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canon MX870

My Computer does not pick up any scanning i'm trying to do with the CANON MX870

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Re: canon MX870


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Re: canon MX870

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window 8 and 10  and WI-FI.

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Registered: ‎03-17-2017

Re: canon MX870

What i found in Canon Mx870 Manual to fix this issue you have to:

  • Check Cable Connections
  • Update Drivers and Included Software
  • If you're experiencing paper jams, multi-page feed errors or white streaks or splotches on scanned files, your scanner glass and rollers may need cleaning. Sticky substances like glue or correction fluid can build up on the rollers and glass and cause streaks. Carefully wipe both sides of the scanner glass and the rollers, applying only enough pressure to clean the area. If streaks continue to appear once cleaning is finished, you may have a scratch on the internal glass, an issue only a licensed and authorized technician can repair.
  • If your scanner is scanning documents incorrectly, there may be a discrepancy between the CaptureOnTouch scan job settings and the scanner driver settings. Registered job settings always take priority over scanner driver settings, which can result in scans that don't conform to your expectations. You'll have to edit the existing job settings in CaptureOnTouch or create a new scan job with the correct settings
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