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MP960 Cannot scan

The printer is connected to a Mac Airport base station, and the network and printer drivers are up to date. The printer will print across the network without any problems. However, when I try to use the scan function, it will not work. Using the MP Navigator scan software, it just says that its unable to communicate with the printer, and if I use the physical scan function on the printer itself, it won't go past the point where it says to press the scan button to start scanning. I would have thought this was a hardware problem but for the fact that the printer will print and copy without any problems. Can anyone suggest any solutions?

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