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Can not scan

I installed a Samsung SCX-5115 printer onto a win XP machine, and can NOT get anything to scan. Initially I was receiving various twain error messages, so I downloaded the latest software and drivers from Samsung's website, uninstalled the old, and installed the new.

Now I am able to print, but the computer simply hangs whenever I try to scan a document. I tried scanning through Smart Thru 3, and a third party utility, nothing works.


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  • Sean White Jun 17, 2008

    Actually, it looks like i'm still getting the following windows error message:

    "...TWAIN is not available

    please be sure that you have drivers for your scanner installed..."

  • Sean White Jun 17, 2008

    I've restarted multiple times, to no avail.

  • Anonymous Jun 26, 2008

    Have the same problem. It will not scan to computer. Downloaded the scan drivers but still no go. :-(

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock May 11, 2010

    After you put the Twain drivers in, did you restart your computer?

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SOURCE: ADF not working for TWAIN APIs

I need a little more description. Does the ADF handles the first page, or no page at all? Keep in mind that Samsung designs its own scanning application (SmartThru). Also check that the connection (parallel or USB) is correctly configured on your app.

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SOURCE: over heating

How old is machine, many times the vents and ribs that around the machine get filled with dust. Buy a can of CANNED AIR, unplug machine lift covers off and blow out these vents.

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