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Any luck with SanDisk ImageMate?

XPletive

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#1
Has anyone been able to get their SanDisk Imagemate
SmartMedia card reader to work with XP?

I have the SDDR-09 model, for which Sandisk decided not
to support XP. 'Course, it looks as if 3/4 of their products
aren't supported on XP. $50 paperweights.

I found a couple of third party drivers for it, but XP refuses
to recognize them, saying the file does not contain the
proper information for my device.

Thanks for any assistance.
 
#2
This is from the SanDisk site:

The following information may enable you to use the SDDR-09 on XP; downloadable from a third party vendor's support site. The driver is named SM-XP install.zip located toward the bottom of the page under Zio! SmartMedia.

You can get that file here:

http://www.microtechint.com/downloads/drivers/xpcrinstallsm.html

Just scroll all the way to the bottom and hit the "Download Now" link.

I kinda "read to the end" and gave up the punchline for you. If you want to follow the thread to know all the details go here:

http://www.sandisk.com/tech/09.asp

Good luck, i hope it works for you.
 

XPletive

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#3
Thanks, but that's the one I tried. Actually I tried both
the XP version and the Win2000 version.

XP just checks the file and says "file does not contain the
proper information for my device."

Very frustrating.
 
#4
No doubt (frustrating).

I've got a couple scanners that share the same fate... no support from the manufacturer. Oh well, I guess i'll let them gather dust, i'm NOT going back to 9x on a dare. I hope you can your reader working though. good luck.
 

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