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Lines in scanned documents

Whenever i scan a document, there are lines in the document. i've tried cleaning the glass but it doesnt help.

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  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    scanner is putting a line in the scanned document

  • Walkfly Jan 28, 2009

    Same here

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Usually cleaning the glass over the LEDS will take care of any lines. I reccomend you try this first.

Posted on Mar 02, 2009

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