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Windows 7: HP 6280 scanner

10 Aug 2009   #1
dreuzel

win7
 
 
HP 6280 scanner

I've installed my printer under windows7 using microsoft standard software.
My printer/scanner is connected using ethernet.


For a long time there was no reaction from HP to support
their scanners . As far as I can see there still is no reaction ....

Could someone advice me on how to connect the canner to windows 7

general Idea flexible scanning to PDF

I'm not realy a fan of the HP software anyway ....


If I could get this to work it would be a great help



Thanks in advance


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10 Aug 2009   #2
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Your device is connected to network, so have you tried to use your scanners web interface? Just open your browser and give your scanners IP-addresse:

HP 6280 scanner-hp_scan.png

There you can start the scan. You have to allow scanners interface to open pop-ups, scan results are shown in a pop-up tab or window. An example: my HP printer/scanner has an internal IP 192.168.2.10, so I have to allow my browser to let website http://192.168.2.10 to open pop-ups to be able to see and save scan results.

Worth to try?

Kari


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11 Aug 2009   #3
dreuzel

win7
 
 

I know about that solution ... but do not realy like it

any other software available ?


those things are a standard are they not ...


I use xsane on ubunto pretty good
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11 Aug 2009   #4
noyb

XP MCE .... XP Pro 64 .... W7 U x64
 
 

I'm not a fan of HP's software either.
I haven't installed my scanner to W7 yet .. But I never install all of HP's software.
I go to the HP support site and get the Basic driver package.

Then I use Irfanview to run my Scanner ... or M$ Office ...
or you should be able use the Fax n Scan wizard in W7..
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11 Aug 2009   #5
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

OK. Reading your first post I couldn't possible know you know all of this. I tried to help you by giving the easiest possible solution.

What's the difference anyway? Scanning using web-interface is exactly like using a software solution. Only the user interface is different. You can still save it as PDF, anywhere you want.

Kari
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