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I have an Epson xp printer/scanner, the printer prints but when I tried to scan with "Simple Scan" it says scanner is not detected. How do I get the scanner to work? The printer/scanner is connected by usb cable to a eeepc netbook with MInt 18.1
 


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Exactly what model of XP?
 
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Not yet, I'm confused as to what I need to download. The printer is printing so I would only need to download the scanner driver?
 
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I downloaded the scanner driver from Epson and I was able to scan with Epson's Imagescan. After the download Simple Scan detected the scanner but would still not scan. I searched the web looking for info on how to get Simple Scan working but without success. I poked around the "Preferences" in Simple Scan and I changed the "scan source" from Epson XP-340 to Epson PID 1115 thinking not much would come of it but to my surprise it got Simple Scan working! Problem solved.
 
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