Starting ScanGear (Scanner Driver)

Last Updated : 17-Jun-2008
Issue Number : 8200213700

Solution

Use ScanGear (scanner driver) to make image corrections and color adjustments when scanning documents. ScanGear (scanner driver) can be started from MP Navigator EX or an application.
Follow these steps to start ScanGear (scanner driver).
REFERENCE
The following is explained using Windows Vista procedures.

Starting from MP Navigator EX
  • Navigation Mode Screen
Follow these steps to start ScanGear (scanner driver) from the Navigation Mode screen of MP Navigator EX.

1. Start MP Navigator EX and open the Navigation Mode screen.
REFERENCE
Starting MP Navigator EX
  • Windows
- Double-click MP Navigator EX 2.0 icon on the desktop.
Alternatively, from the Start menu, select (All) Programs > Canon Utilities > MP Navigator EX 2.0 > MP Navigator EX 2.0.
  • Macintosh
- Open the Applications folder on the hard disk on which MP Navigator EX is installed, then open the Canon Utilities folder and double-click the MP Navigator EX 2.0 icon.

2. Point to Scan/Import and click Photos/Documents (Platen).
The Scan/Import window opens.

3. Select the Use the scanner driver checkbox, then click Open Scanner Driver.



The ScanGear (scanner driver) screen appears.

  • One-click Mode Screen
Follow these steps to start ScanGear (scanner driver) from the One-click Mode screen of MP Navigator EX.

1. Start MP Navigator EX and open the One-click Mode screen.
REFERENCE
Starting MP Navigator EX
  • Windows
- Double-click MP Navigator EX 2.0 icon on the desktop.
Alternatively, from the Start menu, select (All) Programs > Canon Utilities > MP Navigator EX 2.0 > MP Navigator EX 2.0.
  • Macintosh
- Open the Applications folder on the hard disk on which MP Navigator EX is installed, then open the Canon Utilities folder and double-click the MP Navigator EX 2.0 icon.

2. Click the corresponding icon.
The corresponding dialog box opens.

3. Select the Use the scanner driver checkbox in Scan Settings, then click Scan.



The ScanGear (scanner driver) screen appears.
IMPORTANT
Use the scanner driver is not displayed in the PDF dialog box.

Starting from an Application
Follow these steps (example) to start ScanGear (scanner driver) from an application.
The procedure varies depending on the application. For details, refer to the application's manual.

1. Start the application.

2. On the File menu of the application, select Select Source and select the machine.

3. Select the command to scan a document (Scan/Import, Acquire image, etc.).
The ScanGear (scanner driver) screen appears.

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