Question about Canon CanoScan LiDE 600F Flatbed Scanner
LiDE 600F having problems with scanning to PDF file. Unable to scan. Mak sure there is enough space on the target disk.. I have over 30G available.. What do I so?
I think I might have solved my own problem, at least for the time being. If my theory is correct, then it might be a permanent solution.
I had been goint through the "CanoScan Toolbox 5" configuration line by line to see if anything would suggest a solution when I noticed that the "Folder for where temporary files are stored" had an enormously long path of C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Canon\TB50\...... By the time the temporary filename is added to the end, it may have exceeded the permissible length the system can handle. So I changed it to C:\Temp and it all started to work for me.
Worth a try for my fellow sufferers.
Posted on Aug 23, 2008
I had the same problem with a CanoScan LiDE70. In Canoscan Toolbox under settings, I just restored the system defaults. Everything works fine after that. Had the same problem on two different machines and restoring defaults waorked on both.
Posted on Mar 24, 2009
This problem happens anytime I don't use the scanner for a while. Perhaps updates from other programs create these problems, I don't know.
Anyway, I had the same problem, and tried the earlier suggestions: Changed the destination folder to C/temp.
That didn't work. Then I went to Settings in the CanoScanToolbox, and found that the Button Settings were not correct, with Photo-1 being set at Copy function, or some such change. I corrected Photo-1 to be for Photo, and now it seems to work.
Posted on May 05, 2009
I did the same as the other chap and reduced the temp folder path - it all started working again
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
The C:\Temp solution worked for me, too. But it didn't last. I believe that a registry scan/delete was the cause. I redid the C:\Temp, so I'll watch this next time I run the reg. scan.
By the way, can't Canon provide a permanent fix for this somehow? They're usually very good at customer service.
Posted on Jun 22, 2009
When i had the same problem, I used the C:\temp suggestion and it worked for a while. When the problem recurred, I select the default location under the "settings" button which worked for a while. Then back to using C:\temp which again worked for a while, etc. etc. etc. So, just keep on cycling mate!
Posted on Jan 15, 2010
Thanks so much to the dude with the c:\temp solution!! I can't begin to tally the time I've spent trying to figure out this problem.
Posted on Apr 27, 2009
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