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7420 won't scan with my Mac G5 (OS 10.5.5).

I can't even figure out how to get the software to make it scan. The Brother website, as far as I can tell, only helps PC users. But the 7420 was sold to me as suitable for Macs. 
The copy function works fine. The printer function works fine. Only the scan function fails to work. I can't even figure out how to get started on it. 
Somebody told me to download vuescan, and I did, but it is not picking up the 7420.

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You must have paper port to use the scan part of the machine. if you have the original cd that came with machine it has paper port in it. may be if you go to brother.com you could download this software let me know brother tech

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