If your scanner is not detecting any changes in a document, there are a few possible causes and solutions to consider.
1. Check the document itself: Make sure that there actually are changes made to the document and that they are in an area that the scanner can detect. For example, some scanners may be programmed to only scan certain areas (text, images, etc.).
2. Ensure that the scanner is properly connected: If the scanner is not adequately connected, it may not be able to detect the changes made in the document. Check your device’s manual for instructions on how to correctly set up the scanner.
3. Check the resolution settings: Many scanners have adjustable resolution settings. If the resolution is too low, the scanner may not be able to detect the differences between the original document and the modified version. Increase the resolution setting to ensure that the scanner can detect the changes.
4. Clear any dust or debris from the scanner: Dust and debris can interfere with the scanner’s ability to read information. Make sure to clean the scanner regularly to keep it in top condition.
5. Update the software: If the scanner is old, the software may be out-of-date. Check for any available updates and install them as soon as possible.
6. Calibrate the scanner: Over time, the scanning parameters might change. Calibrating the scanner can help bring it back into optimal operation.
7. Replace the scanner: If all else fails, the scanner itself may have malfunctioned or worn out. Consider replacing it if you have already tried the above solutions and the issue persists.