Error Message: Photodrw Has Caused an Error in Kernel32.dll

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When you use a Canon CanoScan 600 scanner with Canon's ScanCraft CS version 3.2 software suite, you may receive the following error message:
Photodrw has caused an error in KERNEL32.DLL. Photodrw will now close.
The Canon TWAIN drivers version 3.2 and earlier are not compatible with the TWAIN 1.7 standard from the TWAIN Working Group used by Microsoft Windows Millennium. The scanner still works with its own software but does not work with any TWAIN applications.
To resolve this issue, contact the manufacturer for the latest device drivers.

The latest Canon CanoScan 600 device drivers (version 4.0 or higher) are available from Canon's Web site at the following Web site address:

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You can obtain information about the TWAIN Working Group and the 1.7 TWAIN standard at the following Web site address:
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Article ID: 265252 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 21:54:57 - Revision: 3.1

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