Epson Scanner Memory Problems

"scanner could not allocate required memory."

(This is fromĀ  05-Dec-2006 and may not be relevant now)

Thank you for contacting the Epson Connection.

Please follow the steps below to do a clean installation of your scanner.

The first thing we need to do is remove any files that have been installed and start with a fresh installation.

1) RIGHT-CLICK on the MY COMPUTER icon and click on PROPERTIES.

2) Select the HARDWARE tab, then the DEVICE MANAGER button.

3) Remove the Epson Scanner from under IMAGING DEVICE and/or UNKNOWN and/or OTHER DEVICES by RIGHT-CLICKING on it and clicking UNINSTALL.

4) Disconnect the USB cable and close all open windows.

5) Click on START, and CONTROL PANELS.

6) Double-click on ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS. Highlight EPSON SCAN and click on CHANGE/REMOVE.

7) Restart your computer.


Please follow the steps below to download and install your scanner in XP:

1. Go to the website

2. Under the SCANNERS heading select PERFECTION SERIES and then your scanner model.

3. Under the Drivers & Downloads section select Windows. Download the most current version of the Scanner Driver for your Windows operating system to your DESKTOP.


1) Double Click on the Epson1****.exe file that you downloaded to your DESKTOP.

2) Click OK, Unzip, and then OK again.

3) The installer will copy the files to the system. Click on FINISH when prompted.

4) Connect the USB cable. Windows will tell you new hardware is found and complete the install.

5) If a message appears indicating THE SCANNER HAS NOT PASSED WINDOWS LOGO TESTING, click CONTINUE ANYWAY. Then click FINISH.

6) Your scanner is now ready to use.


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