VirtualBox

Ticket #1246 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

Some HP USB scanners do not work

Reported by: ipna Owned by:
Priority: major Component: other
Version: VirtualBox 1.5.6 Keywords: usb scanners
Cc: Guest type: other
Host type: other

Description

HP Scanjet G4050 and 4070 Photosmart USB scanners seem not to work with VB (Windows XP SP2 guest and Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon host on a 1 GB RAM HP Compaq dc7700, Intel Core2). Both scanners work flawlessly in a XP host on the same computer.

HP control software could be installed on the guest with no problem except by a slowdown of the installation process (took ~1 hour vs. ~10 minutes on the native Windows).

Both scanners show USB activity and are detected by the guest but the HP scanner wizard works fine until the point where the prescan should start, getting freezed several minutes and showing a communication error after. The tests were done with either USB EHCI enabled/disabled to no avail.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by sandervl73

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Try again with 1.6.0 and report back if it's still relevant. Thanks.

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