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Vertical lines on photocopies and scans

Have cleaned the white document plate and the base plate. Did not solve the problem. The manual tells me to clean the glass below the document feeder but I cannot open it!!

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Dont try your self, as u would be some other trouble, this problem seems to be of your drum , get some techinicall person to do repair it

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If a print result of faxing, copying or scanning has uneven print density, or when copies and scans you make have vertical black lines, cleaning the platen glass may solve the problem.
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  2. Prepare two clean, soft, and lint-free cloths.

    Note:
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  3. Open the document cover.

  4. Wipe the platen glass (D), the inner side of the document cover (white area) (C), the glass of the ADF (A), and the inner side of the ADF (white area) (B) with a clean, soft, lint-free cloth moistened with water

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    (A) ADF Glass
    (B) ADF White Reference Area
    (C) Document Cover White Reference Area
    (D) Platen Glass

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    * The d
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  5. Carefully wipe away moisture from each part with another soft, dry lint-free cloth. Do not leave any residue, especially on the platen glass.

  6. Close the document cover.

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Cleaning the glass strip for the ADF (or the white pressure bar overhead) does not solve the problem.
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However a trawl of the Visioneer Web site/customer support may  give a clue.

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