C:Cat and VISTA

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C:Cat and VISTA

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1msmit1861 Første besked:
sep 25, 2007, 5:02pm

I have the VISTA OS on a new laptop. The cat works fine when tested in MS Word. When I use it to scan ISBN numbers in "Add a Book Mode", the code comes up in the search box. But.. then a window opens suggesting settings for a camera. When I cancel that box and hit search, no results are found. (LT does not post a book selection when the ISBN code appears in the search box. The computer shows the device as an HID in the keyboard, hardware drop down. Any ideas? I love the idea of the device, have a lot of books to load into the system, but it may be faster to pick up, carry and key them into the system. HELP!

sep 30, 2007, 3:58am

Sorry. no idea what's happening with Vista (I may upgrade in a year or so); but i can tell you that HID means 'Human Interface Device', in this case a keyboard, and is correct for the CueCat.

sep 30, 2007, 5:34am

I have Vista Home Premium on my laptop and no problems with my Cuecat, using it with DVD Profiler, Book Collector and LibraryThing.

okt 2, 2007, 8:25am

Thanks. I'll keep working on it and let you know what happens.

okt 2, 2007, 8:26am

Thanks. At least now I know it will work. Just have to figure out how.