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Attempting to scan a document and the Toolbox software reports an error: "Unable to scan. Make sure there is enough space on the target disk" with an OK button. The target disk has over 100 Gig of available space. Tried other drives, same error. Tried to copy to printer, same error. Any ideas? Same error "Unable to scan...not enough space on target dusk"

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The problem that you are having is that you are scanning at to high of a resolution.  I had this same problem.  I dropped my scan resolution down to about 1200dpi and worked fine.  The problem is that the scanned document would actually be to large for your computer to process, due to either a lack of RAM or CPU power.  Could also be caused by the flow of information through the USB is more than what your computer can handle.  1200 dpi is probably more quality than the average person would need.  Most black and white copies can be made at 600 with no difference in quality.  So, set the resolution down to 1200 or lower and try again.  Hope it helps.

Posted on Mar 05, 2009

  • Shadow1989 Mar 05, 2009

    Oh, and try scanning at higher resolutions, but check "Display the Scanner Driver" box in the tool box.  That should clear up a known issue too.



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    Rick Miller Oct 22, 2011

    I had to keep changing the desination folder in the SETTING button...only worked from SETTINGS button and not genreal location from COLR, Etc...

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Initially unplug the connections and after 10 minutes plug back the connection and try to scan .

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