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Scanner Every Time I Try To Scan A Photo Or A Document It Say's Connecting To PC But It doesn't Do Anything After That What Can I Do?

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Reload the soft ware correctly, make sure you have got the device in the correct port- Not LPT 1. So uninstall - restart the computer - reload

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What should I do to scan a document from a printer using my lenovo laptop?

You can not scan a document by a printer you have to use a scanner put or document in the scanner and in your pc you have the program related to the scanner chose the auto scan button in it and its done if you don't have a scanner take your cell phone and just click a photo of the document
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Format change

Scan the document and save it.
Lift the lid on your scanner lay the photo face down then select scan document/photo it will ask what format you want to scan it then it will ask where you want to save it browse select the file/folder where you want to save it (my pictures) most common
you can send an attachment to a company by an email
Open up your new email type in the adress then you should see attachment depending on which email you are using select attachment then you will open up a browse window navigate to your
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I am trying to scan a document, and have scanned it to "word" and to "email" and to Internet explorer, on the scan choices, but can't find it anywhere on my computer. Plus, when it...

A quick to fix to most communication problem is to reboot your system. Disconnect the printer from your computer. Reboot your computer. Unplug and re-plug the printer into the power source to reset it. When the printer turns on, reconnect it to your computer. Try to scan again. When scanning using the scanner glass, the scanner light will move across the glass to scan your original document. The printer will then process the image and sends it to your preferred application on your computer.
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How do I scan

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?docname=c02459304&tmp_task=solveCategory&lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&site=null&lang=en&product=3692888&key=null#N53 Windows XP To scan a document using Paint in Windows XP, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start , point to All Programs , point to Accessories , and then click Paint .
  2. Click File , and then click From Scanner or Camera .
  3. Make any desired setting changes.
  4. Click Scan .

    Windows Vista Use one of the following methods to scan a document for the Windows Vista operating system. hpweb_1-2_plus.gifhpweb_1-2_minus.gif Method one: Scanning with Windows Photo Gallery To scan a document using Windows Photo Gallery in Windows Vista, follow these steps:
    1. Click the Windows Vista (c01319360.gif ) icon, click All Programs , and then click Windows Photo Gallery .
    2. Click File , and then click Import From Camera or Scanner .
    3. Click Import , and then click Scan .

      Windows 7 Use one of the following methods to scan a document for the Windows7 operating system. hpweb_1-2_plus.gifhpweb_1-2_minus.gif Method one: Scanning with Windows Live Photo Gallery To scan a document using Windows Live Photo Gallery in Windows7, follow these steps:
      1. Click the Windows icon (c01319360.gif ), click All Programs , and then click Windows Live Photo Gallery . NOTE: If Windows Live Photo Gallery does not appear in the list of programs, you can go to the Microsoft Web site to download it, or try the next method.
      2. Click File , and then click Import From Camera or Scanner .
      3. Click the product you are using to scan, and then click Import .
      4. Make any desired setting changes, and then click Scan .
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I'm trying to scan a photo but it keeps telling me to set the document on the platen glass, i have done this but it will not scan

im sorry???

for my analyzation on your problem...

maybe this is the problem...

your are scanning a photo???not documment??
try to scan photo in your scanner menu make sure scan photo is the one you will choose not scan document...some scanners have that options...

i hope it helps..rate me..
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After I scan text, I cannot put it into a Word document, edit, or anything. I have an Epson 2400. thanks I do not have the scanner directions.

In order to scan to word so a document is editable you need to use Optical Character Recognition Software (OCR). You can download free ocr software from www.simpleocr.com Use that software and then either export once scanned to Word or Save as a Word document in the OCR application.
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I need to scan a document from the printer (HP psc 950) to my PC

If you are using a Win Xp computer than try to scan using scanners and cameras utility under control panel. Else you can download HP scan drivers and perform scanning. Also 3rd party scan softwares such as photo shop will allow you to  scan.
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Scanner & Printer All-in-one

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Do you want to scan in a document or a picture?

If it is a picture, go to your photo program. Under FILE choose IMPORT then SCAN or TWAIN or your actual scanner (if it shows there.) Have your photo in the scanner ready to go and click on the above. This will scan the picture into your program and you can do any adjustments or cropping needed and "save as" where you want in your files.

A document can be a little more tricky because sometimes your existing document program( Word or whatever doesnt match the document format. However, on many scanners you can choose which program you want to open the document. If your document program will not open it, you can choose" word pad" and once it is there you can save it as an rft document then try opening again in your document proggy. There are many workarounds here to convert documents that didn't come from your program, but with a little patience it can be accomplished.

**Now that I have given you this information, I'll ask you. Do you have the scanner driver installed on your PC? If you do not you won;t be abl;e to scan anything onto your PC, however, you can go to the manufacturers site, click on support or downloads and download the correct driver for your scanner and operating system to your desktop. Be sure to turn off all running programs while you download and install. Once it is on your desktop it will be an exe file. Just click on it to install. Your scanner will then work with your PC and you can scan whatever you want using your programs to do it-picture or document. Good Luck to You.
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Scanning when out of ink

I don't think the Scanner neeeds a Cartridge to Scan a Document. You should be able to scan your Document even if your Tanks ran out of Ink. Just use the same process of scanning that you used so far and will be successful to scan the Document you're about to.
If you can't do anything regarding this, contact Vendor.
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Kodak i40 Front loading scan

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Try downloading the latest Firmware for the Kodak i40 Scanner at the following Kodak.com page: http://graphics.kodak.com/docimaging/US/en/Products/Document_Scanners/Desktop/i40_Scanner/Support/Drivers_And_Downloads/i30_and_i40_Scanner_Firmware/index.htm

Follow the instructions carefully, and make sure that the scanner and the PC DO NOT turn off while doing the Firmware update. I recomend connecting both to a UPS with a known good battery while doing this upgrade.

This should install the latest features including the one that enables front feed.

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