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I have been trying to scan old photos and save into a file but it just doesn't seem to want to work. I have done it before but this is just different from the last time. Driving me NUTS Dianne

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Hey smarter_mum,
When scanning photos with a scanner and having difficulties processing the photo's, it can be a number of problems.
1.) Make sure the Scanner's Ports are clean, blow into them and get any dust out.
2.) Make sure the Scanner's Ports are plugged in fine.
3.) Replug the scanner, and wait a couple minutes.

A nifty trick I found when Having problems such as this, is to Screenshot your photos.
What this means, if you don't already know, is if you can get the photo's to show up on your PC and just can't save them, just Hit the "prt sc" button on your keyboard, this stands for Print Screen, then open paint and hit CTRL + V, or Right-Click and Paste. This will enable you to save it in paint, and then just open it as a .JPG file. the PRT SC button is right above the Backspace button usually, and if your on a laptop, you will have to hit FN which is to the left of the spacebar, hold FN and hit prt sc.

Hope this helped - CA

Posted on Nov 09, 2008

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How can i scan a photo?


You can scan photos by
1 Open the top cover, and then load an original document facedown on the scanner glass.
2 Close the top cover to avoid dark edges on the scanned image.
3 Make sure that the printer is connected to a computer, and that both the printer and the computer are on.
4 From the printer control panel, press "scan" button.
5 If you are using a Macintosh operating system, click on the document or image preview and drag to select the
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6 If you want to save the scanned image, then from the software application, click File Save As.
7 Enter the file name, format, and location where you want the scanned image saved.
8 Click Save.
done..

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My hp psc will not scan an object everything else seems to work how do i fix it


Double Click on HP Solution Center icon to open. The HP icon will be on your desktop or in your start menu. It is the icon that materializes after you use the CD to install your HP scanner or multifunction printer. (It may appear slightly different depending on the model and type of HP scanner or printer).
Place the document or photo on the glass platen in the proper corner. There is an arrow that illustrates proper placement in HP scanners and printers.
Click the settings button on the bottom of the HP Solution center screen. It appears as a wrench. This will assist in setting up your scanner or all-in-one HP printer to scan at the touch of a button. Follow the on-screen prompts for photos and documents. Then, scan by clicking the Scan Picture or Scan Document button as appropriate.
Select the proper choice once you scan, such as save to file (specify where) or email (You also can set up a folder ahead of time so you know where to find the document or photos once they are scanned). Often times the computer will create a default my scans folder and organize them by saving them by date and month scan.
Click scan and then wait for box to appear. You will see the document or photo being saved and the blue bar will display progress in the HP screen.
Save the file if the HP software has not already done this for you. Put it in a folder you create and give it a name you will remember.
Then click "Save"to finalize it. The document should be in the folder that you designated.
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hi there.. seems, a hard job huh? transfering it from 1 folder to other.

try this , open epson scan program, goto home mode. click preview, click scan, it will open file save settings window where you can select where to save your picture, under location , look for the folder where you want to save it, if its not on the list, select other then look for the folder or for your appleworks, once you found it, click ok, it will scan and save directly to the appleworks.

i hope this one works for your.

pls come back and give me a vote. I would really appreciate that,thanks in advance. good luck.

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Hello my friend,you mean to scan a photo and save it on your folder?
If yes
  1. You run the application MP Navigator from your dekstop (or from Start, point to (All) Programs, Canon Utilities, then MP Navigator EX 1.0. Then click MP Navigator EX 1.0.)
  2. When the one-click mode screen has opened, click the Switch Mode button to switch to the navigation mode screen
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  4. Place the document face-down on the platen, and select Document Type.
  5. Click Specify... and set the preferences as required.
  6. Click Scan and it should start scanning
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  7. Edit the scanned image as required.
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Scanning Photos With the Control Panel Scan menu, you can scan photos to a file, application, or memory card.
Scan to File 1 Place a photo or photos face down on the scanner glass.
2 Press Scan to display the Scan menu.
3 Press �� or �� to select Photo.
4 Press �� until Scan To is selected.
5 Press �� or �� to select File.
6 Press Start.
The document is scanned and saved based on the Kodak AiO Home Center scan picture settings.

You can change the folder where you want these saved. Just go to tools in your printer window.
Hope this helps- Happy scanning!

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Scan images file size seems very large


That entirely depends on your scan settings. The resolution has a huge impact on file size - doubling the resolution from, say. 150dpi to 300dpi actually quadruples your file size. That being said, your scans are probably saved as BMPs. If you scan to Paint or a proprietary image editor (like Photoshop), then you can save in a compressed format like JPG or PNG and reduce the file size some more.

Bottom line - if you're scanning a full size (8.5x11) page, then less than 2MB per page is pretty decent, especially if the file is a BMP. If these are 4x6 photos, then it's still not bad if you're using a resolution like 300dpi. My digital camera takes photos at 5megapixels and the files are often 1-2MB each, and those are just photos.

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1 Load an original document facedown on the scanner glass.
2 Close the top cover.
3 From the desktop, double-click the Lexmark Imaging Studio icon.
4 Click Scan.
5 Select the Photo, Several Photos, or Document option.
6 Click Start.
7 From the Save or Edit screen menu bar, click Save.
8 To save to another folder, click Browse, and select a folder. Click OK.
9 To rename the file, enter the name in the File Name area. To assign the name as a prefix to all of your photos,
select the “Start all photos with File Name” check box.
10 To save the photo as another file type, select the file type from the File Type drop-down list.
11 To select a date for the photo, click the drop-down list, and select a date from the calendar.
12 Click Save.

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