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Cannot scan I installed a print server and can successfully print wireless from my desktop and my wife's laptop. My problem now is I cannot scan. I get a dialog box from Hp gallery telling me to select a source. The box is empty and their is nothing to select

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  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    i have same problem. I am connected to USB and can orint, just cant scan anything. did you get your prob fixed?

  • hannahban906 Jan 04, 2009

    i cant scan and when i looked in the users guide for help it said something about the mp navigator, but i dont have that.... help!

  • caernarvon Jan 07, 2009

    Hi, I'd like to be able to print wirelessly on my MP780 from my laptop (I'd like to scan too but that's not as high a priority). Can you tell me what wireless print server you're using? (Someone bought me a Netgear WGPS606 for Xmas but the compatibility list on the Netgear website says it's incompatible with the MP780 so I'm about to return it!)

  • hibaby44444 Jan 07, 2009

    I can't scan anything but I can copy... I am connected with usb. Getting very frustrated! Help!

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    My 1210 wen pressing the scan button will not work help

  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2009

    scan doesn't work on wireless computer how can I fix this?

  • valektor Jan 19, 2009

    Yes, I can print through my wireless connection, but when i select the scanner on my MacBook laptop, it tells me "cannot connect to scanner".
    My system is Mac osX 15.5.6


  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    how to get printer to scan?

  • Dan
    Dan May 11, 2010

    My guess would be that the wireless print server has no scan functionality.

    You will most likely have to connect via usb when you want to scan.


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