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pro-163, 20-047 cable and ARC300 program

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so i have installed the drivers and tried to use this software, with and without the optional 3 inch cable provided. the cable instructions say it must be used for this model scanner. the drivers are registered as com6 with the correct drivers. but the ARC300 software will not read from my scanner. i have not had any luck. i have been at this for several hours and am lost!?!?!?! can anyone help?
 
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I have the Pro-164 and it works without the 3 inch adapter. Your 163 should be the same.

I use Win97 so don't know details of the ARC-300 program but I wonder if you have set the comport to com6 within ARC-300?
 

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Go to device manager and find the com port for the USB serial port and set the communications setting in ARC300 to the same port number.
 
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yeah i had trouble with arc300 that is the 30 day trial i used Win 97 and somebody downloaded the files from their 163 emailed it to me and saved it to computer and opened it through win 97
 
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