readme.txt Driver File Contents (mirascan_v509-e_2k-xp.exe)

\/\/\/      MiraScan 5.01 Driver and Software Installation Readme File      \/\/\/

              	Welcome and enjoy the world of MiraScan 5.01 !
                Support for Windows 95OSR2.5 / 98 / ME / 2000 / XP !


	1. Quick start for driver and software installation
	2. Content of this CD-ROM
 	3. Universal Plug and Play installation instruction
        4. MiraScan 5.01 Upgrade instructions
        5. MiraScan driver build information

1. Quick start for driver and software installation

    It's recommended that you setup driver and software before connecting
scanner to your PC for smooth installation. Normally, a software installation
menu appears automatically after this CD-ROM is inserted into your CD-ROM
drive. Click on each item to start installing the software program of your

    If the menu did not appear, please browse the CD and find a program file
named "presetup.exe" in the root directory and double-click on it. The menu
will appear.

    If you want to get to know the content of this CD and install software
manually, please refer to the descriptions of the CD content below.

2. Content of this CD-ROM

   Directory    Description
   ---------    ---------------------------------------------------------------

   <root>       This readme.txt and PNP files.

   AutoRun      AutoRun Menu relative files

   Driver       MiraScan v5.01 driver

   AbbyyOCR     The Abbyy FineReader v4.0 Sprint and v5.0 Try&Buy version. This
                OCR (optical character recognition) software program provides
                outstanding text recognition results in European language. To
                use the "Scan to OCR" or other related functions provided by
                MiraScan, this software program must be installed.

                ArcSoft PhotoImpression is an easy-to-use photo editing and creative 
                design program that gives you the best of several ArcSoft offerings. 
                Edit and retouch your photos, then add special effects or place them 
                in cards, calendars, frames and templates. PhotoImpression also 
                includes a wide variety of printing options.

   PhotoBase    the ultimate multimedia organizer that lets you store,manage and access
                important image, audio, video and even document files. Mastering PhotoBase 
                is easy! Simply create albums of your files and enter information in the
                customizable Information Fields. Then, choose from a wide variety of activities.

   HW-OCR       The HW-OCR v5.0 plus version. This software provides excellent
                Traditional and Simplified Chinese text recognition ability.
                You need to install it under a Chinese system to make this
                software program work.

   AReader      Adobe AcrobatReader v4.0.5. It's a "must have" utility to read
                files in the popular cross-platform file format "PDF". You can
                find Traditional and Simplified Chinese support fonts here,
   AlbumTG      Album To Go allows you to quickly and easily transfer images from 
                your computer, or any Club Photo? Web site, to your Palm OS device
                 where you can display them individually, or in a slide show format.
   eManual      Electronic user's manual files. Normally, those files will be
                copied to your system after MiraScan 5.01 is installed. You can
                read them in this folder with Adobe AcrobatReader v4.0 or
                higher versions.

3. Universal Plug and Play installation instruction
  We sincerely suggest users should setup MiraScan 5.01 driver first, and then install 
  your scanner set.
  If you proceed PnP(Plug and Play) mode, please confirm first what your operation 
  system is and select the appropriate route path to setup MiraScan 5.01 driver.

  Windows 98
  CD-ROM Drive:\PnP\win98
  Windows 2000
  CD-ROM Drive:\PnP\win2000
  Windows ME
  CD-ROM Drive:\PnP\winME
  Windows XP
  CD-ROM Drive:\PnP\winxp

  Besides, under the setup process, if your operation system show that some data files
  required, please select the path to complete the process:
  CD-ROM Drive:\PnP\data

4. MiraScan 5 Upgrade instructions
  When you upgrade your old scanner driver to MiraScan 5.01, please notice the following details:
  1) Before installing MiraScan 5.01, TURN OFF your scanner. You may turn it on only after the install process is over.
  2) Following the instructions given by Install Wizard to setup MiraScan 5.01.
  3) When MiraScan 5.01 has been installed, TURN ON your scanner. Enter Start Menu¡úSettings¡úControl Panel, double click 
     "System", select "Device Manager" tab, find your scanner in device list, and click "Refresh". If it does not work, 
     then select the scanner and click "Delete" button; after that, click "Refresh" again.
   Once you installed MiraScan 5.01, you will be able to enjoy its advanced functions, including fantastic button music.

5. MiraScan Driver Build Information

   Name		       	Version     	Date
   ------------    	--------    ---------
   ScanDrv.ds      	v5.0.1.6   	07/04/2002 
   MUICtrl.DLL     	v1.0.3.1    	07/04/2002
   scanctlS.dll    	v5.0.1.4   	07/04/2002
   Imgpr16S.dll    	v1.6.0.4    	06/11/2001
   ImgprocS.dll    	v1.6.0.11   	06/10/2001
   MapTable.dll    	v1.0.0.7   	12/19/2001
   MiTwain.dll     	v1.0.0.7    	04/04/2001
   Scanusd.dll     	v1.7.0.5    	07/04/2002
   STIASPI.DLL     	v1.8.1.3    	06/08/2001

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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

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