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Are there any free software to scan pages directly to PDF that you are
aware of?

Preferred Solution: SCANNING to PDF

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)


MESSAGE EDITED: Sorry, mistakenly thought I'd discovered a free PDF Scanner.

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If I have a heavily infected OS and I hook it up to a working PC as an external drive and scan it, will the viruses be removed and found as well as if it was scanned directly from the infected OS?


A:Scanning an infected OS externally as good as scanning it from it's own OS? [Moved]

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.

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When I first bought my CanoScan 8800F and set about scanning my old slides I was a bit enthusiastic and scanned at the default resolution. The resulting images, when printed, were poor quality. I have now started re-scanning all 124 slides at 4800dpi (or is it ppi?). The trouble is that when I enhance them or change their sizes Photoshop takes ages to complete the operation. Should I scan at 4800 or 2400 then resize the images to 600 before doing any enhancing? Is there some way to scan slides so that they print at an acceptable resolution but do not involve hours of waiting? I also want to burn the scanned images to a DVD.

A:Scanning Slides: Slow when scanning high resolution

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i got zone alarm. anyways, when the thing isn't scanning my ocmptuer, i looked at the task manager and i saw 2 scanning processes from zone alarm, taking up lots of my computer's memory. i tried over, but its always happens. and there's no scanning going on, and im sure of it.

A:zonealarm scanning when not scanning [unresolved]

Howdy justiceman34
You do realise that Zone Alarm has IM and email scanning going on all the time and periodically scans files and internet pages that you are browsing.It doesn't always show up on the ZA icon either (when the magnifying glass comes over the ZA icon)

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How do I find and activate the HP Digital Imaging Monitor. I have tried serveral things, but I'm not a geek, so I'm having problems. Please help.


I?ll suggest you see if it present in: msconfig xp

If it is, put a checkmark.


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OK is their software i can use that lets select all and then copy a scanned Document into word or e mail so i can show others the form letter i got ? I am trying all things i can think of and the choices that my kodak ESP 3250 printer gives me but so far no luck . .

And what can i use to copy/paste a scanned doc; is that possible so far no luck . .

Thanks . .


You can try Simple OCR It is a free program you can download fro here http://www.simpleocr.com/Download.asp The better and best programs are very expensive Costing upwards of $400 and $500

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How can I scan a text document into Word, Works, or Word Perfect as text?
Iuse XP and HP printer/scaner 1315.


You need an OCR ( Optical Character Recognition ) app like Abbyy Finereader.
You might recheck the software that came with your scanner to see if something like that was included. It came with my Epson scanner.

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Using Abbey Finereader with XP trying to do the scanning operation, Iíve used it for number of years now, and today it comes up with RPC Connection with scanmanager terminated abnormally. What can I do to correct this problem

Have re installed printer programme and Abbey finereader but still got problems.

same problem shows on the scanning operation as well as reading operation



Welcome to the TSG forum.

Can you still scan normally ... or by using M$ Scanner and Camera wizard ??
Do you have M$ Office ???

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I've started using win 8 and having trouble scanning to PDFs, used to have acrobat 7 standard on my old vista PC currently i convert but would like to scan directly to PDF.

is there a free solution to do this? can anyone recommend if there is?


A:Scanning to pdf

I know there is a scanning app at the Windows store and also found one there specifically for Brother printers but these don't have features I used to have through my Brother MFC-5840CN before moving from Windows Vista to 8.1. Has anyone found any free or not-too-awfully-expensive apps or programs to do this?

Note that I somehow utilized an old driver on my first Windows8.1 64-bit computer but, after getting a new one recently, I haven't been able to duplicate that. HELP!

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How do I scan a preprinted application to my computer and have the capability to fill in the information on the computer and then either print it or send it via email etc. Do I need a special software for this? I have Wordperfect 12 and wonder if I could use this? If so how do I use it? Thanks for the help.


If your scanner is OCR capable, you can use that.Most scanners come with OCR software, these days.OCR - Optical character recognitionHere's an explaination:Optical character recognitionIf your scanner doesn't come with it, here's a free program you can use:simpleocr

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When I scan a text doc to my email it prints out part of it mixed with goobly-gook that is unreadable......what do I need to do or not do to correct this. Have HP 5100 series and Win98

Also what does twain mean? What is one doing when one is twaining?

Thx in advance


I have an HP Deskjet F4140 all in one, and recently it stopped scanning through Photomart Essential. (Problem for about a month)

Everything else works. I can print, copy, & scan (using the scan button from the printer, so I know the actual scanner is working, but its to light to see the image).

If I load Photomart Essential to do a preview scan, and adjust because the scanner currently scans WAY to light, so you can't see the images, it will do the preview scan, then I adjust it, and click accept...nothing. It just freezes at the "preparing to scan" bar. If I try to exit, I end up getting the not responding error.

I've uninstalled & reinstalled the printer from CD. I've gone to HP and looked for updates, including downloading the latest Photomart Essential 3.5. No luck.

Is there anything else I can do? Or should I just suck it up and buy a new scanner/printer? Since everything else it working it feels like such a shame to buy a new one.

Thank you for any help you can give me

I'm on Windows Vista Basic.

A:HP All-In-One not scanning.

let's see if this works first, there are other things to try also,
this program seems to work when other softwares have problems, even uses the scanners software to do it's work,
and click the 'download - IrfanView' on the right
then after installing,
- plug in and turn on your a-i-o
then open irfan view and on the 'file' menu:
- choose 'select twain source'
in the pop-up window
- choose your scanner and click it
then, on the 'file' menu
- choose acquire
your scanner software opens and you make the final tweaks there,

post back and let us know what happens

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I really would like to learn how to scan off my all in one printer but it won't let me. It keep's saying that I have no computer conected. Please help


I ve got an average, run of the mill scanner
it gives great results, but Ive noticed
sometimes the skin tones come out a bit redder than
I would like.

Maybe the paper has something to do with this
eg magazine or newspaper.

Anyway, Im wondering, is there better equipment out
there, maybe more professional.

I want top quality scans, or as good as possible,
If you re going to the trouble of scanning pics it s silly to accept second best.

Looking at my scanner , its so basic, I can t even
see a name on it

The controls via scanner and camera wizard are very
basic too with just colour and brightness to adjust

on slideing scales.

Surely there must be something better out there

It would be interesting to get an opinion or
advice from someone who is into scanning and getting
top results

thanks in advance


Ok I need some help here..I have to scan typed out work from my sons schools teachers for the school web page. Until I can get every thing ether email or on disk I have to so it by scanning. But I am having a heck of a time with this scanning. The format is so messed up every time. If I use PDF or word it never fails. Even if I scan straight to FP the format and the text is not read right. If I use OCR program it does not paste the same as I copied.
Am I missing something here with these programs? It not just about simple easy copy paste?

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I currently have a standalone HP G95 (four-in-one) OfficeJet printer. How can I scan documents so that they comeup as PDF ?

A:Scanning on the HP G95 into PDF.

I'm guessing the software has an option to default to PDF option? If not you can maybe try Nitro or something to convert what you have into a PDF. http://www.nitropdf.com/

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I have strange scanner results in my computer. Some of them indicate infections but I beleive they are FALSE positives.
Here is my Emsisoft A2 LOG with infected items. Text in RED are false positives that I know:
Emsisoft Anti-Malware - versio 7.0
Viime päivitys: 30.3.2013 16:10:14
Skannaustyyppi: Syväskannaus
Kohteet: Rootkitit, Muisti, Jäljet, C:\, P:\
Paljasta riskiohjelma: Pois
Skannausarkistot: Päällä
ADS skannaus: Päällä
Tiedostopäätesuodin: Pois
Edistynyt välimuistitus: Päällä
Suora levylle pääsy: Pois
Skannauksen alku:    30.3.2013 16:10:25
Dictionary FIN TO ENG:
paljastettu = revealed.
Päällä = on
Pois = off
C:\Program Files (x86)\Bus Driver     paljastettu: Trace.File.Bus Driver
1.0 (A)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Bus Driver\help     paljastettu: Trace.File.Bus Driver
1.0 (A)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Bus Driver\help\help_files     paljastettu:
Trace.File.Bus Driver 1.0 (A)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Bus Driver\help\help_files\bus     paljastettu:
Trace.File.Bus Driver 1.0 (A)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Bus Driver\lib     paljastettu: Trace.File.Bus Driver
1.0 (A)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Novalogic     paljastettu: Trace.File.Delta Force
C:\Windows\jpg.ico     paljastettu: Trace.File.WinSpy (A)
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A:Need scanning help.

Raising up to top because no one have answered to me.

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I have a Epson Workforce 633 printer. When trying to scan to laptop (named Kitchen-PC) after selecting scan to PDF, and selecting last used, Kitchen-PC will not always show up and printer shows communication error. I am using Windows 8.1.


Is it plugged into the same port as the last time??

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I have an officejet 7310 all in one and use the scanner a lot. For some reason it takes a longer than expected time from when I say I am done scanning to when I get to name and save the document. I don't think my resolution is terribly high, any suggestions?

A:HP Scanning

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Hi I am just needing a bit of help on this matter. I have AVG to run my scanning but I am wanting to know if it has to scan all of my files on my pc or just the ones that are downloaded through IE and temp internet files. Does this make sense to anyone? When my pc does the scanning it takes like 3 hours to complete because I have many files on here. I'm not advanced enough in PC lingo to understand it all but I am assuming the only things that can get "infected" are either the ones downloaded or loaded on pc from another source like zip drives, etc. Any help or links to check much appreciated. Thank you.

A:AVG scanning

Any file can be infected - you need to scan it all

do this before scanning

DownLoad EasyCleaner http://www.majorgeeks.com/download414.html

Use the clear files and Unnecessary files buttons &#8211; I do not recommend
using the Duplicates files button as many dupes are there on purpose.

Not all files will delete &#8211; that is normal.

In the unnecessary button I check the top 4 entries

Empty the trash and then scan

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Scanned doc on Canon MG6860. How do I save as PDF. Scanner only shows JPEG, PNP, TIF etc.

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hi have just scanned a picture on a DPI setting of 1200+ buit i am unable to open it or even delete it it keep saying access denied source file may be in use i have rebooted but i am still unable to delete or open it.
is it because i have scanned at such a high resoltion that it is taking a while to open it?


i used vista scan program


I recently purchases this printer. I've been using the HP all in one remote app on my iphone to scan/print docs. How can I get this app/icon for my desktop? I have a MacBookPro. I went to system preferences and got to a dead end. More than anything I would like to be able to scan a document without having the have my phone around.


Please download the HP ENVY 7640 e-All-in-One Printer series Full Feature Software and Drivers for MacBook pro from the following weblink: http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software12/COL55968/mp-134725-2/HP-ENVY-7640-series_v12.39.0.dmg

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I have a problem with scanning on my Lexmark X5495 it wont let me scan saying It Cannot Retrieve Application List ,i would be most grateful if you could help



Start by reinstalling the software from the disc. Then go to the Lexmark site for driver updates for Vista.

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When i scan my computer with a anti virus macfee. It takes ages to scan. It scan one to 5 item a time

What does that.mean
And why so slow. It used to scan fast

Does that mean my hard drive is slowing down. I have ran i defrag last 30 days.


The scanning speed is usually associated with system performance. If you have multiple applications open at the same time as the scan, it will slow down significantly. The newer versions of Mcafee eventually require more resources than the previous iterations. I suggest thus that you close any unnecessary applications and try scanning again.

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after scanning how do I send scanned documents to email address

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I got a problem with "bargain buddy" about the adp module. I ran HJT and hera are the results of the scanning :--------------------------------------------Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 14:04:46, on 2004-09-02Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)Running processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\LEXBCES.EXEC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exeC:\WINNT\system32\LEXPPS.EXEC:\PROGRA~1\ASSIST~1\SMARTB~1\MotiveSB.exeC:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exeC:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\Real\Update_OB\evntsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCD.exeC:\WINNT\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exeG:\nokia\DataLayer.exeC:\Program Files\Fichiers communs\Nokia\NCLTools\NclTray.exeG:\pat\TotRecSched.exeC:\WINNT\System32\khxykyw.exeC:\Program Files\Common files\WinTools\WToolsA.exeC:\WINNT\System32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Zero Knowledge\Fr... Read more

A:HJT scanning

Your log shows that you are seriously behind on windows updates. It is essential that you update your windows before we continue to help you as the infections could reoccur. Go to http://www.windowsupdate.com and if it asks to install software, let it. Then click on the Scan link and let it do its thing. When its done you will see on your left a section called critical updates. Click on that section and install everything that you can. When it prompts you to reboot, do so. Then repeat this process again until there are no more critical updates listed. Then post a new log.

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I have run every "anti-anything" to try to solve this. I have a laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate and for a while, about 5-10 minutes after booting a scan begins. I can see the HD running non-stop. During this, the laptop is unusable.
Today, it started freezing with no HD light. It took almost an hour of rebooting to get it running. During the day, the scanning has happened 4 times. It is driving me crazy and I have checked everything I can think of. I have no scheduled scans of any kind set up in my anti-virus and anti-malware software.
As an example of a symptom, if I'm watching a YouTube video, it starts with the video and sound going out of sync. The HD starts running constantly. If I close Firefox, it will take a while to close but the sound from the video keeps playing for several minutes. If I pull up task manager, it will show Firefox as still running but there is no window. I end the task and again it takes several minutes to drop from the task manager window.
Any suggestions as where to start to solve this before I check into a mental health facility?
PS I have two other drives (One with XP and one with Vista) that if substituted for the above drive run just fine. I'm at my wits end. HELP


Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll down.Double-click ... Read more

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hi everybody,according to my firewall someone is scanning my computer constantly,is there any way for me to find out who it is if i have their i.p. address? here is one of the i.p. addresses.
i think i need to post this in security.

A:who is scanning my pc?

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hi im running windows 7 professional 64bit,i have a hp laserjet printer scanner,and i have adobe reader installed,but when i scan a document it wont let me make it pdf its scanning as a tiff and i have option to change to jpeg and one or two more but no pdf,someone was saying you cannot scan documents to pdf anymore on windows 7 is that the case?


someone was saying you cannot scan documents to pdf anymore on windows 7 is that the case?Hogwash.I scan documents and save them as a .pdf on a regular basis. In fact, on Feb. 2 I was able to scan and save something as a .pdfWindows 7 has nothing to do it, at least that is how I see it.Saving as a certain file type is a function of the printer/scanner.What is the model number of the HP printer?Have you been able to save a scanned document as a .pdf in the past?

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Hi all,

I have a scanner HP 5300 that until recently would scan to MS PP without difficulty. It will scan to every other application possible but not PP. I reinstalled the scanner software. I used "repair" to repair office. No change. I get a variety of error messages. The general gist is...

HPScan.exe encountered an error and will close. Please restart the program.

The errors are not coming from MS PP.

I uninstalled the scanner and installed another HP scanner. The 5400 series and the problem remains. This pc is running W2K.

Any ideas?

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Hi again to all you lovely people!
I would like to know what DPI I should use when scanning text into my computer, also if you are in a good mood can you tell me which is the best program to scan text into so that I could print it or Email it at a later date. I have Windows word should I put it into that then save it?
Anyway I am holding my breath for an answer!
Bye. Norman


Go to http://www.scantips.com and start breathing again.


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I have windows vista 32 bit and a Brother all in one printer and can't scan more than one page to fax. I also seem to be having a problem with OR software. When I bought the all in one I was using windows XP. Can anybody help me?

A:Pc-fax scanning

I had similar problems (and a lot more) with my Brother multifunction. The scan would not work properly and the OR S/W was for the birds. I fought Brother for 18 months and they finally agreed to take it back for €120 (I paid €340 for it). Their support was completely useless too.

PS: For the OCR problem you might try this program:

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i just inherited my mother-in-law's computer. I now have Vista with my hp950 printer all-in-one. How do I scan a photo? (I also have ZoomBrowser). Pklease forgive my ignorance! (And simple speak. please) Thank you!


I will delete your other post, since you need to post only once.
I am not familiar with that scanner. Here is the Manual, which will answer that question and any future questions, if you save the PDF file to your documents or print it.
Manuals for HP PSC 950 All-in-One Printer - HP Customer Care (United States - English)&

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So... hi
It's been a while since I've really posted. Had nothing to contribute really. But recently I've had something in mind; what if~ I'm scanning with my usual stuff (antivirus, malware scanner and others), and it's all clear from there. But I feel like there's something wrong with the system? (A few hints of lag here and there where it shouldn't, I just visited a new site, I just downloaded a program from the internet)
What should one do to be extra sure? And if there's a post about this already I'm sorry, just wanted your guys feedback and if you've ever felt the same paranoia lol. 


A:What to do besides scanning?

Do you have reason to suspect malware?

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have hp office jet 500. ME. have no problem scanning with machine. have a document in german that i want to translate into english. have a web site that does this for me when i copy or paste an item to the site. after, i scan, my pull-down menu does not allow me to cut or copy, tried to drag the item to the web-site all to no avail. how do i get the item over to the web-site so that it will translate for me. HELP !!!!!!




Should one be scanning for viruses and malware in SafeMode always? I have Norton 360 which run while my computer is on but, it does not block malware. I got infected with AV Security Suite and with instruction from Bleeping Computer to remove it but, the malware kept coming back. I finally went into SafeMode and did a complete scan with Malwarebytes and Spybot and was able to remove the malware. Should I also make it a habit to scan weekly?


Safe Mode is a troubleshooting mode designed to start Windows with minimal drivers and running processes to diagnose problems with your computer. This means some of the programs that normally run when Windows starts will not run. Why use safe mode? The Windows operating system protects files when they are being accessed by an application or a program. Malware writers create programs that can insert itself and hide in these protected areas when the files are being used. Using safe mode reduces the number of modules requesting files to only essentials which make your computer functional. This in turn reduces the number of hiding places for malware, making it easier to find and delete the offending files when performing scans with anti-virus and anti-malware tools. In most cases, performing your scans in safe mode speeds up the scanning process. Why not use safe mode? Some security tools like anti-rootkit scanners (ARKs) and programs with anti-rootkit technology use special drivers which are required for the scanning and removal process. These tools are designed to work in normal mode because the drivers will not load in safe mode which lessens the scan's effectiveness. Other security tools are optimized to run from normal mode where they are most effective. For example, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is designed to be at full power when malware is running so safe mode is not necessary when using it. In fact, MBAM loses some effectiveness for detection and removal when used in safe m... Read more

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As the title says, after I turned off my Anti-virus software, dds.scr will not scan the computer. It is on my desktop. Please advise.

A:dds.scr not scanning

Please note, this is just to assist you in trying to get logs. I currently have as many open topics as I can effectively handle, so please don't post the logs here.

What OS is this?

What happens when you attempt to run DDS? Does a command window open, then close? Not open at all? Open but no progress indicated?

Delete your existing version of DDS, and download fresh copy from one of these links.

here, here

Let me know if that works.

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can i scan a .exe to find out if it is safe to run?

A:scanning .exe

If you asking if you can scan an exe program, then yes, if your antivirus allows it you can use the right click to do an on-demand scan of an individual file, whether the file is a .txt, .pdf, .avi, .jpeg as long as the file exists, seeing as avs can scan corrupted files it will be able to scan it, and if you have an av like comodo or avast, or norton you can run it in a virtualized environment called "sandboxing"

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How can I scan and edit text documents in a windows 98se using an epson 1240U scanner and Works 2000?
The document will scan but it appears much to small for editing text as well as the text when entered ends up between the lines that it should be centered onto. I also have Open Office 2.0 installed but I'm not sure how to capture the image to edit it. Any help would be greatly appreciated !!
Thanks In Advance


usually you need OCR software for converting scanned images into editable text. there are many available for purchase, and varying degrees of success rate with the scan coversions

a quick google came up with one free option you could try


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When carrying out a scan I always opt for using Malwayrebytes Anti Malware in Quick scan mode or Full scan mode because Microsoft Security Essentials is so slow. Will this be equally effective at picking up any nasties. I still have Security Essentials as my first defence.


I have some garden equipment manuals that I need to scan but when I scan them, details on the black and white photos do not come through clearly.

Most are so black or blurred that details such as the location of a nut or bolt are not visible. The text scans just fine.

I am scanning at 600 dpi in the "line art" on a Microtek i800 scanner but my HP 6100 scanner does the same thing. This is the mode they recommend for best black and white scanning.

Is there some way to get more details to show?


A:Need a scanning tip

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Sygate Firewall has started to report the followng:
"Somebody is scanning your computer.
Your computer's UDP ports:
1030, 1032, 1031, and 1029 have been scanned from"

Panda online virus scan is the only AV program that reports any infections:
Incident Status Location

Adware:adware/savenow Not disinfected Windows Registry
Adware:adware/secure32 Not disinfected C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
Adware:Adware/Look2Me Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\Bobs\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\790xwewb.default\Mail\Local Folders\Inbox[UnInstaller.exX] ... Read more

A:Someone is scanning your computer...

Hi and Welcome to TSF

Your log is clean. Did you use a Look2Me removal tool? The firewall message is normal. You'll have many many attacks on your PC and the firewall design is to block access and notify you (if you have the option enabled)

Let's try a general cleaning...

Before attacking an adware/spyware problem with hijackthis make sure you have already run the following tools. Download and update the databases on each program before running. Ad-Aware? SE Personal Edition
*Note* For Ad-AwareSE also install the VX2 Addon Cleaner To run this tool once Adaware is updated click on Add-ons in the lefthand column. Select VX2 Cleaner V2.0 and click Run Tool. Click "OK" , then, if something is found, click "Clean" as in the directions given. Click "Close", and exit Ad-Aware.
Spybot Search & Destroy

Also make sure you are using the the latest version (1.99.1) of HijackThis and it's installed in it's own folder on the root drive. (C:\HJT)

Download and install CleanUp! but do not run it yet.

*WARNING* Cleanup deletes EVERYTHING out of temp/temporary folders and does not make backups.

Download, install, and update Ewido Security SuiteInstall ewido security suite
Launch ewido, there should be a big E icon on your desktop, double-click it.
The program will prompt you to update click the OK button
The program will now go to the main screen
You will need to update ewido to the latest definition files.On the left hand ... Read more

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while trying to scan a document an error comes up and it says remote operator panel has been blocked?  Never have this trouble before?

A:scanning a document

First off - welcome to BC !
Second, a little info makes life easier for everybody. Computer make and model; scanner make and model ?
As a first step I would uninstall and reinstall the scanner drivers.
Chris Cosgrove

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I am not sure if this is a Win 7 problem, MS Office problem or whatever. If I have posted this inappropriately, please forgive and I will go away.

I am running Office 2003 under Windows 7 RC. My HP All in One Photosmart 2575 is connected to my network via the router and prints just fine. However, Microsoft Office Document Scanning does not recognize the device as a scanner. The 'Choose Scanner' box is empty. If I connect the All in One to a USB port, Document Scanning finds the scanner and it works as expected.

What must I do to get the All in One to be detected as a scanner under Win7 when connected as a network device?

Thank you very much.

A:Scanning on a Network


Unfortunately this is a regular issue with MFD type printers where the printer firmware includes the code required for network use but the scanner firmware does not.

Unless you have a printer/scanner which support network printing (not common in the SOHO area I am unaware of anything that can add the functionality

I would be pleased to be proved incorrect in this if anyone knows of proven solutions

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