they updated their information to something akin to "just buy VueScan," essentially telling the purchaser of a new product from them to go away and stop bothering them. The interesting thing is that much of the problem appears to be due to the installer (which Nikon is notoriously bad at getting right). A few hardy techies have dug deep and found ways to make Nikon Scan work on some systems. For instance, 64-bit Vista. Amazing how one individual could manage to do something simple that a multi-billion dollar company couldn't. 

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