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Can not scan to mac

I have a brother mfc-240c printer and I am trying to scan to a powerbook g4 running leopard and I can not get it to scan...I even re-installed the printer software...did no good.

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    I have a mac book with leopard o.s and I can't scan

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This issue might be caused by a compatibility issue between Apple's Security Update 2008-002 and Rogue Amoeba software. If you have installed one of Rogue Amouba's applications: Instant Hijack, Airfoil, Audio Hijack Pro or Nicecast, please see the information on Rogue Amoeba's web site regarding this issue.

http://www.rogueamoeba.com/utm/2008/03/19/security-update-2008-002-compa tibility-fix/

If you do not have any of these applications installed, please contact Apple Computers for assistance.

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