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Scanning function doesn't work

When I push the scanner function on the all in one nothing happens. What do I need to do to make it scan documents? It prints and copies fine.

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    Sexzguy May 31, 2008

    That is NOT the case, when I press the SCAN button, nothing happens. How do you explain that?

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If it copies fine, then it IS scanning. If you are trying to scan to your computer then you will need to open the program and follow the instructions.

Posted on May 28, 2008

  • Patricia Mitchell
    Patricia Mitchell May 18, 2009

    I noticed my drive cleaner was deleting part of my scanner program. I finally hid it in a folder on my desktop and copies in other places. Whenever it found those and deleted them, I got it from the disk, or went to hp.com for drivers.

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    Patricia Mitchell May 21, 2009

    Load your printer cd and right-click 'explore'. Find the 'scan' folder and open it. Look for an icon of a computer and a cd and click and drag it to your desktop or save it in a safe place where you can find it later because it sometimes gets deleted by your windows cleaner. I used to find mine in the recycle binn after Defender Pro ran.

    Here's another thing, you can try to scan with another program like Windows imaging, and see if it will woek.

    You can also go to the website of your printer and download drivers from there for free.

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How to Scan a Document on a Multi-Function Printer

A multi-function printer with a scanner makes backing up your important documents easy. The scanner function of the printer allows you to translate a paper document like a receipt or title deed into an electronic copy that is stored on your computer. Once you have an electronic copy of your document, you can process and manipulate the document as you would any other electronic file. Follow these steps to scan a document on a multi-function printer:


Connect your multi-function printer and computer. Power them up.

Select the side of the document you are going to scan. Give the document a once-over, checking for any flaws that you do not want transferred into electronic form.

Open the printer's lid. Place the side of the document you want scanned face-down on the glass plate of your multi-function printer's scanning bed. Align the document to your satisfaction.

Close the printer's lid carefully. You may want to weigh the document down with another sheet of paper to prevent it from shifting.

Choose an appropriate scan resolution. You may have to do this using the controls of your printer or on the computer, depending on the model and software.

Press the scan button to start the process. This can be done on the printer itself or on the computer.

Preview the scan on your computer monitor. You should be able to make minor changes to the scanned image if needed.

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Scanning documents at high resolution and low data compression will produce the best image quality at the cost of file size.

Not happy with a scan? Re-check the alignment of the document and try it again. Discard the duds when you get a scan that works for you.

Using harsh cleaning chemicals such as acetone or benzene can damage your multi-function printer. Abrasive cleaners are also not good on the machine, particularly the glass surface of the scanning bed.



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Scanning is a standard all-in-one printer feature that converts a hard-copy document into electronic information, which your computer can store and modify. You can scan legal files, office reports or just about any other kind of document and create an electronic backup for your files, send it as email or alter it to suit your needs. Follow these steps to scan a document on an all-in-one printer:

Turn on your all-in-one printer and computer. Check the connections between the two machines.

Lift the printer's document lid. Examine the scanning surface and the underside of the lid for dust and fingerprints.

Put the document you wish to scan face-down on the glass. Use the alignment markers to help you square up the object. These are usually found on the left-hand edge of the scanning area.

Close the printer's document lid slowly so the document does not shift position.

Select a scan resolution. The higher the dpi (dots per inch) count, the sharper and more detailed the image.

Push the scan button. You may have to do this on the printer itself or on your computer.

Check the preview of your scan on your computer. Depending on your all-in-one printer and software, you may have to prompt your computer to display the preview for you.

Edit the image as it appears on your computer if you want to make changes. Your scanning software might let you enlarge, resize or otherwise manipulate the final product.

Accept the scan and save. Return the original document to a safe location.

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