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EPSON WF 7710 Scanner change to CMYK

I'm using an EPSON WF 7710 to scan some images and using the Epson Scan 2 software for scanning. The files are being scanned in RGB but I'd like to have them coming out of the scanner already in CMYK....
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How to get to “Devices and scanners” rather than “Printers & scanners”

Since moving to Windows 10, I found it difficult to access the native scanning of my HP PSC 750. Based on this post, I could access scanning from the "Devices and scanners" panel, but not from the "...
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How do I change language in Epson Scan?

How do I change display language of Epson Scan and related scanner utilities?
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Some buttons on scanner Epson V37/V370 do not work with Windows 10

Unlike in Windows 7, in Windows 10 after installation of Epson drivers, buttons on the scanner work in limited way: Button Supposed function Actual effect As ...
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USB device can only be detected when connected at boot

First, I realize that there are around 3 posts that has a very similar question to this. But my situation is slightly different than the rest and I couldn't find something that helped me. I'm running ...
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Why can't I use the “mklink /d ”C:\Users\BillGates\Documents\Scanned Documents“ C:\scans” command to change the default folder for scans? [duplicate]

Why doesn't this answer succeed for me? Yes, I did change "BillGates" and my drive names to match mine. Enter the following command and press enter, where C:\scans is the directory you want to ...
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Canon D530 Contact Image Sensor - Pinout and Clock/Pulse Start Timing

I've disassembled a canon scanner for a job that I'm doing and I got the Image Sensor proper (Canon D530 Contact Image Sensor). The ribbon cable is still intact and I'm able to get oscilloscope ...
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Unfreeze Epson Perfection 2480 flat-bed scanner from GNU/Linux

So I have been happily using my Epson Perfection 2480 Photo for years from Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 10, and various GNU/Linux distributions, and it's still going strong. Occasionally, ...
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Is it possible to connect to wireless network printer/scanner while behind a USB tether (PdaNet)?

If not, how can I direct-connect to it wirelessly via PdaNet/tethering app? I assume the second option involves creating a fake wifi hotspot, then connecting to it via the printer. Shouldn't be hard, ...
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How to set up HP wireless scanner in Windows 10?

I have the HP DeskJet 3835 connected to my local network. I installed the printer using the Windows Printers & Scanners settings: But then when I open Windows Scan, the scanner isn't listed. It ...
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Using ScanSnap S510M on macOS Catalina

I have an old Fujitsu ScanSnap S510M scanner that works perfectly well from a hardware perspective. However, as of my upgrade to macOS Catalina, the software no longer works, which effectively bricks ...
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importing ip ranges list as a text file in angry ip scanner

i don't know how to correctly import ip ranges in a text file for angry ip scanner.i did copy the ip ranges from some website and import them in a .txt file like 45.5.0.0-45.5.3.255 45.5.15.0-45.5.15....
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Why is scanning so slow in Debian with new Canon scanner?

I recently replaced an 15 year old HP scanner with a brand new Canon CanoScan LiDE 300. The specs state 10 sec/page in color and 300 dpi. The scanner is now connected to an desktop computer running ...
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Can a second scanner be configured with Brother's Control Center 4 software?

I have a multi purpose printer/scanner Brothers machine, a MFC-9340CDW installed on my windows 10 PC. All features were installed and working correctly. But when I added my other Brothers scanner, an ...
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Scanning through Kyocera or default Windows Scan subfolders

Scanning through both of this creates subfolder for each scan in scanning folder. Device is Kyocera FS-1025. Is there any way to just put all scans to scan folder without creating subfolders? Found ...
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RICOH AFICIO SP C242SF: I can't install the network scanner but only USB scanner

I have installed the printer and scanner via usb and I have copied the local device by changing the port from USB to TCP/IP address, but the network device (the copy of the local device) can only ...
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Find a driver for Epson Perfection 1240U Photo scanner on Windows 10 64 bit

Epson doesn't officially support this scanner under Win10 64 bit. What to do? After searching around I found the solution myself. Please see below.
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64bit printer? Why won’t my hp scanner work on Mac OS 15 (Catalina)

problem: I have a hp photo smart 8150 series printer, it’s a few years old. I upgraded my MacBook Air to Catalina, which I understand only supports 64bits apps. Image capture stopped working. ...
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Increase keyboard rate on a USB barcode scanner?

We are using a bar code scanner to scan 2D barcodes. The scanner works as a USB device and prints out the results as if it was a keyboard. The issue is that because of the size of the data it takes ...
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Samsung printer printing but not scanning under Windows 10

I have a Samsung printer SCX-4x21 connected to my laptop (Lenovo C112EB4A-985A-40F5-BD19-C4B36327D5A1 64 bit). When I print, there is no issue, but when I want to scan my document, it shows nothing. I ...
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Workaround to enable to continue to use a scanner on a malfunctioning printer

I have an old Canon PIXMA MG5520 that I ONLY use for scanning. I can no longer scan b/c of an error message re: printer. How do I get around the printer error message to continue to use the scanner? ...
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Canon 9950 scanner automatically turned on

I own a Canon 9955 running now under W10 Pro & has been working well for many years. 2 days ago it automatically turned itself on & no longer responds to use of the front on/off switch which ...
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How to format Excel cells to show only a certain part of the code my scanner scans from certain objects?

For ex: When I scan an qr code it shows: Column A1 vbmsavchjas asdhgaskhdgaskhdg_INX7642854858625 but I am only interest in the last characters: Column B1 INX7642854858625 I can use afterwards in ...
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Generic Scanner Driver for windows 10

I have a scanner UMAX astar 5600. The scanner stopped working after I upgraded to windows 10 from windows 7. I managed to make the scanner work again by making use of Samsung scanner drivers(As ...
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Connecting to HP ScanJet 4500 FN 1 on Windows 10

I recently posted a question on the HP community support forum (see this), but past experience suggests I might get a better response here :-). In short, I bought a new HP ScanJet Pro fn 1 a couple ...
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Is there a way to utilize this scanner's full bed?

I have a CanoScan 8800F that's not scanning the full bed which measures 8.75" x 12". It seems to max out at the LTR (upper left) and A4 (bottom right) markers shown in below pic, causing whatever ...
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Windows 10 WIA scanner only working after fresh reboot

I'm running Windows 10 build 18362.239 and added a Dell MFP H625cdw printer/scanner as a WSD device. The printer is connected to the same WiFi router as the PC with fixed IPs. After a fresh reboot ...
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Multifunction Brother printer no longer able to send scans to laptop

I have a multifunction Brother MFC-9140CDN printer. I was able to scan from the printer control panel to my laptop. This require a software to be listening on the laptop side. One day the printer ...
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Are all PDF readers compatible with PDF/A

I was exploring the setting for my printer/scanner, and there is an option to make all scans PDF/A Compliant. Having never heard of this, I looked it up. I understand that PDF/A is a method of ...
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Use USB scanner on home network

I've seen similar questions asked before, but they're kind of old. So I'm opening a new question to see if anything new has happened in this area. I have an Epson ES-400 and I'd like to put it on my ...
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Motorola Barcode Scanner is having trouble communicating after computer goes to sleep

I am using a DS3578 Barcode scanner and everything is great except for when the computer goes to sleep. When the computer wakes up, the scanner is no longer able to send info to the base and there ...
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how to detect if UDP port 5353 is being blocked by router's firewall

What utilities or tools can I use to check if my router's firewall is blocking UDP port 5353 for devices within the network? Context: I have a scanner connected to my network over WiFi, and am ...
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Use USB Barcode Scanner as Serial Device

I have an USB barcode scanner that is recognized as Keyboard. I have to read the scanned barcodes in background using Java but it seems to be no way to read directly from an USB port (and I do not ...
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Samsung Xpress C460fw can’t scan

Previously had HP Pavilion laptop all was good but motherboard died. Bought new computer installed Linux and Win 10, duel boot. Printer works well under Windows 10. However, in Linux printer prints ...
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What OS services does Windows UWP Apps for PC uses?

I am doing research on Windows WIA Architecture, and learning how Windows Scan Apps work with different service calls for working with WIA Scanner Services running as Part of STI COM in Svchost.dll. ...
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Scanners cannot find a virus - are there alternative scanning technologies? [duplicate]

Leading antiviruses / scanners (Kaspersky, Bitdefender, AVG, Avira, SuperAntiSpyware, MalwareBytes, ... etc. from 2k10 USB drive), AVZ cannot detect a virus in Windows 7 x64 installation that ...
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Periodic DNS requests for network enabled document scanners

Looking into a Wireshark capture, I noticed how my Windows machine (Win10) keeps sending DNS queries (type A) for two network enabled document printer/scanner devices. They come in about every 30s, ...
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Barcode Scanner produces Chrome error

Using a 'Tera 2D Barcode Scanner' to scan QR codes into the url space of a browser. Each QR code is a unique URL used by employees to find parts in a system. The scanned QR codes are properly ...
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EPSON Scanner software times out after 15 minutes of inactivity

An EPSON multi-function printer/scanner is installed on the same WiFi network as a Windows 7 computer. After 15 minutes of inactivity, the EPSON scanner software will generate a fatal time-out error ...
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TWAIN and WIA of -Avision AV175+ Scanner- Stopped working on HP Thin Client

We have th HP t530 Thin Client (6KP61EA) running Microsoft Windows 7 Embedded 32bit. We Have Avision AV175+ Scanner and we installed it successfully. Suddenly 3 days ago it stopeed working with the ...
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Sane stopped detecting USB scanner

My scanner (scanner function of the MX860 multifunction printer) was being recognized using the sane-find-scanner command or using scanimage -L. It was working with Simple Scan, the scanimage utility, ...
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Epson Workforce 845 all in scanner one does not come up under Linux or Win10

Apologies if this is the wrong forum. I’ve spent over twelve hours scrubbing the internet for something that works. Ideas on better forums will also be appreciated. 12-28 edit at bottom showing nmap ...
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Is the Microtek 5950 scanner supported on Linux?

Is the Microtek 5950 scanner supported on Linux? That is, Is there a vendor-released/supported driver for it? Is there a FOSS driver for it? Or a driver which it works with? Is there any specific ...
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Different size when scanning depending on the method (USB, WiFi direct to Mac and PC)

I scanned a paper today using three different methods: USB inserted into the scanner (an HP Color LaserJet MFP M477fdw) WiFi direct to Image Capture on a Mac WiFi direct to Scan on Windows 10 The ...
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multi-page scan to PDF using HP all-in-one on a Linux machine

Switched Mom and Dad's computer to Linux some time back. All has gone well save a couple little things. One of these is the HP all-in-one printer (Officejet 6700). On Windows, Dad used to be able to ...
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PaperPort Won't Scan from ONE Unprivileged Account

I'm running PaperPort at my parents' office for them to scan. We have Xerox DocuMate 162 scanners, hooked up to each workstation that needs to scan. For one of the workstations, ONE of the ...
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Kyocera scanner is visible in “Windows Fax and Scan” but not visible elsewhere in other apps

I am using a Kyocera ECOSYS M2040dn multi-function device on Windows 10 and in "Windows Fax and Scan" I can scan, but other programs do not see the scanner, or they see it, but the actual scan process ...
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Prevent application from creating files inside a folder

Google Chrome has been injecting their own malware scanner, called Software Reporter Tool, bundled with their browser without any option for the users to select what the malware scanner is allowed to ...
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How to tell if a scanner can be used over the network with WIA (or another network protocol)

I have been searching for an ADF scanner/multifunction device that is visible as a scanning device in "Devices and printers" and/or to Windows's "Scan and fax" (since it's WIA-based) software while ...
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Searching for Scanners/MFDs with Native 64-bit TWAIN Drivers

I’ve been searching for companies that developed native 64-bit TWAIN drivers for their scanners, but I seem to only find drivers that work with WoW (I’m assuming those drivers are 32-bit). Is ...

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