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Scanned color photos come out black and white in computer

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  1. Check the automatic brightness and color settings by doing the following:
  2. Click Settings , click Scan Settings and Preferences , then click Preferences .
  3. Enable or disable (depending on their current state) the Automatically adjust exposure and/or Automatically adjust color settings.
  4. Click OK .
  5. Expand the scan preview by clicking the arrow on the right, and then adjust the Color settings prior to performing a final scan.
  6. Sometimes the scan will pick up reflected colors, try rotating the original 90 degrees and then scan again.
  7. All models except the PSC 1100 and 1200: If the scan still is not right, try resetting the all-in-one back to the factory default settings. Follow these steps to reset the defaults:
  8. Press Setup or Menu depending on your model.
  9. Press the Right Arrow or the Down Arrow until Maintenance or Tools appears in the Display, and then press Enter .
  10. Press the Right Arrow or the Down Arrow until Restore Factory Defaults appears in the Display, and then press Enter .
  11. Reset the all-in-one by unplugging the power cord and then plugging it back in. This will force the all-in-one to recalibrate
Good Luck

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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