I have a Polar PC (a UK brand) and whenever I try to install a scanner, the whole system locks up. If the scanner is connected, I cannot even boot into safe mode.

I have tried both an HP & a Canon scanner, but with the same result.

The scanner manufacturers have suggested that it is a PC problem, but all the PC manufacturers have suggested is that I should re-install Windows 98 SE.

Doews anyone have any ideas?

Many thanks,

Kevin Duck