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Scan I could scan a document. 1. I got a message that "Cannot retrieve scan application list". I never had this problem before. 2. Then I got the default status. I tried to scan from it either to a file or to Email, but it didn't work. What should I do? Thanks A. Tamir

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Re: scan

Uninstall your scanner driver and then reinstall it..

To remove your pold driver
1.) CLICK on Start, then right click computer and click on device manager

2.) Click Imaging devices and you should see your scanner

If it doesnt not show up click on View Then show Hidden devices

3.) right click your scanner and click uninstall

4.) Now put in your scanner cd, remove the usb for your scanner and put it back in and reinstall your scanner driver.. If that dont help you can try updating it and see if that works..

Let me knw whats happening, I hope the above works the rest of things to be causing this are more difficult to fix

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