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OCR error When I try to scan a document, I accept it and it gives me an OCR error. What can I do to fix this? This is on a MAC Leopard OS. Thanks, Dina

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I downloaded the current driver for MAC from the website and replaced the one I had on my computer. It worked fine after that.

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