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Cannot push scan on Mac

I'm a mac user, and I cannot push scan through the Samsung CLX-3160. I can pull scan, but then I can only scan single pages. I was hoping to use this scanner to feed documents through the ADF and save multiple pages into a single .pdf file. When I choose the "Scan to an Application" or any of the other Scan features on the printer itself, it either says "Connecting" for a while and then totally stops, or else it says "Connection Error." In Photoshop, I'm readily able to pull images from it, so obviously, my computer knows that the scanner is there. Any thoughts?

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  • didierg Oct 26, 2008

    same problem

  • Anonymous Nov 29, 2008

    I have the same problem. Actually, I was not even able to pull scan. How did you it? I installed the Samsung software, but my Mac doesn't see the scanner. I can print, though, so the printer is connected properly.

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    me too.  It sucks

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Are you working wireless? Connect directly by cable and you can work in two directions (printing is oneway and scanning too, but than the other way around. The last is only possible with cable connection)

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