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Still the slide holder remains in the door open jammed message

I did turn off the scanner and wait.. but repeatedly it wizzes and the slide holder remains in the door open jammed message

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  • andy2008704 Jul 30, 2008

    The slide holder is completely inside the scanner, stuck and will not eject. Cannot open the scanner door as directed by the software. Tried restarting the computer and scanner program, tried using the eject buttons on the scanner and in the software program. Such steps have worked before but not now.

  • Anonymous Nov 11, 2008

    the holder is stuck inside the scanner and i cant open the door no mater what i press...


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Try this: http://www.fixya.com/support/t857668-slide_holder_stuck_in_dimage_scanner

I have opened mine a couple of times to bring out jammed holders.

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There are 3 rounded head screws that I unscrewed to do this.

1) The single screw at the back of the unit.
2) The two screws that are closest to the rear of the unit underneath the unit.

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I have same problem..Are you find answer!? Thanx!
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