Everything Stopping the Scanning Process You can use interrupt scanning at any time. When you do, the scanner may not stop immediately since the Scan application must finish its current process. How to stop the scanning process Click Stop. The Stop Scanning dialog box opens. Select one of the following: Stop Immediately: Stops the scanner from finishing the current drawing scan. The Scan application marks the drawing as "Not Scanned". Finish This Drawing button: Continues the scanning, saves the current drawing, and then stops the scan process.