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Scanning How to scan a picture from an HP 5510 all-in-one printer to a iBook G4+ Thanks, Gail

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    I am unable to scan a picture

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    I can't scan with my HP Color LaserJet 2840 with Photoshop Elements 6.

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Yes , also check to see how old your printer is first.

If it is new the Vista drivers may work, I say this because there is Vista 32 bit and 64 bit, compatibility issues.

If you are using XP, and the printer is old, you maybe in luck. Your original CD will work just install it and use the menu on your computer to scan the image.

If your printer is old and you have Vista, your software may not work.
You eventually will need to buy a newer fax machine with the latest drivers.

Don't forget, Windows 7 is going to be out soon. Most computers will be sold with Windows 7 loaded in them. Check to see if one of the system requirements on the new fax can use Windows 7 software.
Good luck.

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I guess the first thing we have to do is download and install scanning software and drivers for your printer on to your ibook.

Go to HP web and do so, if you still have trouble let us know
here is a link for your printer and mac/windows systems

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