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HP ENVY 7640
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Today I've upgraded my new Mac (27 inch) with Catalina. Since then HP scan (wireless) stops scanning on the second paper. HP scan just stops and keep saying "preparing scan".
I'm stuck.

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Some extra info from the Printer software error code:

"Een noodzakelijk softwareonderdeel ontbreekt of is beschadigd. Installeer de software opnieuw voor uw apparaat en/of controleer of er problemen zijn met uw vaste schijf."
Translation: "A necessary software component is missing or damaged. Reinstall the software for your device and / or check if there are problems with your hard drive."

So I did reinstall the Scan software, first removed the scan App, empty the bin. Then reinstall but the same result, Scan Software keeps saying... "preparing the scan" after the first page is scanned by the printer.

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Hi,

HP Scan is not compatible with Catalina, HP Easy Scan should likely get updated soon.

 

Please install and use HP Smart, for now.

Click the plus sign and follow the steps to configure your printer:

https://ftp.hp.com/pub/softlib/software13/printers/HPSmart3.6.pkg

 

Check your product support page in the future for updated drivers to become available:

https://support.hp.com/us-en/drivers/selfservice/HP-ENVY-7640-e-All-in-One-Printer-series/6617267/mo...

 

Shlomi

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Temporary solution on MAC is to use Image Capture App.  That work's OK with my Officejet 6950.  However, update urgently awaited

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I tried using image capture, but couldn't see how to save the whole page

 

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Your temporary fix worked. But downloaded the new driver for Mac 10.15 and the SCAN still doesn't work. HP did not do a very good job to fix problem.

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Hi. I have an Envy 7460 all-in-one printer-scanner. This morning, 17th October, I discovered that as a result of downloading ‘Catalina’ last week to my Mac desktop I’m unable to scan to my Mac. The printer function is working as normal. 

 

I have upgraded my drivers as advised by your expert ShlomiL in his post on 8th October and installed HP Smart, but nothing has changed. Each time I try to scan a document, I am now being presented with a dialog box, stating the following:

 

Scan Failed. The operation couldn’t completed. (com.apple.imagecapture error 4294967249.)

 

Please advise. Thanks. 

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Come on HP! Today I found out on your website there is an update for the printer for OS 10.15 (HP Easy start version 2.9.0.188). I removed previous installations (HP-Smart) first, removed also from the Bin and (to be sure) restarted my Mac. Then downloaded the new HP-Scan version (HP Easy start app) and downloaded and installed it.... result, exactly the same, Printer scan's the first page then halfway the second page NOTHING!... HP Easy Scan show's the same message as original issue "preparing Scan".  This is quit dissapointing.
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You have to select what you want scanned.  Click in the image and draw the scan boundary.  Or set it to Auto detect.

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While I cannot scan to the computer, I am successful at scanning to a flash drive and then transferring to my computer.  It's extra steps, I know, but it works.  

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