Govan
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Xerox FreeFlow 665 [Firestar 1.6] scanner is not detected in Vista installed on Vmware WS 6.5

Xerox FreeFlow 665 [[Firestar 1.6|http://firestar%201.6/]] scanner is not detected in Vista Business installed on Vmware WS 6.5, even though Adaptec SCSI Card 39320A-Ultra 320 SCSI is detected in Vista. The Xerox FreeFlow 665 [[Firestar 1.6|http://firestar%201.6/]] scanner is connected to the SCSI card and needs to be detected during booting of the OS. VMWare WS 6.5 is installed on Dell 690 Server having 4GB RAM and Windows Server 2003 OS.

Please, find the system details for the Dell 690 machine:-

OS Name Microsoft(R) Windows(R) Server 2003, Standard Edition

Version 5.2.3790 Service Pack 2 Build 3790

Other OS Description R2

OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation

Activation Status Activation Pending (41 days remaining)

System Name PM-42

System Manufacturer Dell Inc.

System Model Precision WorkStation 690

System Type X86-based PC

Processor x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6 GenuineIntel ~2992 Mhz

Processor x86 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 6 GenuineIntel ~2992 Mhz

BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A05, 5/24/2007

SMBIOS Version 2.3

Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS

System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32

Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1

Locale United States

Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710)"

User Name PM-42\dpadmin

Time Zone Pacific Daylight Time

Total Physical Memory 4,093.36 MB

Available Physical Memory 2.57 GB

Total Virtual Memory 5.83 GB

Available Virtual Memory 4.42 GB

Page File Space 2.00 GB

Page File C:\pagefile.sys

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> Adaptec SCSI Card 39320A-Ultra 320 SCSI is detected in Vista.

The virtual machine has it own set of virtual hardware and will not see the SCSI adapater installed in the host.

You mat want to refer to the "Add a Generic SCSI Device to a Virtual Machine" page 346 and "Troubleshoot Problems Detecting Generic SCSI Devices" page 347

http://www.vmware.com/pdf/ws65_manual.pdf

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