UMAX Astra Scanners (specific models below) Driver Download

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The Astra s (specific models below) is a scanner manufactured by UMAX. Scanner drivers act as an interface between the scanner hardware and the operating system, utilizing Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). As operating systems evolve, the APIs may change. Updated drivers ensure that the scanner can communicate effectively with the latest API versions, preventing compatibility issues and system instability. This version of "vs355su.exe" has been downloaded 19,260 times with a user rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on 147 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 8.9 MB.

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Supported Models

UMAX Astra Scanners (specific models below)



Supported Operating Systems


File Name

Additional Notes

Driver Date


File Size

8.93 MB

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

Windows 98SE

Windows 98

Supported Models

Astra 1200S

Astra 1220P

Astra 1220S

Astra 1220U

Astra 1600U

Astra 2000P

Astra 2000U *

Astra 2010U

Astra 2100U *

Astra 2200 *

Astra 2400S

Astra 4000U *

Asterisk (*) indicates the software requires an additional patch to function on Windows XP. This patch can be found here

I've personally used these drivers successfully with a Umax Astra 2010U scanner on Windows XP and ME systems. This download contains the drivers and VistaScan software.

Uploaded By

J (DG Member) on 4-Dec-2003

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
2 Apr 2007

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 3 out of 5
Compatibility: 3 out of 5
"its very good drivers"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Jassim A. Rahim

19 Jan 2005

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"I have Astra 3600 usb Scanner but lost the driver

please can Iget driver for this scanner

Best regards


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How to Update UMAX Astra Scanners (specific models below) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the UMAX Astra Scanners (specific models below) driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter UMAX Astra Scanners (specific models below) into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the UMAX Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the UMAX website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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