01-31-2011 12:00 PM - edited 01-31-2011 12:01 PM
HP OfficeJet 6210 All In One 'Scan' button does not work. I am able to scan by running the scanning wizard from the computer, but when I try to scan by just pushing the 'scan' button on the printer it tells me "No scan Options" and "Need to install or run device software for feature". I went into the scanner's properties and settings and tried to set the action for the 'scan button press' but it's defaulted to the 'take no action' option and all the other options are greyed out.
I am running windows xp 32 bit.
I would really appreciate some help on this issue as I have been scouring the web all morning and haven't really found any solid solutions.
02-02-2011 02:24 AM
Couple of things to try first to isolate the issue:
1) Have you installed the full featured software using the printer CD or driver from download webpage?
2) If software is installed, are you able to scan using "HP Director" which is found on the computer desktop screen?
3) Are you able to scan using below procedure:
a) Place a document or picture on the scanner glass
b) Click on Start ==> Run
c) In the Run box type, wiaacmgr, and on OK button. Proceed with on-screen instructions and see if it is working or not.
Finally try HP Scan Diagnostic Utility
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06-09-2011 02:24 PM - edited 06-09-2011 02:31 PM
I really was stumped when I went through all the directions, including reinstalling the full feature software and drivers. (I tried the basic at first, because I was worried about the download time, but on cable it did not take that long - 15 minutes or so). I could scan from HP Director but not from the front panel.
Finally (in HP Director, Scan Settings) under "Button Settings" I clicked on the "Destination List" and selected first the "HP Document Viewer" (which was the default setting when I bought the printer) and it worked! That is the Scan button on the front panel of the panel worked using the feeder!
Next I selected "Save to file" and the Scan button saved it directly to a PDF file. This will save me a lot of time (instead of having to fuss with the Document Viewer. Wow, two days of frustration but it was worth it!
02-23-2012 12:00 AM
The scan button, when pressed, will now show options but, will not scan. It shows "NO CONNECTION" and there is a connection if I go through the scan option on the pc. The scanning options are removed after I press the scan button and get the message of "NO CONNECTION". HP director is loaded onto my pc and when I click on it windows says the file can't be found and after I click "ok" it loads up, lol. Please help me fix this!