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Printing - using the 'copy' mode of the scanner

I can scan documents/pictures ok but I want to copy something. The printer should start printing as soon as the scan is finished but it's not working:( although the printer is working for all other jobs. Using Windows Vista home ....Cannon S200SP printer. Thanks for any help.

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This suggests the the 'copy' element of the software is not VISTA compatible. In VISTA help in my computer - check out the 'compatibility' options and select an operating system that the copy function did work under

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