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No picture, scans coming out white

Hi, So i preview the scan bed and it just comes up white. The scanner was working perfectly a few days ago so I'm at a loss....also its making all the right noises and the lamp is on but it only moves 80% across the glass than stops and comes back. please help!!

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Re: no picture, scans coming out white

First reinstall drivers , If problem not solved go to ur provider to repair your scanner . Thank You.

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