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My copier will scan from the document feeder but not from the glass. Is it the scanning motor? If so, what is the part number?

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The scanner moves all the way over to the right when you use the doc feeder, so I doubt it is the motor. Also it would give you a code. What does it do when you use the glass? Make sure the cassette is selected and not the side tray.

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Using your scanner program such as PaperPort, you really have to pay attention on where the document/photo is located for scanning.


Steps
1. Click on Start, Programs, Paperport
2. Right above the Word "SCAN", you will have several options on;
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Note #2
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