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HP C6280 won't let me scan to the computer. Only options are "Scan & Reprint" or "Scan to Memory Card". I just want to save image directly on my computer but it doesn't let me. I've uninstalled and reinstalled and that didn't help. How do I get the scanner to give me an option to save to the computer???

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  • claudiaudi Feb 20, 2009

    I don't know what scanning software. It's an all-in-one printer/scanner/copier so I don't believe there's any separate software. Sorry, I'm not very computer savvy..just incredibly funny- and that doesn't fix computer problems

  • robmend7 Apr 12, 2009

    I have the same problem. I also would like to scan to E-Mail.using to C6280 All-in-One
    Bob


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    blueextc3221 May 11, 2010

    What scanning software aer you using?

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Ergo your problem!!
You must have scanning software installed on your PC in order for the 2 devices to communicate. It should have come bundled on the CD you got with the printer. I believe the HP software is called HPDirector.
Please find on your PC or install from your CD & that will enable you to scan to your PC.
It may already be installed. You will need to run the software to enable communications between the 2 devices.

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SOURCE: HP Photosmart C6280 Scanner

Hi - You can download the manual by clicking the link underlined in blue below:

Photosmart C6280

See page 80:

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You will need the "All in One" software for your computer:

Software

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Can you just give me a link or quick advice on scanning with HP photosmart c5180? I would like to to scan and save to disk/save to laptop.


Scanning with HP Solution Center Software in Windows
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02455373&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1153481&tmp_track_link=ot_search#N43

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