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I need instructions for scanning and setting up scan on MFC-7820N

I am have this printer since long now and am not able to setup the scanning option.


Various times I need to scan document into my computer and send it through email. I don't have instructions for operations and setup.


Can anybody provide this information?



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  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2007

    do i have to download a program into my computer to make the scanning part work. it also says check cable. which cable???

  • teetop25 Jan 06, 2008

    I also have the same problem with scanning. Mine says check cable everytime I want to scan something.....HELP!!!!! What should I do.

  • Anonymous Apr 01, 2014

    how to scan sending copies to documents , have trouble finding scanned piece at times



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