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After it had been out of use for several months, I tried to

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After it had been out of use for several months, I tried to activate my HP Scanjet 4670 and my Mac computer tells me "Cannot find default scanner." The scanner does not light
up. Any suggestions? Thank You,
Marvin Hinton
Sedona, AZ.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 6 years ago.
When you press the scan button on the scanner, does anything happen?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Nothing happens when I push the scan button on the scanner.
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 6 years ago.
- Make note of where all the cables go on the scanner.
- Unplug everything from the scanner (usb cable, phone line, power cord, etc).
- Plug the USB cable back in.
- Plug the power in and everything else.

Does the scanner even turn on? Scan now.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Scanner does not turn on.
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 6 years ago.
Double check the power cable that runs from the wall outlet to the scanner. Verify that the outlet works by plugging something else into it.

Either your scanner or the power adapter for the scanner is broken; you will have to purchase a new one.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I think I have found the problem. I do not have a cable connecting the scanner with the wall outlet.
I must have misplaced it.

Thank you for your help.

Expert:  Jason Jones replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for the update. If you are satisfied, please click the ACCEPT button to close this case.

Thank you for your time.
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