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Old 01-28-2008, 02:21 PM   #6
Hugh Wyn Griffith
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The forum software fought me tooth and nail in trying to make the post. In the confusion, I posted the wrong link. Here I hope is the correct link -- if the post goes through.

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Happy mistake .....

I downloaded SimpleOCR, which said << SimpleOCR works on any PC with either Windows 95, 98, NT4, 2000, or XP. Your scanner need only a TWAIN driver ... >> and test installed it under VISTA Ultimate using Compatibility Mode set to XP with SP2 and Run as Administrator and it installed and works fine .....

I'm lucky that VISTA's Fax and Scan module does not work with my golden oldie scanner the HP SJ5P and that I had to set up old HP Deskscan 2.9 software and TWAIN to get it to work under VISTA. So I now have what looks like a useful OCR for VISTA.

I ran a test document which was a laser print of setup directions for my Router and it made very few mistakes -- most corrections where examples of technical words spelled correctly but not making sense to the OCR.

I'll try some other examples.

   
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