Why does my scanner blow up the scanned object 4 times? Can't it scan it as it is?

It takes a lot of extra time to open every object I scan in order to resize it. I've seen this on most scanners. It makes no sense. The object should be the same size I scan. I use HP printer and computer. How can I get my scanner to scan objects at the same size as the original?
Asked Jun 03, 2010

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