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I cannot find the scans.

The scans are going to C:\Documents and Settings\My Name\My Documents\My Pictures\today's date. The last date I see is 1\19\2009. I can eventually find the scan with photoshop, but this method is too slow. How do I fix this?

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  • Artiste1 Jan 24, 2009

    Sorry. I do not know how to implement your solution. The scanner icon is on my desk top .....I cannot change where the photos are going. I cannot find the folder with today's date

  • Artiste1 Jan 24, 2009

    This is one way of finding the jpg, but for some reason the scans are not being put into folders with the rest of the list of dated images. That is where I want to see them. I am not sure what happened. Before I would go to My Documents\My Pictures. That was it.

    Now it is C:\Documents and Settings\My Name\My Documents\My Photos and the photo is not listed. The browse button in the tool box next to the above will not let me change this setting. How can I do this so I can see the folders with the dates under My Pictures?

    Thank you!

  • Artiste1 Jan 24, 2009

    This is the target "C:\Program Files\Canon\CanoScan Toolbox Ver4.1\CSTBox.exe"

    I am a little afraid to uninstall and install the software because I tried that once and then I lost the drivers.....


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Try using the software provided by canon in your scanner. Set thru that, the path to store the pics at your convenience. Normally if you go to My PC and double click you will see the scanner (icon). Just simply select the icon (left click) and then right click to select the command that you want.

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  • Pablo Csaky
    Pablo Csaky Jan 24, 2009

    Well, we have a misunderstanding here. Not panic. Open your windows explorer and go to Search, simply type there the name of the folder or file that you're looking for and see what happen.

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    Pablo Csaky Jan 24, 2009

    I thought that when you started using the photoshop the path were changed and the photoshop store your files in differents folders, you have to back to original way.

    Open your scan program and check the path where the file goes after saved. If you are doing this thru photoshop check the settings on the pop up window in photoshop when you open the program to start a new scan, in that window you can set the setting of where the program store the files.

    If you want to see the path of your scanner, select your scan icon on your desktop, then do right click and go to properties and choose "find target"

    Other way is uninstall and install the software of your scanner again.


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