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Hardware Problem After 9 months away I came back to a scanner that seems locked but isn't. The bar will only go an inch or so when scanner is turned on. Anything I can do? Light is working and I updated the driver for XP.

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I got a similar problem with my Umax 4000U some years ago. The scanner failed to initialise after power up. The led was blinking. The supplier told me he only 'greased' the shaft to solve the problem. I got the same problem again after a year. To me it looked like the transport motor doesn't have enough power. Opening the case and pushing the 'scan wagon' from its power off position helped sometimes. Hope this helps a little.

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