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OCR Instructions ??

When filling out the OCR table prior to scanning I have no idea what to insert in the second section "Save scanned image to..."

It keeps coming up with the caption "specifies the program where the scanned image is transferred"

What would be an example of an acceptable program in order that I may be allowed to edit it afterwards?

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There are two places where this printer can store ocr files . the cache within the printer might be full , do empty old documents from the printer , and secondly it saves directly to your PC , a file or a folder has to be specified from the software , for it to dump the scanned file , In short you should remove your old documents and make space for new ones

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