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Scan problem,try starting scan from the computer.refer to documentation for details. what can i do?

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Hi, I'm not good with computers either. Well, if you have a Windows Vista, then I suggest you do these steps because that's how I scan my pictures and art into my computer.

1. Open Windows Photo Gallery.

2. Click File, and then click Import from Camera or Scanner.

3. In the Import Pictures and Videos window, click the scanner that you want to use, and then click Import.

If you still can't do it, I'm sorry.,Good luck though

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Kindly install the scanner software for printer the driver software cd just re install it will install the scanner software and make sure in device manger there is not other usb device listed if it is there just remove it. And refresh it in will automatically install the driver.

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Refer a web link for ADF cleaning

Step One: Refer a Web Document for ADF cleaning.
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I am referring you to the necessary web document as it contains detailed steps with necessary text, hyperlinks and graphics:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&docname=c01609880
NOTE: Clicking the link above may give an error indicating it is invalid. If this occurs, copy the portion of the address on the remaining line(s) and paste it at the end of the address showing in your browser until the complete address is displayed in the Address box.
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I am referring you to the necessary web document as it contains detailed steps with necessary video, the printer model may varies from the original values, but the ADF mechanism is same in both model.
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How do you get the Canon Pixma mp500 to scan?


Hi there,

Scanning images,
About Scanning images
You can scan images from the machine to a computer without printing them and save them in popular formats. Scanned data saved on your computer can be processed using image processing software. Furthermore, you can use the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert scanned paper documents to text data.

* Before scanning
Before scanning images, confirm the following :
- Are the necessary software (MP Drivers and MP Navigator) installed ?
If the software is not installed, install it.
- Does the document to be scanned meet the requirements for an original to be set on the Platen Glass ?
- Is the machine connected to a computer correclty.
Confirm that the connection between the machine and the computer is physically secure.

Scanning Methods.

A) Scanning Using the MP Navigator
MP Navigator enables you to scan in documents loaded on the Platen Glass and view images saved on your computer or on a memory card. Scanned documents can be previewed and easily printed and edited according to your needs.
You can use the supplied application softwares to edit or print the document you have scanned.

Windows : Double-click the [MP Navigator 2.0] icon on your desktop to launch MP Navigator.
Mac : Select [Applications] from the [Go] menu, then double-click the [MP Navigator 2.0] icon to launch MP Navigator.

You can launch the following application software from the MP Navigator.
* Easy-PhotoPrint (Photo Printing)
* ArcSoft PhotoStudio (Photo image editing)
* ScanSoft OmniPage SE ( Converting scanned document to text)
- This application software may not be supplied with teis machine in some country.

Note : If you did a [Custom Install] and only installed the MP Driver and MP Navigator, these application software were not installed and thus cannot be launched. To launch any of the above application softwares from MP Navigator, do a [Custom Install] once again to install them.
For detailed operations of the MP Navigator, refer to the Scan Guide.


B) Scanning Using the Operation Panel of the Machine
You can scan documents to your computer by using the Operation Panel.
Important : Do not insert or remove USB cables when scanning images with the machine connected to a computer, or when the computer is at sleep or standby mode.
*If you are using Windows XP
The program selection screen is displyed the first time you press [Color] or [Black] on the machine.. Specify the [MP Navigator 2.0] as the application software to use, check [Always use this program for this action], then click [OK]. From the next time, MP Navigator is automatically started.

*When using Mac OS X
For the machine to start scanning when [Color] or [Black] is pressed, you need to set MP Navigator as the starting application software in Image Capture under [Applications] of Mac OS X.

1) Press [ON/OFF] to turn on the machine.
2) Load the documents on the Platen Glass.
3) Select the scan option.
a) Press [Scan].
The scan operation selection screen is displayed.
b) Use Up or Down arrows to select the scan operation, then press [OK].
Scan standby screen is displayed.
Save to PC : The document is scanned and saved.
Save as PDF file : The document is scanned and stored as a PDF file.
Attach to E-Mail : The document is scanned, and the image is attached to an e-mai using the e-mail application software.
OPen with application : The document is scanned and displayed on the registered application software.

4) Press [Color] or [Black].
The document is scanned. The settings configured from MP Navigator apply when scanning.
Important : If with some types of original the position and size of the image is not scanned in correctly, please refer to the "Selecting the Behaviour of the Operation Panel with Mp Navigator " in the Scan Guide (on-screen manual). and change the MP Navigator [Document Type] and [Document Size]] to match those of the original being scanned.
Note : The operation to be performed after scanning the document depends on the scan operation setting you have selected in step 3. For details on how to modify the operation settings, refer tp the Scan Guide on-screen menual.

C) Scanning from an Application Software
You can scan an image from TWAIN-or- WIA (Windows XP only) complaint application software and handle the scanned image in the application software. For detailed operations, refer to the Scan Guide (on-screen manual).

Hope this helps.
Please rate my response.
Thanks
Have a good day.

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Hi there,
Scanning images : You can scan images from the machine to a computer without printing them and save them in popular image types such as JPEG, TIFF, bitmaps or PDF. If you are scanning printed text, you can use the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert it to text data.

Scanning Methods : You can select from various scanning methods.
* If you want ot Edit or Print the Scanned images
MP Navigator EX enables you to edit the scanned images, such as optimizing or trimming. You can also start appilication sotfware from MP Navigator EX to edit ot print the scanned images.
For detailed operations of MP Navigator EX, refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen manual.
You can also use the Operation Panel to open MP Navigator EX as well as open it using the computer.

-- Opening MP Navigator EX using the Operation Panel
1) (MAC only) Prepare your computer before scanning.
This operation is not necessary for MAC OS X v.10.4 x.
For details, refer to "Scanning Methods" in the User's Guide on-screen manual.
2) Turn on the machine.
3) Load the original Document on the Platen Glass.
4( Press the SCAN button, then press the Color or Black button.

* If you want to Scan Originals with Advanced Settings.
Scan Gear enables you to scan originals with advanced settings such as the resolution. For detailed operations of ScanGear , refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen-manual.

Besides the above mentioned methods, you can use a TWAIN or WIA-( Windows Vista and Windows XP only) complaint application software and the Control Panel (Windows Vista and Windows XP only) to scan originals with this machine. For detailed operations, refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen manual.

Hope this helps.
Have a good day.

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HOW DO I SCAN A DOC.


Hi there,
Scanning images : You can scan images from the machine to a computer without printing them and save them in popular image types such as JPEG, TIFF, bitmaps or PDF. If you are scanning printed text, you can use the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert it to text data.

Scanning Methods : You can select from various scanning methods.
* If you want ot Edit or Print the Scanned images
MP Navigator EX enables you to edit the scanned images, such as optimizing or trimming. You can also start appilication sotfware from MP Navigator EX to edit ot print the scanned images.
For detailed operations of MP Navigator EX, refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen manual.
You can also use the Operation Panel to open MP Navigator EX as well as open it using the computer.

-- Opening MP Navigator EX using the Operation Panel
1) (MAC only) Prepare your computer before scanning.
This operation is not necessary for MAC OS X v.10.4 x.
For details, refer to "Scanning Methods" in the User's Guide on-screen manual.
2) Turn on the machine.
3) Load the original Document on the Platen Glass.
4( Press the SCAN button, then press the Color or Black button.

* If you want to Scan Originals with Advanced Settings.
Scan Gear enables you to scan originals with advanced settings such as the resolution. For detailed operations of ScanGear , refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen-manual.

Besides the above mentioned methods, you can use a TWAIN or WIA-( Windows Vista and Windows XP only) complaint application software and the Control Panel (Windows Vista and Windows XP only) to scan originals with this machine. For detailed operations, refer to the Scanning Guide on-screen manual.

Hope this helps.
Have a good day.



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