OFF97: Supported Scanners for Microsoft Photo Editor

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The following scanners have been tested to work correctly with Microsoft Photo Editor 97 in the given operating systems:

Microsoft Windows 95

Mustek, Paragon 600
Microtek, ScanMaker IIHR
Logitech, PageScan Color
Umax, Vista-S6
HP, 4 or 3C (Picture Scan 3.0)
HP, 4 or 3C (DeskScan 2.3)
Epson, 1200
Storm EasyPhoto
Agfa Arcus II
Kodak DS40 digital camera

Microsoft Windows NT, Version 4.0

Epson, 1200
HP, 4 or 3C (Picture Scan 3.0)
HP, 4 or 3C (DeskScan 2.3)
NOTE: No scanner has been tested to work correctly with Microsoft Windows NT, version 3.51.


Microsoft Photo Editor enables you to customize graphic images that you create, scan, or open.

Selecting a Scanner

  1. On the Photo Editor File menu, click Select Scanner Source.
  2. In the Sources list, click the scanner that you want to use.
NOTE: You can select another TWAIN device, such as a digital camera, instead of a scanner. You can select any TWAIN device that is attached to your computer if it appears in the Sources box. If your scanner is not listed in the Sources box, one of the following circumstances may be the cause:
  • The scanner is not TWAIN-compliant. Photo Editor recognizes only TWAIN-compliant scanners.


  • The scanner and its software are not installed correctly. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for installing the scanner and software.
For additional information about Photo Editor, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
169938 PE97: General Information About Microsoft Photo Editor

165812 OFF97: Photo Editor Is Not Installed by the ValuPack


Article ID: 170847 - Last Review: January 20, 2007 - Revision: 3.1
  • Microsoft Photo Editor 3.01
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
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