Magicscan scanner software installation help?
January 8, 2013 5:40 PM Subscribe
Anyone know why my installation process fails at the very end?
posted by Liquidwolf to Computers & Internet (8 answers total)
I'm hoping one of you might have some advice here. I'm running Mac OS 10.6. I'm trying to install Magicscan 6 to use with my Umax Powerlook 2100 xl large flatbed scanner. Every time I attempt to run the installer it installs all the way until there are 3 items remaining to install, then it freezes and becomes unresponsive and I have to force quit. The progress message reads "searching hard rive" . Once it got all the way down to 0 items left to install but still froze before completion.
The software is pretty crappy I think, I've had issues with Magicscan, but it should work. I had version 5.1 installed earlier today but finally trashed it because it wouldn't function properly, so now I have this updated version and can't install it. But I think the problem lies in my computer because even when I try to reinstall the older version again, 5. 1, from the install cd, the same thing happens- it freezes at the very end of installation.
Can anyone think of what might be preventing my computer from allowing this instalation? Until I fix it , I'm screwed- I'm an illustrator and I need to scan images for work. This is a 12.75 x 17.5 large format scanner, which cost about $1500 so I can't just go get another one. And it seems no other software works with Umax.
Thanks in advance.