Question about Dell 924 All-in-One InkJet Printer
SOURCE: I need to upgrade my
go to the manufacturers website and download any updates you may need. It would have been helpful if you mentioned your Model # and software version.
Posted on Apr 01, 2008
OCR is a software provided by Dell to convert a scanned document to editable text(word) document. If you scan without OCR software, printer will scan it as a Picture and you can not edit it.
Now here is your answer.
When you install Printer CD, it also install OCR software (Abbyy Fine reader) along with it.
You might have uninstalled the printer drivers and reinstalled them by downloading it from Dell support site.
I must tell you that Downloaded drivers from Dell site DOES NOT contain OCR software.
1. You can download free trial version(15 days) from Abbyy.com
Click here to download
2. If any of your friend or relative have printer listed below then you can use the same CD to install the OCR software.
List: Dell 924, Dell 926, Dell 928, Dell 944, Dell 946, Dell 948, Dell 964, Dell 966, Dell 968.
location on Disc:
3. You can scan using MS Paint.
Click on Start > All Programms > Acccessories > Paint
Click on "File" on Top left corner.
Click on "From scanners and cameras"
Click on "Scan"
It should be able to scan.
4. If you want to use Dell All In One Center.
You can disable OCR option for scanning and it will scan as an image.
Open Dell All in one center.
Click on Advanced scan options Under scan,
Uncheck "Use OCR software".
Click OK and try to scan again using Dell All In One center or using the printer operator panel.
Please revert for any further assistance.
Posted on Nov 06, 2008
SOURCE: Dell 948 wireless printer
u need to have wireless internet connection, first uninstall the printer sw, while reinstalling choose wireless install, follow inst, connect the printer, configure wireless adapter by choosing the correct wireless nw and by entering the security key(WEP, WPA), if wireless adapter not detected then, unplug all cables from back of printer,removed wirless adapter, press power button for 20 secs without any cables connected, connect cables, restart printer, connect the wireless adapter, u will get msg nw card detected, then try reconfiguring by entering the correct keys, in case if u dont know the security key contact ur internet service provider, once correct details are entered it will configure successfully, unplug usb cable from printer and pc, install printer sw, issue resolved, if there is no communication then check the firewall settings, anything relating to printer give full access, restart pc, try printing,
ps: if usb cable is connected to printer the nw card will be disabled.
Posted on Nov 14, 2008
SOURCE: unable to scan text doc to Word
hi i thing your software is corumpt and you nead to reinstall it. when you buy your printer you have the cd whit it. but if you don't find it you cant download the torrent of ocr
bye and good look
Posted on Dec 04, 2008
This might not be the issue but I had a similar problem when I first got the printer. Open the top-( where the ink is loaded), look at the back on the right there is a small bus cable ( flat wire usually white) make sure it is pulled in all the way into the top. Be carefull as the prongs can break. This took care of my clicking clacking when the machine came on.
Posted on Feb 05, 2009
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