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Hello hey my name is shelbi boomgarden i am needing help with my canon scanner i have it set up with the usb cord and all but i dont know where to go to get it setup

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You need to Unplug it, install the CD that came with it, and when the software tells you to plug it in... then plug it in and follow the prompts to finish the software/driver install.

It's fairly easy but many people plug it in first, when you need to install the CD that came with it first and ONLY plug it in when the software tells you too.

Hope this helps!

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