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Not scanning full page

When I scan a document it misses the top and/or bottom of the page. It has also scanned one page into two or more pages with various bits of the original doc.

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You omitted some details which might help diagnose the problem. For example, are you using the document feeder or the flatbed? Anyway, I'll take a guess here.

Check your paper size setting and make sure it matches the sheet you are scanning. (Letter, A4, Legal, etc.)

If this is not it, then try scanning from both flatbed and feeder and see if results vary. Note that when you use the feeder, scanning is done in a smaller window to the left of the flatbed, so make sure that is clean.

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1. Open the Canon IJ Network Scan Utility. (Came with your MX870) on your PC. Make sure it is ENABLED. (Look for icon in the right side of your tray and right click on it.)

2. Open Canon MP Navigator EX Came with your MX870) on your PC.
2a. Click Scan/Import Button at the top.
2b. Click Photos/Documents (Platen) button on right side.

3. Place the first page of your document on the platen. Close lid.
3a. Click the green Scan big rectangular button.
3b. Remove first page of the document, place the second page of the document on the platen, close lid.
3c. NOTE: This time, there will be a small rectangular box in the same large white box that has the small thumbnails of the page of your document that you have scanned. The small box will be labeled "Scan Complete." There will be a note that says, "Scan complete, to continue scanning load the next document and click "SCAN." There are two choices only. "Scan" and "Exit."

4. Repeat step 3 - 3c clicking on the "Scan" button in the Scan Complete box for each page of the document. When the last page is scanned and the thumbnail is in the white box with the rest of the multi-page document, click on the "Exit" button.

5. Use the Ctrl button and choose each of the thumbnails representing the pages of the document you want to save as one file. Be sure they have a yellow frame highlighting each thumbnail, as well as have a small check in the little box at the bottom left of each thumbnail.

6. At the bottom left of the MP Navigator EX window, click on the rectangular box that says, "Save as PDF file."

7. Your multi-page PDF file will be saved in the location you have specified in the settings.

If you need the drivers and software for this go to the:
Canon Support ' MX Series' PIXMA MX870 site here:
https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/support/details/printers/support-inkjet-printer/mx-series/pixma-mx870

Under: Drivers and Downloads, choose "Recommended Downloads" and get this driver and File Name: MX870 series MP Driver Ver.1.06 (Windows) 01/29/16 31.73 MB
Then under Drivers and Downloads, choose "Software" and get this software and File Name:
MP Navigator EX Ver. 3.15 (Windows 10/10 x64/8.1/8.1 x64/8/8 x64/7/7 x64/Vista/Vista64/XP/2000) 07/22/15 47.72 MB

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First, gather the paper you want to scan. If your scanner has anADF, you can load a stack of pages at a time. The first time you scan,Document Imaging detects the ADF for you.For more information about the ADF and whether your scanner has one,see the documentation that came with your scanner.
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  • If you want to scan pages manually, select the Prompt for additional pages check box. Office Document Imaging will pause after each page is scanned, allowing you to place the next page in your scanner.
  • By default, optical character recognition (OCR) is performed onyour document during the scanning process. Although performing OCR addstime to the scanning process, it also has the following benefits:
    • When you open the scanned document in Microsoft Office DocumentImaging, you can search for recognized text in the document, copyrecognized text in the document to another document or program, andsend recognized text in the document to Microsoft Word, withoutperforming OCR manually.
    • You can have your scanned files saved with an automatic filename based on the first words on the page (this is the default.)
    To turn off OCR during the scanning process (you can perform OCRmanually in the document in Document Imaging after scanning), do thefollowing:
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Organize pages in the saved file(s)Now that you've finished scanning, it's time to take a look at theresults. If your scanned pages are not open in Document Imaging, do thefollowing:
  1. On the Start menu, point to All Programs (Programs in Windows 2000), point to Microsoft Office, point to Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Microsoft Office Document Imaging to start Document Imaging.
  2. In Document Imaging, click Open on the File menu.
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You now have an online version of your stack of paper. Here are a few tips to get you started organizing pages.
  • Rearrange pages within a document In the thumbnail pane (thumbnail pane: Presents the current scanned document as one or more small images.), select one or more pages to move. Click any selected thumbnail and drag the selection to the new location in the thumbnail pane.
  • Copy a page to a new document In the thumbnail pane, select the page you want to copy. On the Page menu, click Copy Page. Switch to the Document Imaging document into which you want to insert the copied page. In the thumbnail pane, select the page that precedes the location where you want to paste the copied page. On the Page menu, click Paste Page.
  • Delete a page In the page pane or the thumbnail pane, click the page you want to delete. On the Page menu, click Delete Page.
For more information about scanning or organizing pages, see Microsoft Office Document Imaging Help.
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