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TRUST Compact Scanner 19200

Microsoft Windows XP drivers for

Windows Vista or Windows 7

This info, I found on the WWW, and have modified it slightly, original author unknown

you do this at your own risk, it worked for me.

It's a pretty "old" Compact Scan USB 19200.

Anyway, if you have Vista or Windows 7, and you want to use that scanner, you're out of luck, sort of. It requires a bit of hackery, again, to get it to work. First of all, get the real deal drivers, and not those sissy drivers from the Trust website.

 I got mine from Driver Guide, which is a pain in the ass, but it'll do.

search the web for a file called drivers_compact_scan_trust_19200_para_windows_xp_12386_06.exe

An additional step is now needed to get the set up to work. Some have complained about it still being "XP-only". There is a reasonably easy work-around available.

First, open the start menu and run "regedit". Go to the following path in the treeview: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion. In the right hand side you will see various entries, one of them being "ProductName". Double click, and change the value to "Microsoft Windows XP". Remember to change this value back to the original when you are done with installing the drivers!, make a note or copy the original name so you dont get it wrong when reverting back

Now, boot up the program you just downloaded (it should be about 15 megs or so) in WinXP SP2 compatibility mode, or right click and run as administrator. Run through the setup. At a certain point you will reach the screen that says "yay it installed" and shows an option to add shortcuts to the start menu. Now, alt+tab out of the installation, and go to "C:\Users\<Username>\AppData\Local\Temp\". Select all the files that start with a ~ (you might need to enable the option to view system and hidden files). Copy them, and go to C:\Windows\Temp\. There, paste the files. This is to stop the installation from complaining about not being able to load a DLL. If you do not do this the drivers for the scanner will not work. if you get an error message whilst copying one of the files, click ignore.

now change the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion .......back to visa or windows 7

Continue the installation and restart your PC (like the installation suggests). Now, plug in the USB cable. Vista or win7 will find the drivers for the scanner,

if it doesn't, go into device manager, update driver for unknown device, go browse my computer, then let me pick from a list and the trust drivers should be there, but it will probably ask you to verify them (because they are drivers for Windows XP, and they are not trusted).
Click OK, Yes, I trust them, whatever the thing says. After that you will be able to use the scanner (I recommend you run everything that needs it in compatibility mode, though).

email me if you find this useful

My old trust scanner is working again


When certain applications are installed, it sets the following registry value:

\Soft*ware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders]
AppData = %AppData%

The problem here is AppData should actually be the following

AppData = %USERPROFILE%\Application Data

So when MSN or other apps that use that registry key go to save their data, it gets lost.

So the solution is simple, run regedit and go to

\Soft*ware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders]

and set the value AppData to a data value of         %USERPROFILE%\Application Data
There are 2 keys under HKEY_USERS that start with S-1-5-21-###.....,

choose the key that does not have "CLASSES" at the end.


Use this router as a stand alone wireless bridge.

Example, your internet enabled tv is too far from the internet modem,

and only has a ethernet socket and no wireless option

Modifying the software will allow you to use this as a link between your tv and your wirteless router


With thanks to for all their help

for my V2 WRT54G, I installed the basic firmware,  dd-wrt.v24_mini_wrt54g.bin

then the dd-wrt.v24-13064_VINT_std.bin firmware

as it has been reported to be a more stable solution for my version

Once the firmware has been loaded, using the instructions found here

this is what you do...............


Plug the Router into the mains, and connect an ethernet cable between your computer and the router

make sure no other internet connections to your computer are active

to SET UP, hold reset button in for 30 seconds

then, in your internet browser, connect to

you will be asked to change user name and password

default is root, admin
change to admin, admin

and click ok/continue/saved

go to
WIRELESS tab on top layer menu


find your wireless router to want to link to in the list below

go to


go to

you dont need to use 128 bit encryption, you use what your wireless router uses


UNPLUG ROUTER for 30 seconds, re connect, wait about 60 seconds, and check it connects to internet
you may have to repair or reset your network adaptor to connect through if your router is on say,
or anything other than ***.***.1.1 as the bridge will be on

if it does, plug it into anything that needs a wireless connection via its ethernet port


YOU WILL NEED TO DO A SOFT RESET as the SET UP procedure above

if you need to...........

hard reset hold reset button for full 90 seconds
after 30, remove power
after another 30 re connect power
after another 30 let go of reset button

PLEASE NOTE: you do this at your own risk, I will not accept the responsibility if you screw up.

always read the website properly

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