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USB port splitter to transfer data to 2 PCs [closed]

Does anyone know of a USB splitter that can transfer data to excel files on 2 PCs? I am looking to have badge scans using one scanner to record on different files on 2 PCs. In short, I need to connect ...
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Can I scan with a HP OfficeJet Pro 9018 without logging into an HP account?

I bought an HP OfficeJet Pro 9018 for its duplex scanning capability. The HP Smart scan application will not scan anything without logging into an HP account. I absolutely do not want anything I ...
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How do I connect a scanner and scan a document on Windows Server 2019?

I have a computer running Windows Server 2019 standard. I know that it isn't the typical use case for Windows Server, but I am trying to connect a Canon TR4520 printer/scanner so I can scan paper ...
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Default scanner settings in Windows 10 for all users

This is my first post here so apologies in advance for any breaches in etiquette... My organisation is using OCR software to scan in forms using Kodak scanners to capture data (on Windows 10). The ...
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my scanner does not show on CC4

I have the scanner model 495CW and, when I launch Brother Control Center 4, it does not show in the options: enter image description here I have the full driver and software installed.
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Fingerprint scanner doesn't work

I reinstalled windows 10 pro on my laptop, an Asus VivoBook s430fn with an i7, MX150 2gb 1tb hdd, 8gb ram. When I went in sign-in options I tried to set up a fingerprint but it said that it couldn't ...
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hp Failed to install Plug-in

I am trying to install the plug in directly form the terminal, It des not let me, even with sudo, which is not even recommended Error code: Failed to install Plug-in. Either you have chosen to skip ...
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Debian simple-scan inoperative shortcuts

I installed Emmabuntus (Debian Buster based) on an ordinosaur computer with LXQt as DE. The simple-scan application v3.30.1.1 is installed by default and works, but the supposed shortcuts ctrl + f and ...
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Brother network multifunction printers: how to modify scan target?

To use the scanner function of a Brother networked multifunction printer on Windows, a software named Control Center has to be installed (it is shipped with the drivers). During the installation of ...
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What purpose does the brush serve at the exit point of a scanner?

I've always wondered what this was used for. This is visible on the underside of my Epson ES-500 form feeding scanner. There are lots of hairs on the brush of this scanner designed for office use. ...
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What causes these patchwork lines in the resulting image from my scanner?

I'm trying to scan some old trading cards (AD&D Trading Cards from 1991) and I'm having trouble getting a good scan result on a flat bed scanner. The issue I'm having is the resulting image ...
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The scanner of a multifunction printer disappears from network after a few minutes

I have a Lexmark mx310dn with wireless adapter. When I install the multifunction printer, it works for a few minutes, then windows complains that the scanner is not available anymore on the network. ...
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Do scans at a chosen DPI resolution have all the same file size?

If I scan a batch of documents, all the same format — not the same content — at same DPI value, will each page take the same amount of bytes?
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Windows user permissions mean that Epson 2 Scan Utility must be 'Run As Administrator'

I have a Windows 10 64-bit Dell laptop where the account I normally log into was set up by a company which no longer exists. The user name is "Administrator" and here are the details for ...
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Brother DCP-J315W - scanner not working on Windows when using WIA drivers

I was using NAPS2 to scan documents on my Brother DCP-J315W all-in-one (over wi-fi). It was configured in such way that WIA driver was used. My OS is Windows 10 PRO x64 (v.2004). Suddenly scanning ...
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Impossible to scan with Canon Pixma TS5351?

I am using the Canon TS5351 Printer and want to use the scanner. The manual says to download a software called "IJ Scan Utility", but trying to download from the official source it says (...
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How to only allow input to a cell from barcode scanner and block using the keyboard

I'm working on a validated excel spreadsheet on which i need to compare if the data read by the bar code scanner matches the one i previously wrote. The thing is I might need to limit the user from re-...
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Why my Canon C5030 is not able to Scan files to a Shared NAS folder?

Something really annoying been going on for me for days now. I am perfectly able to setup my Canon RUNNER ADVANCE C5030 to save scanned images to a shared folder on a windows computers like "\PC\...
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Open intermec hand held scanner notes *.pwi files

I have an Intermec CK3 scanner and the users scan codes in Notes. We can transfer the saved files on the PC via USB cable but we cand open the PWI files. Is there a software or another way to open the ...
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Ricoh 3503 Scan to folder not working

Foto I have a problem scanning documents to a folder on Ricoh MP3503 printers. The problem is on some windows 10. The folder on the computer is shared. Smb support included. Admin data provided with a ...
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I need to scan the same Cell in excel all the time

Hi I am scanning Bar Code Products into a spread sheet and when the bar code matches the log it shows a route which is great but after each scan Excel moves on to next cell I need the scanner to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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