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Network Scan - Samsung CLX-3160FN

I am completely set up to print over the network.  Our network administrator has set up all of the network utilities on his Windows machine.  However, when Network Scan is selected, I receive the message "Not Available" on the printer's display.  
A side problem, I am unable to access my printer's Smart Panel on my MacBook Pro 10.5.2

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  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    I have a very similar problem on a Vista/Win2k system. Network printing is ok, but i have no chance to scan to network. (Scan to usb is ok), software does work, but i cant add the scanner to/thru the software.

  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    I have the same problem!

  • sarunasb Jul 21, 2008

    the same

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2009

    Printing works fine via network but scanning doens't work on one new Windows XP SP3 desktop. To other Win XP SP3 desktops it works.

  • Anonymous Apr 07, 2009

    Same problem,,, scan yellow lines all over page!

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I have the same problem. Where I can find the solution?

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

Samsung tech support isn't much help either! what I found with their network card is that it is on and off. The smartthru panel on the desktop (XP Pro SP3), if you watch closely, it can't poll the information everytime.

Posted on Jul 25, 2008

Same problem here with windows xp pro, print ok, scan must use USB. andyone can help?

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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