By default in Windows 2008 the twain_32.dll is not in the same directory of past Windows Operating Systems which was (C:\Windows). So when an application makes a call for twain_32.dll it is unable to find the file and in turn unable to find any scanners attached to the clients machine.

Resolution

For Windows 2008 32bit

Copy twain_32.dll from:

C:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-w..ion-twaincomponents_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18000_none_893234485c30a

To:

C:\Windows

For Windows 2008 64bit

Copy twain_32.dll from:

C:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-w..ion-twaincomponents_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.18000_none_893234485c30a

To:

C:\Windows

For Windows 2008 64bit R2

Copy twain_32.dll from:

C:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-w..ion-twaincomponents_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16385_none_89088a6bbd843

To:

C:\Windows

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