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Blue streaks on 3800

When I scan images with my scanner I get a whole bunch of blue streaks down the middle of the images. And I mean a whole lot! Any suggestions?

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Actually i have fixed the problem since then all i had to do is take apart the scanner and windex the inside and outside of the glass. this scanner is old and the light inside always stays on probably why it made the blue streaks. thanks for your help :)

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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This is going to seem dumb
If the streaks are in the direction of the lens travel
vaccum the thing out
If there is a dust crumb on the lens, it will show as a line, streak

Posted on Oct 14, 2008

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