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In some cases, especially after Windows 10 update, your Epson scanner stops working anymore. So many clients report that Epson scanner will not work with the latest Windows 10 update.

But whenever you run into Epson scanner problems in Windows 10, even while you stumble upon printer can print but not scan on Epson printer with built-in scanner, it is urgent to fix the Epson scan not responding issue immediately.

How to Fix Epson Scanner Not Working on Windows 10?

Like Cannon scanner not working, this Epson scanning error can be attributable to both the Epson scan software and the Windows system. Specifically, you can’t scan with the scanner or printer due to the incompatible Epson scanning software or the problematic scanner and printer related service WIA settings.

That is why your Epson scanner is not working after Windows 10 upgrade or updates, such as Epson Perfection V500, V550, V600.

Based on these cases, it is high time that you should try hard to get your Epson scanner to scan to your computer from not responding.


Solution 1: Reinstall Epson Scan Utility on Windows 10

Firstly, if your Epson scan not working shows up right after Windows 10 features updates, like Windows 10 update 1809, there is a high probability that your Epson scan program can’t work well on the updated Windows 10.

In this way, to avoid the incompatibility, you should also uninstall the incompatible Epson software and then reinstall a new one to see if can’t start Epson scan can be fixed. Here if you are using a USB cable to connect Epson scanner, before reinstalling Epson utility, you would better switch off the scanner and disconnect the cables.

Now let’s start to uninstall and then reinstall the Epson utility, which in most cases will remove Epson software doesn’t work properly on Windows 10.

1. Go to Start > Settings > Apps.

2. Under Apps & features, scroll down to find out and click Epson scan and then Uninstall it.

3. Then navigate to Epson Support and then search for your Epson product.

Here take Epson scanner V600 Photo as an example. After you click Search, all the available downloads will come up.

4. Then hit Downloads, select your Windows 10 version and then Download Epson scanner driver and Epson scan utility.

Here it is detected that this PC is on Windows 10 64-bit.

5. Install the downloaded Epson scan driver and utility on Windows 10.

After reinstalling Epson scanner, you can try to start your Epson scan and you will find Windows 10 Epson scanning software can respond and work well.

You can make full use of it to scan documents, photos.

Solution 2: Change WIA Service Settings

Sometimes, you noticed the Epson scan cannot communicate with the scanner on Windows 10.

If it happens to you, you need to consider whether something wrong with Windows 10, such as Windows Image Acquisition service(WIA). This WIA service provides Windows 10 with scanners and cameras, thus it may help fix printer and scanner not responding error, with no exception for Epson scan not connecting.

Therefore, you would better set Windows Image Acquisition start automatically on Windows 10 rather than in compatibility mode. As you can see, the Epson scanner will work as long as you need it regardless of the compatibility issue on Windows 10.

1. Right click Epson scan on the Desktop and then open its Properties.

2. In Epson scan Properties, under the Compatibility tab, uncheck the box of Run this program in compatibility mode. Then hit Apply and OK to save changes.

At this moment, you will have disabled the compatibility mode for Epson scanner and it won’t stop work unwittingly if you can move on to make Epson scan automatically.

3. Press Windows + R to open the Run box and then type in services.msc in the box.

4. In Services, locate Windows Image Acquisition and right click it to go to its Properties.

5. In WIA Properties, find out Startup type and choose to set it as Automatic, and under Service status, Start it.

6. Click Apply and OK to save changes.

On this occasion, Windows Image Acquisition will keep working so as to ensure your Epson scanner can work as usual.

To check that, why not start the Epson scan to see if it will begin scanning again on Windows 10.

Solution 3: Update Epson Scanner Driver

Besides the service for scanner and printer, it is wise to make sure the scanner driver run well as well.

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The reason why Epson scan not working may also lie in the outdated Epson driver for Windows 10. So you might as well make minds to update the Epson scanner driver to the latest version to make it compatible with Windows 10.

After that, Epson scan Windows 10 1803 not working can go away from your sight.

You should uninstall Epson scan Windows 10 driver in Device Manager and then update it in Epson official site.

1. Open Device Manager.

2. In Device Manager, expand Universal Serial Devices and right click the Epson scanner driver to Uninstall device.

Here if you failed to find out your Epson driver, you can locate it in Other devices as your Epson driver may be outdated or corrupted on Windows 10.

3. Head to Epson Support to download the latest Epson scanner driver for Windows 10.

4. Then install the Epson driver step by step with the on-screen instructions.

With the latest scanner driver, Epson scan not responding can be fixed and you can start scanning as you wish.

For some users, to further remove the unavailable Epson scanner, it is also suggestible to update scanner WIA driver in Device Manager.

Solution 4: Check Epson Scan Connections

What’s more, it is understandable to check your Epson scan network connections on Windows 10 as it won’t work if there is no network connection.

Before you dive into this step, you must ensure you have connected your Epson scanner correctly on Windows 10.
Here if you are using a cabled Epson scan, plug it into your PC.

If you are using a wireless Epson scanner, make sure your wireless or Ethernet network works fine on Windows 10.

Now add the Epson scan to Windows 10 network connection in order to use it normally.

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1. Type in Epson scan in the search box and then stroke Enter to go to Epson scan settings.

2. Then in Epson scan settings, click Network and then hit Add.

3. Search IP addresses for your Epson scan and then click OK to save the IP address in PC network.

The IP address will be added successfully.

Here in case Epson scan won’t start error pops up again, you can Enter an address when addresses above do not appear. You can grant a name for your Epson scanner as well.

Normally, if you can make full use of the ways to fix Epson scanning software and Windows 10 system issues, it is no doubt that Epson scanner problems would disappear and you are capable of using it to scan photos, documents, PDF, etc.

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This document covers the step-by-step process for scanning film strips and slides with the EPSON Prefection V750 PRO scanner, using the application EPSON Scan. The EPSON Scan software is the same on Macintosh and Windows, so these instructions work for both platforms.

Note: If you want to scan a document or image(s), see How to Scan Documents and Images with EPSON Scan or How to Scan Using the Fujitsu Scanners.

We recommend you use a film holder, which helps the scanning application detect the negatives or slides you’re scanning. You can check out a box of film holders at the circulation desk on the second floor of the Duderstadt Center.

Be sure you have a flash drive, external hard drive, or other means of taking your files with you when you leave.

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Choosing a resolution for scanning negatives and slides is a little more complicated than choosing a resolution for a normal photograph. Because negatives and slides are physically small, you need to scan them at a very high resolution so that they’ll be of good quality when you enlarge the images. This is important particularly if you’re planning to make prints of your images.

We recommend scanning negatives and slides at a resolution of 800-1200. There is a more precise formula for specific print sizes:

width of negative in inches * scanning resolution in dpi = size in pixels

size in pixels / printing resolution (usually 150-300 dpi) = print size in inches

For example, let’s say you’re scanning a slide that is 1.5 inches wide, and you choose to scan at 1000 dpi:

1.5 inches * 1000 dpi = 1500 pixels

If you take that image and print it at 150 dpi, you get a print of the following width:

1500 pixels / 150 dpi = 10 inches

As with documents and images, if you’re making a digital copy of your image for web use (like social media), you can scan on the lower end of that scale, around 800 dpi. If you intend to print your image, or if you need a high-quality archive of your negatives and slides, scan on the higher end, at 1000-1200 dpi.

Remember that the higher your resolution, the larger your file size is going to be. Depending on how and where you’re planning to store your digital images, this may also affect your decision.

Again, it depends what you’re going to do with them!

JPEG (or JPG) is a very popular and easily compatible file format. Most digital cameras save photos as JPEGs, and they’re the easiest format to share with others via email or social media. They are high quality, but not the absolute best. To keep file size down, a JPG is compressed, which will result in some loss of detail. If you are digitizing photos for a website or slideshow, this is probably what you want.

TIFFs are not as commonly used. They may not be recognized by all photo sharing sites, but will be usable by photo editing software. The file size is much larger because TIFFs are an uncompressed file format, meaning 100% of what you scanned is visible in the file. If you’re going to edit or print your photos, this may be the best choice.

  1. Lift the scanner cover and remove the white reflective backing from the scanner cover by sliding it out from its holders.
  2. Make sure the scanner bed is free of dust and smudges, which can show up on your scan. If it’s dirty, ask a consultant for cleaning supplies.
  3. Place your negatives or slides in the appropriate film holder.
    There are guidelines on the film holders for properly orienting the negatives and slides, but even if you load the holder backwards, you can flip or rotate the images after you scan them.
  4. Place the film holder onto the scanner so that the white arrows are aligned with one another. There are two pegs on the right-hand side of the film holder that will fit into two small holes on the scanner bed.

    35mm mounted slides in the slide holder, properly fitted in the scanner bed.

  5. Lower the scanner cover.
  1. Open up the application EPSON Scan. It’s the same on both Macintosh and Windows, so these instructions will work on either platform.
  2. Under “Mode,” at the top right of the window, select “Professional Mode.” This will give you expanded options for your scanning settings, which you can adjust depending on what you want to scan.
  3. Adjust the scan settings to your needs.
  1. Under the Document Type pulldown menu, select Film (with Film Holder) if your negatives or slides fit in one of the standard film holders.
    Select Film (with Film Area Guide) if your film strips or slides are irregularly sized. Use the Film Area Guide provided in the container of film holders. (Please note that using the Film Area Guide can give less-than-reliable results, and is not recommended unless your negatives or slides won’t fit in any of the standard film holders.)
  2. Under the Film Type pulldown menu, select the kind of film you’re scanning.
    Choose Positive Film to scan positive negatives and slides (the kind that don’t have the colors all backwards).
    Choose Color Negative Film to scan color negative negatives and slides.
    Choose B&W Negative Film to scan black and white negatives and slides.
  3. Under the Image Type pulldown menu, select 24-bit Color for a color scan, and 8-bit Grayscale if you would like to scan in black and white (choosing Black and White will scan only in black and white, with no spectrum of gray).
  4. Choose your resolution, which decides the quality of your scan. We recommend scanning negatives and slides at 800-1200 dpi – see above for more information on choosing a scanning resolution.
  5. Click Preview.
  1. After clicking Preview, EPSON scan will interpret your negatives and slides and show you thumbnails of your images.
  2. In the Preview window, you can click on a thumbnail and rotate your image or reverse it using the buttons under Frame on the left of the window. You can also uncheck the box below a thumbnail if you do not want to scan that image. All images are selected by default.
  3. Click Scan.
  4. In the File Save Settings window that opens, under Location, choose where you want to save your files (saving to the Desktop makes them easier to find). Under Image Format Type, choose howyou want to save your files (the benefits of JPEG vs. TIFF are discussed above).
  5. Click OK. All the images that were checked in the Preview window will be scanned and saved to the location you specified.

You now have high-quality digital images of your photos! Feel free to edit or rename any of your files – if you need help editing a picture with a program like Photoshop, ask one of our consultants. Remember to save and take your files with you by flash drive, external hard drive, self-addressed e-mail, or some other means. Don’t forget to retrieve your negatives or slides from the scanner, and please return the box of film holders to the circulation desk on the second floor!

This tutorial was written by GroundWorks Consultants Nora Stone and Stephen Ratkovich.