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I placed a picture over the scanner glass and tried to scan it by pressing the scan key, but nothing happened Do I have to change any settings on my computer or brother machine? Please let me know...Thanks so much! Connie

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  • connienorman Nov 10, 2010

    HI, I unplugged all the cables and did what you said, but it still doesn't scan. It goes through the process now and you think it's working but it doesn't. So, I'm assuming it may be an internal error like you said and that I may have to contact my dealer. Thanks so much!!!

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You do not change any setting on your computer and on your machine: the machine work as a scanner, if you click the scan Botton, you should go to scan utility on your computer and click the scan command to receive the numeric format of the original image placed on the glass, if you need help about '' how do you scan a documemt '' : 1) click the start botton 2) go to control panel 3) click twice on the scanner and photo 4) the assistant will guide you to scan your photo. if my solution helped you don't forget to vote.

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  • connienorman Nov 08, 2010

    When I press the scan button on the brother machine it just beeps and check connection shows up in the display. Everything is connected because I can print and send and receive faxes okay. I don't know what else to try

  • polytek Nov 08, 2010

    check connection can be an error of fax line, power off the machine, unplug usb cabble, power cable, phone line, wait for 10 mn, plug only the power cable, power the machine and press the scan button, if the message was not displayed plug in the others cable, if the message still i think it is an internal error, you should call your dealer.

  • polytek Nov 08, 2010

    check connection can be an error of fax line, power off the machine, unplug usb cabble, power cable, phone line, wait for 10 mn, plug only the power cable, power the machine and press the scan button, if the message was not displayed plug in the others cable, if the message still i think it is an internal error, you should call your dealer.

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