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Computer Side: Steps Required to Use This Function

Install a scanner driver required for WS scan transmission in a computer. Then, configure operations to be performed after scan transmission, in the scanner driver. This example shows a procedure for Windows 7.

Before installation, from the Start menu, select [Control Panel] - [Network and Internet] - [Network and Sharing Center] - [Change advanced sharing settings], and check that [Network discovery] is enabled.

  1. From the Start menu, click [Computer] - [Network].

    This displays the devices connected to the network.

  2. Right-click the scanner icon of this machine, and select [Install].

    • Depending on the settings on the computer, the UAC (User Account Control) dialog box may appear. Check the details, and continue.

    • If both of the scan and printer functions of the Web service are enabled on this machine, the machine is represented by the printer icon.

    • In Windows 8.1/10/Server 2012/Server 2012 R2/Server 2016, click [Network] - [Add devices and printers] on the toolbar. On the displayed window, select the device name of this machine, then click [Next].

    The driver is installed automatically. When the confirmation dialog box appears, click [Close].

  3. From the Start menu, click [Devices and Printers].

  4. Right-click the icon of this machine, then click [Scan properties].

  5. Click the [Events] tab, and specify the operation (how to save original data) of a destination computer at scan transmission (WS Scan).



    [Select an event]

    Select [Scan].


    Select the operation of a destination computer when performing a scan transmission on this machine.

    • [Start this program]: Starts the application for WS Scan that is installed in a computer selected as a WS Scan destination, and displays the scanned original data on the application window. Select the application to be started from the list.

    • [Prompt for which program to run]: Displays a list of applications for WS Scan installed in your computer (destination computer) in the screen of the computer that performed a scan transmission.

    • [Take no action]: Saves original data in the following folder as a file without starting the application.
      On your computer, select Start - [Documents] - [Scanned Documents].

  6. On the Control Panel of this machine, tap [Direct Input] - [DPWS] in the scan/fax mode, and check that a target computer is displayed.

    The settings on the computer are then completed.