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Canon lide scanner makes windows startup slow

 10:01 pm on Aug 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

I notice that having the canon lide usb scanner plugged in makes windows start very slow. You can hear a scanner noise (like if scanner makes a pass) then all icons in tray load.

Is there any way to deal with this, I mean have the scanner available but not have to wait every windows boot to "load"?



 10:41 pm on Aug 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

keep the scanner off when not in use or disable that cannon software at startup.


 11:57 pm on Aug 3, 2009 (gmt 0)

I don't see any entry in startup menu (I usually uncheck all things I can but the really necessary). And unpluggin usb isn't practical.

How do I keep the scanner off? It doesn't have a switch, just takes the power via usb.


 12:06 am on Aug 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

I have the same problem with several USB devices (printer, scanner)- Windows seems to hang before getting the desktop to display. I don't use them that much, so I just plug them in when I'm actually going to use them.

If it's not convenient (because of the device's placement), you can try getting a USB hub or extender cables so that the cable is in a more convenient place.


 5:08 pm on Aug 4, 2009 (gmt 0)

Ha ha, ok.
Doesn't seems to be very polite but might work.


 3:07 pm on Aug 5, 2009 (gmt 0)

unfortunatly its a common thing with those auto power USB scanners.

ones with the power switch are fine.

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