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Won't scan Scanner not working with vista

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    my lexmark x4270 will print,copy, but i cant get it to scan. i have vista 64 system

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MINE DOESNT WORK WITH VISTA EITHER??????

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Option one: Scan using Windows Fax and Scan
  1. Click the Windows icon (c01319360.gif ), click Programs , and then click Windows Fax and Scan .
    NOTE: The Windows Fax and Scan option is available in the Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions of Windows Vista. If you have the Home Basic or Home Premium edition of Windows Vista, skip to Option two: Scan using Paint .
  2. Click New scan .
  3. Click File , and then click Scan .
Option two: Scan using Paint
  1. Click the Windows icon (c01319360.gif ), click Programs , and then click Accessories .
  2. Click Paint .
  3. Click File , and then click From Scanner or Camera .
  4. Click Scan .

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Try oprning up Windows Photo Gallery, then File tab at top, then click on Import from Scanner or Camera.

The HP should come up as an option, so click on it.

I found that with upgrade to Vista, the actual SCAN button on the HP 2210 did not work -- but this back door through Photo Gallery lets me scan and import the scan as a jpg file.

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CHECK BELOW OTHERWISE GO TO HP WEB SITE AND LOOK FOR THE DRIVER SUPPORT TO DOWNLOAD.


Scanning
Use one of the following three methods to scan a document. Method one: Scanning with Windows Photo Gallery
  1. Click the Windows (c01367376.gif ) icon.
  2. Click All Programs .
  3. Click Windows Photo Gallery .
  4. Click File , and then click Import From Scanner or Camera .
  5. Click Import .
  6. Click Scan .
Method two: Scanning with Windows Fax and Scanning
NOTE: This feature works only with Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Business, and Windows Vista Enterprise.
  1. Click the Windows (c01367376.gif ) icon.
  2. Click All Programs .
  3. Click Windows Fax and Scanning .
  4. Click New Scan .
  5. Click File , and then click Scan .
Method three: Scanning with Paint
  1. Click the Windows (c01367376.gif ) icon.
  2. Click All Programs .
  3. Click Accessories .
  4. Click Paint .
  5. Click File , and then click From Scanner or Camera .
  6. Click Scan .

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Hi,
The all in one solution software you used in XP doesn't work fully with Vista.

But you can still scan and copy by using Windows Photo Gallery.

1. Click on files tab at the top in Window Photo Gallery.
2. Click on import from camera or scanner.
3. Highlight your scanner icon (ie HP J5780) then click import.
4. New scan window will popup, now you can preview or scan using this basic looking Vista utility.

Hope that helps.

Chris (ziraffa)


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i had the same problem with vista home premium. vista does not support one touch scanning (pressing the scan button on the printer). to use scanner with vista home os use the paint application and start scanning with the file section. step by step:
start (windows) icon lower left tool bar
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the hp should start working - note: i sent a short cut to the desk top for the paint program for future use

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Introduction Some products do not have full scan functionality in Windows Vista. This is because full-featured Vista drivers are not available for all products, especially older products. However, the Windows Vista operating system installed on your computer includes a basic print driver. This driver allows you to scan an original and save it as an image using workaround methods. You cannot use the advanced scanning features that you might have used with your product before you installed Microsoft Windows Vista. Scanning an original and saving it as an image Follow these steps to scan an original document, and then save it as an image. Step one: Load the original Follow these instructions to load the original in the product.
  1. Raise the top cover of the product.
  2. Place your original print-side down on the glass.
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  3. Close the scanner lid.
Step two: Workarounds for scanning an original and saving it to the computer Select one of the following three workaround methods to scan an original and save it as an image. Method one: Scan with Windows Photo Gallery
  1. Click the Windows (c01319360.gif ) icon.
  2. Click Programs .
  3. Click Windows Photo Gallery . The program opens in a new window.
  4. Click File , and then click Import from Camera or Scanner .
  5. Click Import .
  6. Click Scan .
Method two: Scan with Windows Fax and Scanning
NOTE: This feature and the following instructions work only with Vista Ultimate, Vista Business, and Vista Enterprise versions of Windows.
  1. Click the Windows (c01319360.gif ) icon.
  2. Click Programs .
  3. Click Windows Fax and Scan . The program opens in a new window.
  4. Click New Scan .
  5. Click File , and then click Scan .
Method three: Scan using Paint
  1. Click the Windows (c01319360.gif ) icon.
  2. Click Programs .
  3. Click Accessories .
  4. Click Paint . The program opens in a new window.
  5. On the Paint toolbar, click File , and then click From Scanner or Camera .
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1 Scan using Windows Fax and Scan
Click the Windows icon (c01319360.gif ), click Programs , and then click Windows Fax and Scan . NOTE: The Windows Fax and Scan option is available in the Business, Ultimate, and Enterprise editions of Windows Vista. If you have the Home Basic or Home Premium edition of Windows Vista, skip to Option two: Scan using Paint .
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  • Click File , and then click Scan .
  • Option two: Scan using Paint
    1. Click the Windows icon (c01319360.gif ), click Programs , and then click Accessories .
    2. Click Paint .
    3. Click File , and then click From Scanner or Camera .
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