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I can print to printer ok. But i cannot scan from printer to computer.

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Hmmm..what kind of printer you using?

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Cannot Scan Document into my computer after doing the following: click scan; click download to computer; clicked OK; receive message Downloading Application; then receive message cannot retrieve...


A quick fix for most communication errors can be achieved by resetting the printer and/or rebooting the PC. Simply disconnect the printer from your computer. Reboot your pc. Unplug and re-plug the printer into the power source to reset it. When the printer turns on, reconnect it to your computer. Then try to print again once the computer fully recognizes the USB connection.


If that doesn't help, try the steps below:

1. Disconnect the printer from your computer.

2. Rebrick (pull out power supply, black box where the power cord is plugged in at the back of the printer, and put it back after 30 seconds).

2. On your computer, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes.

3. Delete the Lexmark print object.

4. Reboot your pc.

5. When your pc turns on, reconnect the printer.

6. Wait until your pc fully recognizes the USB connection. To check, go to Control Panel > Printers and Faxes. If you see a new Lexmark print object in the list, then try to print/scan again.

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Can you just give me a link or quick advice on scanning with HP photosmart c5180? I would like to to scan and save to disk/save to laptop.


Scanning with HP Solution Center Software in Windows
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02455373&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=1153481&tmp_track_link=ot_search#N43

FROM THE MANUAL ON PAGE 14 http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00737535.pdf Scan an image You can start a scan from your computer or from the HP All-in-One. This section explains how to scan from the control panel of the HP All-in-One only. To use the scan features, the HP All-in-One and computer must be connected and turned on. The HP Photosmart Software (Windows) or HP Photosmart Mac Software (Mac) must also be installed and running on your computer prior to scanning. ? On a Windows computer, look for the HP Digital Imaging Monitor icon in the Windows system tray (at the lower right side of the screen, near the time) to verify the software is running. Note Closing the HP Digital Imaging Monitor icon in the Windows system tray can cause the HP All-in-One to lose some of its scan functionality. If this happens, you can restore full functionality by restarting your computer or by starting the HP Photosmart Software. ? On a Mac, the software is always running. Tip You can use the HP Photosmart Software (Windows) or HP Photosmart Mac Software (Mac) to scan images, including panorama images. Using this software, you can also edit, print, and even share your scanned images. For more information, see the onscreen Help that came with the HP All-in-One. To save a scan to a memory card 1. Make sure your memory card is inserted into the appropriate slot on the HP All-in- One. 2. Load your original print side down in the right front corner of the glass. 3. Press the Scan Menu button. 4. Press to highlight Scan to Memory Card, and then press OK. The HP All-in-One scans the image and saves the file to the memory card in the JPEG format. To scan a photo and reprint it 1. Press Reprints. 2. When prompted, load your original photo print side down on the right front corner of the glass, and then do one of the following: To reprint your original photo using the default print settings ? Press Print Photos. To change print settings before reprinting your original photo a. Press OK. Basics Guide 13 HP All-in-One overview b. Press or to highlight a paper size, and then press OK. The paper size choices available vary depending on your country/region. Note Depending on the paper size you choose, you might be prompted to choose a layout for the photos on your pages. c. When the Fix Faded Original? prompt appears, highlight Yes or No as appropriate, and then press OK. The HP All-in-One scans your original and shows a preview of the photo on the display. d. Press OK to display the selection menu. Tip If you want to print more than one copy of the selected photo, press to highlight Copies, and then press OK. Use the arrows to increase or decrease the number of copies. If you want to edit the photo before printing, press to highlight Edit Photo, and then press OK. e. Press to highlight Done, and then press OK. The Print Summary screen appears. f. Press or to highlight one of the following options, and then press OK. Print Options Enables you to manually specify the type of paper on which you are printing and whether you want to print a date and time stamp on your photo. By default, the Paper Type is set to Automatic and the Date Stamp setting is set to Off. If you want, you can change the defaults of these settings with the Set New Defaults option. Print Preview Displays a preview of what your printed page will look like. This enables you to verify your settings before printing and wasting paper and ink on potential mistakes. Print Now Prints your photo with the size and layout you selected. To scan to a computer 1. Load your original print side down in the right front corner of the glass. 2. Press Scan Menu. 3. Press to highlight Scan to Computer, and then press OK. 4. If the HP All-in-One is connected to one or more computers on a network, do the following: a. Press OK to select Select Computer. A list of the computers connected to the HP All-in-One appears on the display. Note The Select Computer menu might list computers with a USB connection in addition to those connected through the network. Chapter 1 14 HP Photosmart C5100 All-in-One series HP All-in-One overview b. Press OK to select the default computer, or press to select a different computer, and then press OK. The Scan To menu appears on the display, listing the applications on the selected computer. If the HP All-in-One is connected directly to a computer with a USB cable, proceed to step 5. 5. Press OK to select the default application to receive the scan, or press to select a different application, and then press OK. A preview image of the scan appears on your computer, where you can edit it. 6. Make any edits to the preview image, and then click Accept when you are finished.

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Hi, I have xerox phaser 3100 mfp , when I try to copy or scan, only I got a black paper and not clear at all,,,, but when I try to print from the computer, it's OK... so what is the solution,...


The problem is with the hardware of the printer and all you can try is to reset the scan settings on the scanner .. clean the scan bed.
If neither of them works then it might be time to buy a new one.

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Hp 4580 won't scan. prints & copies ok


1. did you install the software to the computer?
2. what is the OS of the computer?
3. how is the printer connected to the computer?
4. are you trying to scan from the printer or from the computer?
5. are you getting an error messages when you tried to scan?

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Returned the printer to the store and bought an HP... It works great

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I cannot scan to my computer using my scanner


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Can I scan pictures to my computer?


Yes ... your all-in-one can print, copy and scan.

From:

http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00737535.pdf

Scan an image

You can start a scan from your computer or from the HP All-in-One.
This section explains how to scan from the control panel of the HP All-in-One only. To use the scan features, the HP All-in-One and computer must be connected and turned on. The HP Photosmart Software (Windows) or HP Photosmart Mac Software (Mac) must
also be installed and running on your computer prior to scanning.
● On a Windows computer, look for the HP Digital Imaging Monitor icon in the Windows system tray (at the lower right side of the screen, near the time) to verify the software is running.
Note Closing the HP Digital Imaging Monitor icon in the Windows system tray can cause the HP All-in-One to lose some of its scan functionality. If this happens, you can restore full functionality by restarting your computer or by starting the HP Photosmart Software.
● On a Mac, the software is always running.
Tip You can use the HP Photosmart Software (Windows) or HP Photosmart Mac Software (Mac) to scan images, including panorama images. Using this software, you can also edit, print, and even share your scanned images. For more information, see the onscreen Help that came with the HP All-in-One.

To save a scan to a memory card
1. Make sure your memory card is inserted into the appropriate slot on the HP All-in- One.
2. Load your original print side down in the right front corner of the glass.
3. Press the Scan Menu button.
4. Press to highlight Scan to Memory Card, and then press OK.
The HP All-in-One scans the image and saves the file to the memory card in the JPEG format.

To scan a photo and reprint it
1. Press Reprints.
2. When prompted, load your original photo print side down on the right front corner of the glass, and then do one of the following:
To reprint your original photo using the default print settings
➔ Press Print Photos.
To change print settings before reprinting your original photo
a. Press OK.
Basics Guide 13
HP All-in-One overview
b. Press or to highlight a paper size, and then press OK.
The paper size choices available vary depending on your country/region.
Note Depending on the paper size you choose, you might be prompted to choose a layout for the photos on your pages.
c. When the Fix Faded Original? prompt appears, highlight Yes or No as appropriate, and then press OK.
The HP All-in-One scans your original and shows a preview of the photo on the display.
d. Press OK to display the selection menu.
Tip If you want to print more than one copy of the selected photo, press to highlight Copies, and then press OK. Use the arrows to increase or decrease the number of copies.
If you want to edit the photo before printing, press to highlight Edit
Photo, and then press OK.
e. Press to highlight Done, and then press OK.
The Print Summary screen appears.
f. Press or to highlight one of the following options, and then press OK.
Print Options Enables you to manually specify the type of paper on which you are printing and whether you want to print a date and
time stamp on your photo.
By default, the Paper Type is set to Automatic and the
Date Stamp setting is set to Off. If you want, you can
change the defaults of these settings with the Set New
Defaults option.
Print Preview Displays a preview of what your printed page will look like. This enables you to verify your settings before printing and
wasting paper and ink on potential mistakes.
Print Now Prints your photo with the size and layout you selected.
To scan to a computer
1. Load your original print side down in the right front corner of the glass.
2. Press Scan Menu.
3. Press to highlight Scan to Computer, and then press OK.
4. If the HP All-in-One is connected to one or more computers on a network, do the following:
a. Press OK to select Select Computer.
A list of the computers connected to the HP All-in-One appears on the display.
Note The Select Computer menu might list computers with a USB
connection in addition to those connected through the network.

Jul 06, 2009 | HP Photosmart C5180 All-In-One InkJet...

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Sending a scanned picture to my computer


Scan an original to a computer
You can scan originals placed on the glass by using the control panel.
To scan to a computer
1.
Load your original print side down on the right front corner of the glass.
2. Press Scan Menu.
3. Press OK to select the default application to receive the scan, or press to select a
different application, and then press OK.
A preview image of the scan appears on your computer, where you can edit it.
4. Make any edits to the preview image, and then click Accept when you are finished.

Dec 15, 2008 | HP Photosmart C5280 Printer

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Hp officejet 4255 all-in-one


Once try to scan from the computer to check whether there is a communication between the computer and the all-in-one. If you are not able to scan then reinstall the all-in-one software. If you are able to scan then refresh the spooler and enable the print directly to printer also delete any pending documents and then try to print.

If you are still not able to print then install the alternate drivers by performing the steps given in the below webpage.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?docname=npu00132&cc=in&dlc=en&lc=en&jumpid=reg_R1002_INEN

Jun 03, 2008 | HP OfficeJet 4255 All-In-One InkJet...

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