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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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Simple flatbed scanner - but it must work in Windows 7 Prof x64 ? [closed]

Any recommendations on a pretty basic flatbed scanner for light-duty text and graphics scanning? I don't need any fancy features like sheet feeder or anything like that - I just need to scan an ...
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Best way to bulk scan photos [closed]

I have about 700-800 standard sized photos sitting up in my room that i want to get scanned in before something happens to them (flood fire lost). I know there are services out there but the best ...
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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 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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Old scanner isn't even recognized on Windows 7

My father finally bought a new laptop. However, his old scanner didn't work in his new one, so he gave it to my brother. It worked like a charm on my brothers 8 years old pc, until he bought a new ...
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How to send legible faxes?

When sending faxes, the receiver always says that the fax is illegible... What the best dpi, contrast, brightness, etc (when scanning) in order to send a legible fax? PS: I'm using Win7's built-in ...
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Directly scan document into pdf file

I would like to scan a document, but I want to get pdf file directly. I know that I can make jpg file and, using Acrobat, convert it to pdf. I have win xp and printer is Canon MP280 Pixma.
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Epson V300 Photo scanner and RaspberryPi

I am trying to install Epson V300 Photo scanner to share it over network with my RaspberryPi (running Raspbian "wheezy"). The scanner is not supported by sane, but it has its own epkowa drivers. ...
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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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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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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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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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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 to scan with Dell computer and HP 7410 printer?

I had Windows XP Professional and scanned well with my HP 7410. I purchased a Dell computer with Windows 7 and Word 2000 but cannot figure out how to scan.
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How to use Canon LiDE 70 scanner with Windows 7?

I have used my Canon LiDE 70 scanner with the Canon Toolbox software on Windows Vista. Now I have installed Windows 7. I downloaded a driver and installed it when I connected the scanner. But it was ...
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Scanner Daily Duty Cycle

I'm comfused with the concept of 'Daily Duty Cycle'. For example if I have a scanner that the spec is: PPM (pages per minute): 90 and DDC (Daily Duty Cycle): 800. I am interested in scanning ONLY 10 ...
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Multifunction printer / scanner that can *easily* be accessed over the network

A few more details: Network scanner is the most important function; the less software it requires to play with OSX the better (looking at you, HP) Decent-ish printer is a nice to have; ideally with ...
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MsMpEng.exe (Windows Defender?) uses a lot of CPU at startup and runs two instances on a single core machine

I'm using Windows XP Professional SP2 on a single core AMD64 processor, and I've got two instances of MsMpEng.exe starting up when I start up and log in. They use 64MB and 32MB of ram and 140MB and ...
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Replacement Fax and Scanner

I have been asked to get a replacement Scanner and Fax machine. Can anyone recommend any? Also should I get separate units or are multifunctional devices that do everything just as good? Must be ...
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Weird noise while scanning, using scanimage and a Canon Lide 35

I'm trying to scan a bunch of images, using xsane's scanimage : scanimage --format=tiff --batch --batch-prompt This command scans the first picture perfectly, but as soon as I press enter, the ...
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make the scanner scan the entire paper pages, not skip anything near the borders?

I am scanning some paper pages using the document feeder of Xerox WorkCentre 7830. The scanner didn't scan the entire paper pages, and skip some part near the borders of the paper pages. For ...
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How to change the default folder used for documents scanned with Windows Fax and Scan?

When I scan a document with Windows Fax and Scan on Windows 8.1, the resulting file is automatically saved in the "Scanned Documents" subfolder of the "Documents" folder. How to change this location?
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Cannot scan from Brother MFC-J825DW using the buttons on the printer

When I try to use the printer and select Scan > Email, it goes through the motions and suddenly stop with an error on the computer screen. It used to work before. I can print also. Reference: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where is MSPSCAN.EXE in Windows 7?

Is there a new version MSPSCAN.EXE in Windows 7? Or i can't find it?
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Scanners: why are they so expensive? [closed]

Archiving a lot of my paper documents takes a long time. I'm looking to buy a fast scanner that has "adf": (automatic document feed). However, all the ADF scanners I'm seeing (eg hp scanjet 5590) ...
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Fast scanning of handwritten documents

I need to regularly take black and white scans of some notes written on A4 size sheets. There are a lot of this, and so speed is more important to me than quality — it just needs to be ...
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abby fine reader page layout

I have to scan and ocr an entire book using abby fine reader. do you know how can i define a zone of interest to scan all the pages of the book? I don;t wish to scan and recognize (header, footer, ...
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Generic scanner driver for Mac

I have an old CanoScan D646u scanner (~2003). I can't find any drivers for it on the Mac OS X (10.6.6). Is there something I can do? I'm thinking of a generic TWAIN driver, if that would work. I'm not ...
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Can the Epson V700 be used with an Airport Extreme and an HDD at the same time?

I have a MacBook Pro, Snow Leopard, an Epson V700 Scanner and a standard external 1TB Hard Drive used for Time Machine. I'm thinking of buying an Airport Extreme. Two questions: Can I use the ...
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Windows 7 and HP ScanJet 3300C

Is there a way to use the HP ScanJet 3300C with Windows 7. I've tried to modify the .inf driver file and also use VueScan. I used VirtualBox but it seems buggy. Thanks for your help
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Installing Canon D2400U Scanner on XP x64

I'm trying to install an old scanner D2400U from Canon on a Windows XP 64bit SP2. I have found an official driver at canon, ScanGear CS-U 6.1.1d, but when trying to install the scanner (found new ...
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How do I troubleshoot CanoScan LIDE20 on Ubuntu 9.10 in VirtualBox?

This may be a VirtualBox question more than anything else. The host OS is Win7, which sees the scanner, but has no drivers for it. VirtualBox sees & recognizes the scanner as "Cannon Scan" and ...
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how to run a program using command line with parameters on Mac OS X

I'm trying to use APIKit to scan my codes to detect if there is private API. apiscanner should run as apiscanner ~/Desktop/MyPath/myapp.app I used command 'cd' go to the directory where ...
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Scanning to PDF/A on Linux

PDF/A is one of the best formats to archive my documents. What Linux software would allow me to scan documents to PDF/A ? A PNG→PDF/A or TIFF→PDF/A tool would be fine too.
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Network MFP suggestion [closed]

Can someone with personal experience recommend a network MFP for a small business? I am getting a little concerned about HP since they're really lagging on Windows 7 driver support for many of their ...
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Old Visioneer 5800 on Windows 7 64-bit?

Does anyone know of a way to get an old Visioneer 5800 scanner that's supposed to work with nothing past Windows XP SP1 to work on Windows 7 64-bit? I don't care about all the bells and whistles, ...
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What to watch out when getting a photo scanner?

What should one keep an eye on when buying a lower medium grade scanner which can scan normal stuff, as well as 35mm film (the regular one) ? I don't have any experience with scanning film, but have ...
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Easiest or Best Free Way to Scan to PDF in Windows XP

I have a scanner (part of an HP PSC 1315 multifunction printer, if that makes any difference). I've recently paved my Windows XP machine and appear to have lost the software for the printer. This ...
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Canon scanner lide 600f linux driver

Are there any drivers for the Canon LiDE 600F in Linux?
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scanbd recognizing buttons but not triggering scan

Even though the Beta RaspPI board is awesome, I'm re-posting here since - being a beta board - the question is getting no significant views. I don't think the fact that's it's on RaspPi is ...
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scanbd not triggering scan

Debian Linux I've only just discovered both SANE and scanbd I’ve installed SANE with a Canoscan 210 and, by itself, it works. The scanner identifies as “genesys:libusb:001:005” “scanimage -x 210 ...
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110GB of hard drive eaten by scanner

I am in the process of scanning a couple of dozen reference books into pdf. The pre-optimized pfd's are around 150MB in size. For some reason since I've been doing it my c: drive has lost 110GB and is ...
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Problems with Canon Desk Scanner

I have been using a Canon DR 6030C desk scanner and have had a problem with the document scanned being shifted to the left, cutting off the left margin and leaving a black unscanned looking area on ...