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My pixma 170 prints ok, but can't get scanner to work. dialog box suggests cable connection, and then close the scanner driver. (but is ok, as printing works) (used to work ok before we upgraded to leopard could that be why?

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  • pwblewett Apr 30, 2009

    My PIXMA 500 prints fine but will scan only rarely after numerous tries and random tinkering. I did have an Epson and now get an Epson error message even though I have trashed all my Epson files and emptied the trash.

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If thats the case you can find driver update for leopard. maybe there incompatible.

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Windows Vista: Click Start, click Control Panel, and then in the category for Hardware and

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Windows 7: Click Start, and then click Devices and Printers.

2. In the list of printers, right-click the name of this product, and then click the Properties menu item

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3. Click the Device settings tab, and then move the Print Density slider to the desired setting.

4. Click the Apply button to accept the setting, and then click the OK button to close the dialog box.

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2. Make sure the product is the selected printer.
3. Click the button that opens the Properties dialog box.
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5. In the Paper Type drop-down list, click More, and then select HP Iron-on Transfer
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  1. Select 'Program' (for Windows 2000/Me/98), or 'All Programs' (for Windows XP) from the Start menu.

  2. Select the name of the printer model to remove and select 'Uninstall.'

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  3. When the MP Drivers Uninstaller window is displayed, click 'Perform.'

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  4. When the confirmation window is displayed, click 'Yes.'

  5. When the Uninstallation Complete window is displayed, click 'Complete.'

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  6. Reinstall the drivers.

Reinstall the Drivers
Note:
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    Easy Install automatically installs the software which is in the CD-ROM.
    This method is recommended for first-time users.
    Custom Install allows you to select the software programs from MP Drivers, Application Software, and On-screen Manual.
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  • Close any antivirus software that may be running prior to installing the drivers.
  1. Turn off the printer and disconnect the cable connecting the computer and the printer.

  2. Insert CD-ROM in the computer. (The CD-ROM will start automatically and the following window will be displayed on the screen.)
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  3. At the main installation window, click 'Easy Install' or 'Custom Install'.

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    (B) Click 'Install' in the following window.

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    (A) Click 'Custom Install'.

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    * Display varies according to the printer model.

  4. When the License Agreement window is displayed, read the content carefully and click 'Yes'.

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