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I have a Photosmart Plus B209a, seial number

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I have a Photosmart Plus B209a, seial number MY99P2F463. I am having trouble scanning.The message says 'try starting scan from computer. How do I do this? Jean XXXXXXX

Hello my name is***** look forward to assisting and am very sorry to hear that you are having this problem.

1. Click Start , point to All Programs , point to Accessories , and then click Paint .
2. Click the icon on the top left corner (looks like a blue box), and then click From Scanner or Camera .
3. Make any desired setting changes.
4. Click Scan. To save click the blue box again and then save as.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Freddy, it did not work because I did not see any icon on the top left corner which looked like a blue box. There was just a double row of coloured squares. Jean XXXXXXX

If you do not have a blue box look for file instead and it would be there.
If you, do not have a blue box look for file instead at the top and it would be there.