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Windows Scanning Instructions

Scanning a photo or other non-text item on a cluster Windows computer:

  1. In Start Menu > All Programs > Adobe, click Adobe PhotoShop CS5.
  2. Under File > Import, click WIA Support... > in the WIA Support window, click Start > installed scanner will appear in the Select Device window > click OK.
  3. Place the photo you want to scan face-down on the scanner glass, against the left edge and with the top edge of the photo toward you (the arrow stamped in the plastic indicates which corner to match up).
  4. Color Picture should be selected. You can change this option if you like.
  5. Click Scan.
  6. After editing the photo, if needed, click File > Save As. Browse to the location where you want to save it, type a name in the File Name field, then click Save.
  7. Remove your document from the scanner.

To scan a text document on a cluster Windows computer:

  1. In Start > All Programs > Microsoft Office, select Microsoft OneNote 2010.
  2. Place the document you want to scan face-down on the scanner glass, against the left edge and with the top edge of the photo toward you (the arrow stamped in the plastic indicates which corner to match up).
  3. In the OneNote Menu, click Insert, then click the Scanner Printout icon in the OneNote ribbon.
  4. Your document will appear as a picture within the OneNote Notebook.  Right-click the picture, and select Copy Text from Picture from the context menu that pops up.
  5. Open Microsoft Word, or any other program where you want to put the scanned text.  Right-click in the new document and paste the the text.
  6. Be sure to proofread the text after placing it in your document- OCR technology is not perfect, and some errors are likely.
  7. Remove your document from the scanner.