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I can't scan I have a CANON PIXMA MX 310 machine. When I open up MP Navigator EX and select "scan", I get a "scan failed" message.

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  • Anonymous May 14, 2008

    I have a MacBook (I don't know if that makes a difference). I am trying to scan a picture. When I click scan, it tells me "scan Failed."
    then it just resets. What do I do?
    Thanks

  • judiehope May 20, 2008

    when I try to scan it just says scan and then does nothing. I have tried menu set-up options and get no results.

  • leftyjc Nov 24, 2008

    I can't seem to connect the mx310 to the laptop (MacBook Pro). I get a message 'Can't communicate with the scanner. Check the connections'

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Has work previously

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    Have MP Navigator Ex for 6200 series om my machine. How do I update for 6300 series?

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Solution: Setting scan methods for the button (Windows) - MX310

Scanning using the Operation Panel

You can scan documents using the operation panel.
Important

bullet.gifDo not disconnect or connect the USB cable while the machine is in use.

bullet.gifIn Windows XP, the program selection dialog box may open when you press the Color Start or Black Start button on the machine for the first time. In that case, select MP Navigator EX, then select Always use this program for this action and click 'OK'. From the next time, MP Navigator EX will start automatically regardless of the selected scan mode.


arrow.gifSelecting a Response to Commands from the Operation Panel


1. Place the document face-down on the platen.



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3. Press the Color Start or Black Start button on the machine.



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