A device producing a digital image of a printed document

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How do I use Brother software to scan to Email?

I have a Brother MFC 6490CW and we recently installed the software for it on Windows 7. Before it automatically opened Outlook 2010 when we told it to scan to an email because it was the default mail ...
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Aborted software install - epson perfection 3200 on Windows 7 64-bit

I just upgraded to Windows 7 64-bit, and boy, this is a challenge to get old hardware to work. I tried to install my software for my 3200 perfection scanner straight form autoplay. When it tried to ...
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Rectification of handheld scanned image

I am trying to reproduce the image of a painting printed in a heavy book. This circumstance makes impossible to use a flat bed scanner for the job. So I am using a handheld one. After several tries I ...
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Blue horizontal lines when scanning with color

I have an HP Scanjet G2410 flatbed scanner that was working perfectly until now. When I try to scan something in color I get these large horizontal lines at the top and bottom of the picture. For ...
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Does ScanSnap S300M have storage capability?

Does ScanSnap S300M keeps copies of items that I've copied via it, and, if so, how I can access them? For example if I've used it to copy & then print a page (and did not save it on my computer), ...
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How do I scan an image with 48-bit color output with CanoScan LiDE60?

I have a Canon CanoScan LiDE60 flatbed scanner that is supposed to have 48-bit color input and output according to the specification. That's 16-bit color depth per channel with the RGB color model, ...
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A scanner driver that attach files from computer

Edited for better description I have a rather specific problem while using an old internally developed application at my work. I need to attach a file, but the application only has a scan ...
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How to scan an image and automatically crop it to the scanned content with a linux command line tool?

I need to scan lots of small items with quite similar, but not the exact same, size. What I thought I'd like to do is: Run a linux command line tool with the file name as a parameter which runs the ...
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Epson V370 Scanner - One-Button Scanning Possible?

I have an Epson V370 scanner, which claims to offer "one-button scanning". However, all the buttons on the scanner actually just open a scanning application on the PC. I want to be able to press a ...
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CanoScanLiDE 25 driver for OS X Mountain Lion

The Canon driver says "not supported" – is there any way to keep using this device after a Mountain Lion upgrade from Snow Leopard? The inability to use the peripheral was an unexpected side-effect ...
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Mustek 1200 UB Plus on Windows 7 64-bit

I have a Mustek 1200 UB Plus scanner. Is it possible to install this on Windows 7? There are no drivers for it for 64-bit Windows.
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Are there any all-in-one printers that allow scanning after the ink ran out?

The ink of my Canon PIXMA MP280 all-in-one inkjet printer just ran out and I realized that not only I cannot print but I cannot scan (which doesn't need any ink, of course). Upon making some further ...
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Utility for scanning stacks of double-sided documents

I have a simplex scanner with document feeder, and am looking for the best way to scan double-sided notes. It would be useful to be able to scan the same stack twice, once flipped, and have a utility ...
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A port scanner or proxy server for testing UDP (or all other) protocols on particular (or all) ports

I have a problem GPS localizer (TK102), that is probably sending out data over UDP, but my server isn't receiving it (while it does from other clients, using UDP and this IP/port). I asked on ...
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Why shouldn't I attach laser printers or scanners to a UPS?

I have an FSP EP1000 UPS. The User's Manual says: CAUTION: NEVER connect a laser printer or scanner to the UPS unit. This may cause the damage of the unit. Why is this restriction?
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How can I share my scanner from Windows Vista?

Is it possible to share the scanner function of my multi-function printer (HP PSC 1315 all-in-one) attached to my Windows Vista Ultimate 32-bit SP2 machine so that is available to other computers on ...
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How do I install the Fujitsu fi-4120C scanner on Windows 7 64-bit?

The Fujitsu fi-4120C scanner is not officially supported in Windows 7, but in the past I know I've somehow got it installed using the Vista driver. Unfortunately I can't remember what steps I took ...
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How can I “scan” an image at a set DPI using a camera?

I want to scan a check so I can upload it to my bank's website for electronic deposit. The bank requires the image to be a JPG of at least 200 DPI. Unfortunately, I do not have a scanner, just a ...
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Add computers to HP CM1312 NFI MFP Scanner

Does anyone happen to know how to add computers to the "Select Computer" menu of HP CM1312 NFI MFP Scanner? I remember that there was a check box somewhere in the application but it didn't work ...
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Is there an alternative driver for canon scanner 3000F on windows 7 x64?

My good old scanner is a Canon Canoscan 3000F. It seems to be lacking a 64 bit driver on windows, or so it seems when I check Canon's site. I tried Vuescan, which provides alternative drivers for old ...
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Remotely connect to USB scanner via LogMeIn or similar service

Is it possible to connect a USB scanner (Fujitsu ScanSnap) to a Windows machine and through LogMeIn or similar remote desktop apps/services be able to send the scanner connection to the remote ...
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How do I bring a stuck scanner back to life?

I was scanning a bunch of papers and had scanned several of them when it happened. The SimpleScan program that I used just died (the window disappeared). The scanner stopped it the middle of the ...
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Can the HP Officejet Pro 8600 scan to PDF without being hooked up to a computer?

I'm looking at buying an HP Officejet 8600. Can the HP Officejet Pro 8600 scan to PDF without being hooked up to a computer? Will I be able to pop in a flash drive and hit scan, and then run off.
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Scanning a document: device not ready error

I recently bought a Samsung SCX-4623F Printer-Copier-Scanner-Fax machine. Printing and copying work fine, but I have been unable to scan anything with it. The device is connected to a PC running ...
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Flatbed Document Scanner

I have a flatbed scanner hooked up to my older WinXP machine. When I hit the scan button it brings up the prompt asking to what program I want to run. Is there a registry edit, program that will allow ...
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What should I look for in optical/hardware resolution when buying a scanner?

I'm debating between these two scanners: Canon CanoScan LiDE 110 Flatbed Colour Scanner 2400DPI 48/24BIT USB2.0 Epson Perfection V33 Flatbed Scanner USB2.0 9600X4800DPI I've got some old family ...
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Why won't any button in MF Toolbox (scanning software for Canon MF3010) do anything?

I just bought a Canon MF3010 laser printer/scanner. The printer's great, but I can't get it to scan using the MF Toolbox software (which is the only way to scan to pdf format, I believe). It will ...
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printer/scanner driver for HP PSC 1210 on Windows XP?

I'm selling our HP PSC 1210 printer/scanner to a colleague at work. She tried using it on a work computer running Windows XP, and after downloading a printer driver, can't seem to get the scanner to ...
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Epson Artisan 725 scanner - does not work over 600dpi

Epson Artisan 725 scanner works fine up to and including 600 dpi. Scans over 600 dpi (1200 etc) fail with 'communication error' from scanner. Works fine at all resolutions with Windows 7 (Virtualbox) ...
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Use scanner connected to router's printer port (USB)

I have the HP printer/scanner (DeskJet 2050 All-in-one) an wireless router D-Link Dir 320 with printer port (USB). So I connected the printer to this port, and can print form all computers at home. ...
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Looking for Lexmark X422 MFP scanner software [closed]

I've got a Lexmark X422 printer and I'd like to use it on my computer as a scanner (it is installed locally). Currently, I can scan in pages via Photoshop, but I'd like to use a more specific ...
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How to set the same crop settings for all documents being scanned?

I'm scanning a lot of images using Windows Fax & Scan. I reduced the DPI to speed up the process. All photos are the same size, so I was wondering if I can crop them all at once. Right now, I ...
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My scanner isn't responding. It is connected to a SCSI interface using Windows XP

I have a Microtek ScanMaker 9600XL scanner. The best part about it is that it is 12x17 inches. Wowza! The worst part about it is that I've had it working at one point, with the same cable, same card, ...
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How do I scan network requests of a software connecting the internet?

I'd like to know some way to scan programs networking activities. I mean record outcoming data sent by a program (e.g. program updater or a program itself). I guess this could be done using Wireshark ...
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Scanner for sheets of paper of different sizes

Is there any equipment that can scan a stack of papers that are of different size(some are recepies from restaurants, others bills for electricity, other parking fines, etc)? They are not aligned ...
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complete scan windows to find any issues and fix them

I remember there was a phrase we type in 'Run box'/ command-line and insert windows CD in drive, then it scans whole system for probable errors and fix them. Would you please say it? Or Any new ...
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How can I scan x-rays on a flatbed scanner?

I have a standard flatbed scanner, which doesn't come with any special accessory to scan negatives. If I scan x-rays by just putting them under the lid, with no special provision, the scans comes out ...
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Having trouble with EPSON Stylus SX130 scanner

I am trying to scan files with an EPSON Stylus SX130 on windows 7 x64. When i plug in the printer, windows automatically find drivers for printing, but not for scanning. So i go to the manufacturer ...
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Why does my scanner take the original from the Paper Feed instead of the scanner glass?

I got a HP 7700 here that whenever I push the "Copy" button it tries to take the original from the Paper Feed tray instead of the scanner glass. It used to work, but now it doesn't. Ideas?
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Why is a checker board type pattern appearing in my Greyscale scan?

Visioneer One Touch 6600usb scanner. I have a black and white picture that I am attempting to scan. I have scanned others with no problem. However, this on has a checker board pattern. I have tried ...
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Can modern all in one devices be used as a scanner with empty ink cartridges?

Whilst sheet feeder scanners are quite expensive for even entry level ones, all in one devices with a sheet feeder are surprisingly affordable - I can only assume that this is sold at a loss leading ...
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Enable “Prompt for which program to run”

When a hardware scan button is pressed, I want a program to scan and save image to a shared folder automatically, but in the scanner properties dialog, on the Events tab, the option "Prompt for which ...
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Is Hardware JPEG Compression a feature of high-end-scanners only?

Please guide me about "Scanners hardware JPEG compression feature". This feature allows the scanner to send compressed JPEG pictures to the software, not BMP or TIFF images as ordinary scanners do. ...
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Can I get a Canon D1250D2 scanner to work with Windows 7?

Having recently upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 my Canon D1250D2 no longer works as there aren't any Windows 7 drivers for it. Apart from that it's in perfect working order. Before I spend some ...
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Is there a way for a “drivers only” installation for HP printer?

I just purchased my HP Officejet 4500 printer, launched the installation from the CD, and installed the "minimum installation" mode. It installed software for 430 MB, installed Yahoo toolbar, and ...
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The driver for my Visioneer One Touch 6600USB will not install

I have followed all instructions thrice carefully. When I try to install the driver, I get a message that the install failed as the driver is for the One Touch 6600 only. The scanner is not attached ...
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How do I clear the scan cache on my HP Deskjet F2238?

I am trying to scan a document; the software indicates that I am scanning a new image (it shows the new image in the preview), so I know the scan function works but when I select 'Accept', the ...
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What are current options to scan or convert a hand written note to a file on my laptop?

I wonder how come there are not many options when it comes to scan or convert a device which could be connected to a laptop/desktop, which could - 1] Allow me to write with a digital pen on some ...
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scanning only works under “sudo” (Ubuntu)

When I try to scan, using simple-scan, the UI says Failed to scan -- Unable to connect to scanner. When I run it from the command line I get: joel@home:/usr/bin$ simple-scan -d ** ...
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Brother MFC-9460CDN change default scan folder on mac

How can I change the default folder where my MFC-9460 saves scanned documents on my Mac when I scan from the Device itself and not via the ControlCenter? Currently, it saves every Document in an ...