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Unlock scanner how can I unlock my scanner message "unlock Scanner"

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  • steveclarke Oct 03, 2008

    scanner stays over to the left. makes a noise, but goes nowhere. then the error message comes up saying unlock scanner. the plastic red lock clip is unlocked?

  • the69shadow Oct 03, 2008

    the scanner lock is in the unlock postion and the display still says unlock scanner.

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Lift up the scanner assembly to expose the underside of the scanner. slide the locking clip up from the locked position to the unlocked position. ( red )

Posted on Sep 28, 2008

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Found this: http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/a940/a940en1.pdf

Page iv identifies the location of the scanner lock

Page 44 contains the following

• You unlock the scanner bed. For help locating the scanner lock, see the picture of the printer on page iv.

Page 51 contains

Unlock Scanner message
The scanner is locked. To unlock it:
1 Press Power to turn the printer off.
2 Use both hands to lift the printer (scanner unit) until the scanner support
holds it open.
To the left and beside the scanner support is the scanner lock. For help, see
page iv.
3 Pull the scanner lock toward you to unlock the scanner.
4 Using both hands, lift the printer (scanner unit).
5 Push and hold the scanner support back.
6 Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.
7 Press Power to turn the printer back on.

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Unlock Scanner message
The scanner is locked. to unlock it
1. Press Power to turn the All-in-one off.
2. lift the scanner unit until the scanner support holds it. To the left and beside the scanner support is the scanner lock
3.pull the scanner lock toward you to unlock the scanner.
4. close the scanner lid.
5. power on.

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Dell A940 - Unlock Scanner then press power


See

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/a940/a940en1.pdf

Page iv identifies the location of the scanner lock

Page 44 contains the following

• You unlock the scanner bed. For help locating the scanner lock, see the picture of the printer on page iv.

Page 51 contains

Unlock Scanner message
The scanner is locked. To unlock it:
1 Press Power to turn the printer off.
2 Use both hands to lift the printer (scanner unit) until the scanner support
holds it open.
To the left and beside the scanner support is the scanner lock. For help, see
page iv.
3 Pull the scanner lock toward you to unlock the scanner.
4 Using both hands, lift the printer (scanner unit).
5 Push and hold the scanner support back.
6 Lower the printer (scanner unit) until it is completely closed.
7 Press Power to turn the printer back on.

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