Use other application to handle scans

I'm using the Dutch version of Windows 7 home premium.

 

When i click on "scan properties" in the context menu of a scanner, under the tab "events" there are no applications listed to handle scan data. When i press the scan button on my scanner (Canon Pixma MP250) Windows asks which program i want to use but the list is empty.

I have several applications that are capable of this, how can i tell windows to use them?
Please note that i don't want to use the manufacturer application, drivers are correctly installed though.

 

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Last updated March 13, 2018 Views 322 Applies to:
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Hi BjornR,

Try to add the scanner in the “events” list. Click on the “browse” button on the same window, copy and paste this path %windir%\system32\WFS.exe in the box next to browse. You should be able to see the scanner listed.

Scan a document or photo with Windows Fax and Scan

Bindu R - Microsoft Support.
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