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Scanner problem Scanner says it is going to 'Download application list' then it displays 'Cannot download application list'. I am unable to scan anything. The scanner has always worked, now I don't know why this has happened.

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  • zbmoran Feb 10, 2008

    Scanner says it is going to 'Download application list' then it displays 'Cannot download application list'. I am unable to scan anything.
    The scanner has always worked, now I don't know why this has happened.

  • mystikal2 Nov 16, 2008

    I have the same problem..... makes no sense. It was working just fine, getting frustrated and ready to throw it away, re-downloaded the Dell-All-In-One Center again and still getting the same error.

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Try to reinstall the print management software, first.

got backup?

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