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Brother MFC-640CW All-In-One InkJet Printer Scanning Issue

The scanner has worked before, but all of a sudden it no longer works. I put in a paper, press the scan button, ask it to scan to "image" and then the screen says "Scanning- Connecting to PC".
But nothing happens after that! The computer doesn't even acknowledge it's there, and the scanner doesn't even scan. Eventually it gives up and goes back to scanning options. Everything is plugged in, I've checked, so what's the problem?

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Re: Brother MFC-640CW All-In-One InkJet Printer Scanning...

The first thing to do would be to download and reinstall scanning software and drivers on pc, something there is missing / changed I would guess.

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really you need to click THIS LINK it will take you to Brother's download area

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After you installed it , did yo go to all programs and brother , open the scanner untility set the utility to LEGAL and reboot?

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