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SCX 4100 scanner problems

I am using windows vista and I have installed smart thru 4. My SCX 4100 samsung printer is working properly, Copying properly but When i try to scan I receive "can not open device" I have gone to Samsung and downloaded recent driver but still does not work. How do I correct the problem.

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  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    my scanner is not supported to the device

  • Anonymous Dec 21, 2008

    there is no problem with printing and copying, but the problem is with regard to scanning i have tried many ways and number of times but I couldn/t scan even a single image or script

  • FlyingFish99 Dec 31, 2008

    with the Vuista driver the printer works, thecopier works, but the scanner appears to Vista as a Xerox WorkCentre Pro, and is a total no-op.

  • hi patel Jan 02, 2009

    i have same problem

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Like to scan but able not to download driver and smart thru any idea?

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In the SmartThru application, find the devices connected list (usually on the upper right corner at the main screen). Select the SCX-4100 from the list, since this software will work with many scanners. After selecting the unit, close and restart the program.

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  • Majesteit Oct 05, 2010

    I also don't seem to be able to scan. I have a perfectly normal computer with Vista installed (no idea if it's 32- or 64-bits, they don't tell you that when you buy it (and I don't ask it)).
    I installed the SmartThru application. When I connect the SCX-4100 with the computer and click on pre-scan it kind of scans, then I click on scan and the SCX-4100 seems to scan, but there doesn't seem to be a way of saving it. It *says* that you can select a folder, but I can't. I can only kind of click on the nr 3 option that says 'Select Folder'. Well, whatever I try, I can't select a folder. I looked about ten times in my computer if the scans are saved somewhere secretly, but I cannot find a thing. I tried if I could maybe drag the picture to a folder, and those kind of things; nothing works.
    The funny (read: annoying) thing is that the PDF says: 'with SmarThru scanning is fun again!'
    Well, no fun for me. Just annoyance.
    By the way, copying and printing work fine.

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