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I can't the scanner to scan... Please help!

The machine is out of ink but I should still be able to scan a document, right?

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Yes you should.

Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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yes, you can test the scanner without inks.
use the hp solution center c01810967.gif installed on the computer Double-click the HP Solution Center icon (c01810967.gif ) on your desktop
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  • For a text document with or without graphics : Click the on-screen Scan Document "button" in HP Solution Center.
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Am I able to scan a picture into my computer. I have windows 7, the model is a mfc-5440cnz and do you need ink to do this? thank you for help


The best way to scan images to save on yourcomputer is to use the scanner software on the computer. Not the scan functionon the scanner.
You don't say what type of scanner software you have but usually scannersoftware works this way:
1) Place photo on scanner
2) Open scanner software
3) Using the software, Initiate scan
4) Name the Scanned item and save it to your desired location/folder
Note: some applications will automatically save to --My Documents--My Pictures
5) Repeat process for each pic to be scanned

Also, if you are just scanning, it should not matter what the ink situation is.

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Can i use the machine hp c5180 to scan document even if no ink?


Ria,

Please understand that the scanner and the printer have no connection. So, even if the printer is dead you can still scan. Yes, you will have problems when you want to print the scanned copy.

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By the "light bulb," do you mean the scanner lamp? That lamp should only turn on when you are actually scanning, faxing, or copying a document. You should be able to still use the machine to scan and fax, even with the yellow ink empty. Try scanning a document to see if the scanner lamp comes on.

As far as printing or copying goes, you won't be able to print or copy anything until you replace the yellow ink, even if you try printing in black and white only.

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I want to scan documents with my Pixma MP 150


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How do I scan a document please?!


Hello,
you can a document using a scanner.
1. you have to find a SCANNER machine that is responsible in scanning the files you want to scan.
2. Then after you find a scanner, next thing to do is to place the document file in the scanner and make sure that your scanner is properly connected and turn on.
3. Click and run the software that is bundled with the scanner to scan the document and then you have to set the path where your scanned file is to be place.
4. Then after the scanning process finished then click the save button to save the scanned files.

Thanks

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Error message code 2,140,0


I had a similar problem (error Code:2,140,2) in Canon PIXMA MP250 all-in-one, and it was solved when I replaced both ink cartridges which were in low ink (almost without ink). I know an scanner problem is not supposed to be in relation with ink or printer problems, but that's the way I've fixed it. Good luck!

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If you can't do anything regarding this, contact Vendor.

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May need to open the top drag the scanner all the way away from its home position, and then turn on, let the scanner find its way home. May help

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