Who is this article for?
Support engineers and Customers Installing QScan Standalone
Dart QScan is a quick and easy-to-use solution for scanning and importing files ready to be uploaded into an Electronic Document Management system. QScan allows the easy control and audit of the capture process utilising any scanner for which there is an ISIS driver. The software provides full audit trails for all processes.
This article outlines:
1. Collecting the Installation Files
You will receive a .zip file from support via the Ideagen DropOff service. You will receive an email with instructions how to download these files.
2. Installing the ISIS Drivers
Before installing QScan or connecting the scanner for the first time, you must ensure that the scanner driver has been installed correctly. Do not plug in the scanner before installing as this can cause issues. Check the manufacturers website in order to download the ISIS driver for your particular scanner make and model.
3. Installing the Pre-requisites
Firstly, you will need to install the prerequisites found the in the QScan Prerequisites – Standard.zip package:
3.1 (If the Windows Imaging Component and the Windows Installer 3.1 error that is ok)
4. Installing the QScan Application
Once the prerequisites have been installed, run Qscan3.msi to launch the installer (In the Qscan3.Zip Folder)
4.1 Click next, when prompted for the edition to install, choose ‘Standard’.
4.2 Click next at the database selection screen
4.3 You can choose which features of the application to install, leave these as the defaults and again choose next.
4.4 Once the installer has completed, choose finish to exit the setup.
5. Replacing the database.config file
Following install take the old database.config file and copy and replace into the installation folder of the new install
6. Licensing the New Install
6.1 Double click the dartQSCAN 3 Icon on the desktop to launch QScan, you will then be prompted for a license key.
6.2 Once the license has been entered, QScan will launch and show the list of available projects. (contact firstname.lastname@example.org if a license is required)
7. Selecting a Scanner
When using QSCAN on a machine for the first time, you will need to select the scanner for each QScan project that will be used on this machine. This can be done by launching QSCAN in its admin mode.
7.1 Open Windows Start > Run and paste in (with quotes, and depending on your Windows version*):
7.1.1 XP: ‘C:\Program Files\Ideagen PLC\dartQSCAN 3\QScan.exe” /admin
7.1.2 Windows 7: ‘C:\Program Files (x86)\Ideagen PLC\dartQSCAN 3\QScan.exe /admin
7.1.3 Win10+: ‘C:\Program Files (x86)\Ideagen PLC\dartQSCAN 3\Qscan.exe /admin
7.2 Select the project you would like to configure
7.3 You should now have additional options available, to select the scanner, choose Scanning > Select Scanner
7.4 Choose the correct model from the list.
8. Further Reading