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I cant find the program on my computer to start scanning

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You can use alot of windows programs to get an image from your scanner , for instance open paint then click on file at the top then on the drop list choose from scanner or camera to get an image from

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Posted on Nov 27, 2008

  • jason Nov 27, 2008

    if you installed a program then it shoul be there.

    but you do not have to have a specific program to get images from your scanner just the drivers

    sorry your not happy with my info but you have not hardly given any info either

  • jason Nov 27, 2008

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1) Make sure that the power to your scanner is On but do not plug your scanner into your computer until instructed to do so by the software.

2) Place the CD that came with your scanner into the CD drive of your computer. Install the software for your scanner and plug your scanner into your computer.

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Second, you can scan a document to your computer by going to: Start > All Programs > Accessories > Paint.

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This message will come up when you are scanning from the Stand alone printer not from the computer.

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You do not need a button.
Simply open a program and acquire the photos from here...
Example : Start- Programs- Accessories- Paint- File- From scanner or camera...

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