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Image wont show

When I scan something it makes a loud sound and the image comes out like black and white rain.

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Re: image wont show

There seems to be a problem inside the mechanism of the machine ,you would be best have a tech look inside.There might be a loose assembly just.

Posted on Jun 28, 2007

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