Posted 25 August 2010 - 03:03 PM
My basic how-to books don't have much on installing scanners. My canon lide 100 scanner has a cd that when inserted into the drive on the macbook popped open a window w/ a setup.app file and a mseupt.plist file. Do I click on the setup.app to start the installation?
I rclicked > Open the cd to look for a user manual and clicked on the manual folder and got a window w/ a Manual_Eng.mpkg file, which is IDed as an installer package. Does that install the manual into the software once installed or as a standalone manual on my hdd? I'm used to finding a pdf file on the cd I can read from the cd or copy to my document folder.
Since the dates on the cd are 2008 I went to canon's website and found updated drivers - twain and ica drivers - for mac os x in dmg files. If I remember correctly per my reading I just doubleclick on them and they mount as virtual cds in a drive. Then what do I do?
I thought I would install from the cd and then update the drivers. I think I could just install the dmg packages, but I'm not sure from the descriptions of the download files.
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