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Scanning App won't open.

I get the following message when I try to open the EPSON scan application: "EPSON scan cannot be started.  Please use the Troubleshooting assistant to..."  etc. etc.  I'm using a Macbook Pro running OS X.4, and the scanner had worked fine up with this config until a few days ago.  The scanner light turns white as soon as I plug in the USB cable, stays that way, and none of the usual sounds are made.
Any ideas? Thanks in advance

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Actually, it's okay- I just installed the windows drivers under Boot Camp, and that seemed to 'reset' the scanner under OSX.

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How to scan documents to computer EPSON stylus sx410/tx410 ?


Hi Susan,
Basic Scanning
You can scan original documents and photos and save them as files on your
computer using the Epson Scan software. You can also launch Epson Scan from
any TWAIN-compliant application, such as Adobe Photoshop
1. Open the document cover and place your original face-down on the scanner
glass, in the front right corner, as shown on page 9.
2. Close the cover gently so you don't move the original.
3. Do one of the following to start Epson Scan:
Windows:
Double-click the EPSON Scan icon on your desktop.
Macintosh:
Double-click EPSON Scan in the Applications folder.
If you are scanning from an application, start your application. Then
open the File menu, choose Import or Acquire, and select your Epson
product
Select Full Auto Mode as the Mode setting
in the upper right corner. (If you are in
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a different Epson Scan window.)
5. If you want to restore faded color in a photo
or make other corrections, click Customize.
Then follow the instructions in the next
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My scanner doesn't communicate with my computer but my printer does


Hi, there are many possibilities why your scanner is undetected by your computer. It can be its logical connection, scanner driver or the scanner itself.

If you have Windows operating system, please check Device Manager. In the Device Manager please check for the following:
1. Any yellow or red X's, question marks or exclamation marks related to the scanner.
2. Under the Category of Imaging Devices - Check for Epson Product name.

If IMAGING DEVICES is listed, test the scanner from PAINT as follows.
If IMAGING DEVICES is not listed then the scanner is not being recognized. Try another USB port or cable until the scanner shows up in the Device Manager. (The scanner must be on and connected in order for the computer to recognize it)
If you see an Imaging Device that points to your Epson Scanner or Unknown Device that has a yellow question mark or exclamation point, you need to update the driver.

Try to scan in Paint to isolate the issue between your computer and scanner.
To scan in Paint, do the following:

1. Click on START > ALL PROGRAMS > ACCESSORIES > PAINT.
2. Click on FILE then select FROM SCANNER OR CAMERA.
3. Choose COLOR PICTURE.
4. Scan.

If it does not work, it is possible your Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) service is not started.

To restart this process please follow the steps listed bellow.

1. Click on Start > Control Panel > Administrative tools
2. Double-click on Services to access the list of available services.
3. In the Services window scroll down to the bottom and double-click on the Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) Service.
4. Select the STOP option.
5. Click the START option to restore the service.
6. Try scanning again into Paint.

If it scans fine, try scanning from the application that you normally use. If you are still unable to scan or receive any error messages, try reinstalling the scanner driver or software.

If you have Macintosh operating system, please check Apple System Profiler if your scanner is properly detected. The reinstall the scanner driver.

If your scanner is still undetected, please contact your scanner manufacturer for any possible driver updates.

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I use an iMac 21.5"


delete the epson scan app and reinstall it with the latest drivers from epson.

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Install another scanning software, if you have photoshop or any imaging software, you can use the scanner by going to the menu, then choose File, Import, TWAIN, Acquire and the scanner control will appear.

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I need to scan A document using an epson RX425 printer how do I do it #


It depends somewhat on your OS and the software installed you have installed. With a Automatic Document Feed, the pages need to be face up and the top edge forward in the feeder. On the glass platen, put the documents face down.

Open a TWAIN-compliant scanning application (XP, Vista and Win7 all have Paint which can acquire scans). Vista and Win7 also have Windows Fax and Scan. If you installed other software (such as that which came with the scanner), you would use that - Epson Smart Panel or ArcSoft Photo Impressions. Next open Epson Scan (this doesn't work with the Mac software so look at epson.com for Mac info). This runs the scan (and any specific resolution adjustments you make). It will generally launch when you hit Scan in the application. You can run Epson Scan alone if you do not want to edit the documents right away. Click Start > All Programs > Epson Scan > Epson Scan to use Epson Scan. In the Epson Smart Panel, you would click Scan and Save to start scanning or Scan with Options to adjust the settings prior to scanning.

If the Epson Smart Panel is installed and set up for it (including having a monitor running), you can also initiate scans from the scan button on the unit. Scan problems most often occur when there is a block in two-way communication. Try a new data cable and a different port. If you have a USB hub or print server, try a direct connection. The cable should be under 6' long for best results.

I hope this helps.

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Can you scan photos on the Epson DX6000 and save the image to the computor? If possible how do I go about it?


Hello,

Starting a Scan With EPSON Scan If you want to scan an image and save it directly to a file, you can start EPSON Scan as a “standalone” program.
step_1.gif Place your document or photo on the scanner. See Placing Documents or Photos for instructions.

step_2.gif Do one of the following to start EPSON Scan:


    Windows:
    Double-click the EPSON Scan icon on your desktop.


    Or select Start > All Programs or Programs > EPSON Scan > EPSON Scan.

    Mac OS X:
    Open the Applications folder and click the EPSON Scan icon.


    The EPSON Scan window appears.
step_3.gif If the Mode setting in the upper right corner of the window is set to Full Auto Mode, click the Scan button. For instructions on selecting optional settings, see Using Full Auto Mode.


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01.gif mark_no.gif Note: 01.gif 01.gif To change scan modes, see Changing the Scan Mode.
step_4.gif The File Save Settings window appears. For instructions on selecting options, see Selecting File Save Settings.


cj35003e.gif step_5.gif When you are finished selecting File Save Settings, click OK. EPSON Scan starts scanning in Full Auto Mode.

step_6.gif The scanned image is automatically saved in the specified location.


    If the Open image folder after scanning checkbox is selected in the File Save Settings window, Windows Explorer or the Macintosh Finder automatically opens to the folder where the scanned image was saved.

Please follow this link for same manual with screenshots:

http://support.epson-europe.com/onlineguides/en/dx6000/html_s/scan1_1.htm


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I want to scan a document to my computer


have you installed all the scanning software that came with the scanner, Install them and go through these steps to scan a document using Twain;

Overview of the Basic Procedure
This section outlines the basic scanning procedure using a TWAIN-compliant application. For detailed procedure, see the Scanning an Image.
Make sure the CX6600's power cord is plugged in.
Place your materials on the document table.
Start a TWAIN-compliant application.
In the application, open EPSON Scan.
Full Auto Mode:
EPSON Scan automatically previews the images and recognizes the document source and type. images are automatically optimized and scanned.
Home Mode or Professional Mode:
Make settings to optimize images and click Scan.
The scanned images are sent to the application.
Save the scanned images in the application.

Scanning / How to Scan
Scanning an Image
Turning on the CX6600
Placing your materials on the document table
Starting the software and scanning an image
EPSON Scan provides three modes for you to make any scanning settings; Full Auto Mode, Home Mode, and Professional Mode. This section describes how to scan an image in the Full Auto Mode. The Full Auto Mode lets you scan images using automatically-adjusted settings. For more details, see Choosing a Scanning Mode.
Note:

You cannot scan an image with a size that exceeds the available memory or disk space. If you try to scan the image, an alert appears on the screen.
Note for Macintosh users:

Most illustrations shown in this section are for Windows, so they may vary in appearance from what actually appears on your screen. The instructions are the same, except as noted.
Caution:

Before starting the following steps, make sure that all the necessary software including EPSON Scan has been installed. For details about how to install the software, see the Start Here sheet.
Turning on the CX6600
Before turning on the CX6600, make sure it is connected to your computer.
Press the On button to turn on the CX6600. All mode lights flash, then the mode button for the mode you used last lights, meaning it has completed its initialization.

Placing your materials on the document table
You can scan reflective documents (like photos or paper). See Placing Photos and Documents on the Document Table.

Starting the software and scanning an image
You can start EPSON Scan in the following ways.
* Start EPSON Scan directly as a stand alone application
* Start EPSON Scan from a TWAIN-compliant application
This section provides information on how to start EPSON Scan from ArcSoft PhotoImpression. For details on starting EPSON Scan as a stand-alone application, see Starting EPSON Scan.
Note; if you are using Windows 98:

ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5 supports Windows 98 Second Edition or later. For version earlier than Windows 98 Second Edition, use EPSON Scan or other TWAIN compliant applications. See Starting EPSON Scan for details.
Start ArcSoft PhotoImpression.
For Windows users:
Click Start, point to All Programs (for Windows XP users) or Programs (for Windows 98, Me, or 2000 users), and select ArcSoft PhotoImpression 5. Click PhotoImpression 5.
For Macintosh users:
Double-click the Applications folder on your Macintosh HD, then double-click the PhotoImpression folder. Finally, double-click the PhotoImpression 5 icon.
Click the Camera/Scanner button.
Select a file format, location, and file name, then click Epson Stylus CX6600. EPSON Scan starts. See File formats for information on file formats.
Note for Windows XP users:

Do not choose WIA-Epson Stylus CX6600 from the menu to select the CX6600. If you select it, you cannot use the Epson scanner function fully.
EPSON Scan automatically previews the image, and recognizes the document source and type.
If you want to select more settings, click Pause, then click Options to open the Options dialog box. For more details on settings, click the Help button in the Option dialog box.
After EPSON Scan has previewed and recognized the document type, the following window appears. You can see the document type in the window.
EPSON Scan automatically locates the target images, modifies their skew, and starts scanning.
Caution:

Do not open the scanner unit during scanning or copying; otherwise, you may damage the CX6600.
Note:

Be aware that clicking Cancel on this screen closes EPSON Scan.
The scanned image is sent to ArcSoft PhotoImpression.
Note:

* Depending on the image you want to scan, you may not get the expected scanned image. In this case, scan the image in the Home Mode or Professional Mode.

* When you scan in the Full Auto Mode, black and white documents might be recognized as a color document. In this case, scan the image in the Home Mode or Professional Mode.
If you still experience problem scanning, un-install the entire software and re-install them all over. Install all the packages in the CD. Cheers!

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If you are asking about Epson Stylus DX4000 printer, then the answer is YES. To start scanning you need to do is (according to the user manual):

"Do one of the following to start EPSON Scan:

Windows:
Double-click the EPSON Scan icon on your desktop.

Or select Start > All Programs or Programs > EPSON Scan > EPSON Scan.

Mac OS X: Open the Applications folder and click the EPSON Scan icon."

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What is the error message? SCANNER ERROR?
If that is what you getting, turn printer off then open scanner cover- on the left hand side there is a toggle log for scanner, position it to unlock then turn printer on then try scanning/copying again.

if your having a different error message pls indicate the exact error that you are getting.

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http://www.epson.com/
Hi, try this version just visit epson web site to download scanner driver.

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