Some Scanners don’t come with free Scanning Software. You are than expected to buy another expensive Scanner Software. If your Operating System doesn’t come with Free Scanner Software (For example Windows XP Home and Windows Vista Home doesn’t come loaded with Scanner and Camera wizard), you can use iCopy to Scan. iCopy was designed to be used as Photocopier, but the software also has ‘Scan to file’ option.
If you have a scanner and printer but no photocopy machine, you can create photocopier using free open source software iCopy.