Does this mean I need to replace my scanner?

Answer Update the drivers on the scanner. If this doesn't solve the problem update your computer's USB drivers. Also check that your computer has 2.0 USB ports as the new cable will be a 2.0.

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Can I Replace Scanner Broken Glass?

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My Epson Stylus SX440 scanner won't scan. It says "cannot communicate with scanner" but clearly is connected?

Did you check to make sure all the wires/plugs are connected properly?

Scanner just stopped "connection with computer" not the wires. Scanner worked fine until now.?

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