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Can't Scan documents

I can't scan items to a document - It says I am out of yellow ink - but I don't need ink to SCAN - I want to scan a document into a word document, and then print it out on a different printer. Why won;t it let me scan, and what can I do to fix the problem?

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On the scan options , "select "scan to pdf", it will scan as a document instead of printing.

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