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How to Send a Fax with Microsoft Windows 7

How to Send a Fax with Microsoft Windows 7

Note for you to use the built in "Windows Fax and Scan" option to send faxes you will need to have a dial-up modem installed in your computer.

1. To access the software click the "Start" button and in the "Search Programs and Files" box type "Windows Fax and Scan".


2. Next click on "Windows Fax and Scan".

***Note Will Finish The Setup Process When I Get To My Computer With A Modem In It***

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fax driver missing


Microsoft Office 2010 has a feature that lets you send Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files as Internet faxes. This feature relies on having the Windows Fax Printer Driver or Fax Services installed on the computer to send the faxes. The Windows Fax feature is not enabled by default for all editions of Windows. If your edition of Windows includes the driver or service, you must install it before you can send Internet faxes.
Which operating system are you using? Windows 7
  1. In Control Panel, click Programs, and then click Programs and Features.

Note In Classic view, double-click Programs and Features.

  1. Click Turn Windows features on or off.
  2. In the Windows Features dialog box, under Print and Document Services, select the Windows Fax and Scan check box.
  3. Click OK.
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Windows Vista The Windows Fax Printer Driver is included in the following editions of Windows Vista: Business, Enterprise, and Ultimate.
  1. In Control Panel, click Programs, and then click Programs and Features.

Note In Classic view, double-click Programs and Features.

  1. Click Turn Windows features on or off.
  2. In the Windows Features dialog box, select the Windows Fax and Scan check box.
  3. Click OK.
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Windows XP
  1. In Control Panel, click Add or Remove Programs, and then click Add/Remove Windows Component.

Note In Classic view, double-click Add or Remove Programs.

  1. In the Windows Component Wizard, select the Fax Services check box.
  2. Click Next.
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Windows Server 2008 To create a fax server, you must install the Fax Server role. This installs the Fax Server role page, Fax Service Manager, Windows Fax and Scan (with faxing capabilities only), the Fax service, and the Fax printer.
  1. In Control Panel, under Programs, click Turn Windows features on or off.
  2. Right-click Roles, and then click Add Roles.
  3. In the Add Roles Wizard, under Select Server Roles, click Fax Server role.

Note If Print Services are not installed, you are prompted to install it.

  1. Click the users or groups that you want to send faxes.
  2. Click who you want to have access to the fax server inbox.
  3. Click Install.
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Windows Server 2003 The Fax Service is included in all editions of Windows Server 2003 except the Web edition.
  1. In Control Panel, click Add/Remove Programs.
  2. In the Add/Remove Programs dialog box, click Add or Remove Windows Components.
  3. In the Windows Component Wizard, select the Fax Services check box, and then click Next.
  4. If you want to share the fax printer so that everybody in the network can send and receive faxes, click Yes.
  5. Click Finish.


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Jul 26, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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i have hp laserjet 3050 guide me how to connent fax and how to send fax


Sending and receiving faxes by using a computer
This section contains basic instructions for sending faxes by using the software that came with the allin-one. All other software-related topics are covered in the software Help, which can be opened from the software-program Help menu.
NOTE The HP fax software and HP ToolboxFX are not supported for Windows 98 or Windows Me. The HP ToolboxFX software is not supported for Macintosh.
NOTE Receiving faxes by using a computer is not supported for Macintosh.
You can fax electronic documents from your computer if you meet the following requirements:
? The all-in-one is connected directly to your computer or connected to your computer over a TCP/
IP network.
? The all-in-one software is installed on your computer.
? You are using Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP or Mac OS X V10.3 or Mac OS X V10.4.
To send a fax from the software (Windows 2000 or XP)
The procedure to send a fax varies according to your specifications. The most typical steps follow.
1. Click Start, click Programs (or All Programs in Windows XP), and then click Hewlett-Packard.
2. Click HP LaserJet all-in-one, and then click Send fax. The fax software appears.
3. Enter the fax number of one or more recipients.
4. Load the document in the automatic document feeder (ADF) input tray.
5. Include a cover page. (This step is optional.)
6. Click Send Now.
NOTE You can also send a fax from HP ToolboxFX by navigating to the Fax Tasks section
and clicking the Fax Send button.

Jul 22, 2011 | HP LaserJet 3050 All-In-One Printer

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hp 4355 reports no scan option when running under windows 7 It will copy to the printer


There is a workaround. As you no doubt know, windows 7 doesn't install HP solution center. So, to get a scan from your printer, or to send a fax etc,. you need to go to start > All probrams > Windows Fax and Scan.
From this program you gain all the functionality of your printer/fax/scanner, however the scan buttons do not work on the printer.

Nov 16, 2010 | HP Officejet 4355 All-In-One InkJet...

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Scanning the document


I'm confused? The listed product is a Fax/Modem, not an all-in-one. It doesn't have a scan function. To send a document via a fax, you will need to scan it with a scanner (separate hardware) and then fax it. In Windows 7, a program called Windows Fax and Scan is included. If the devices are installed with the correct drivers, you can do the two steps in one program. Open the program, click on New Fax. Select Insert > Pages from Scanner (only available if the scanner was on and connected when Fax and Scan was started). Scan the document; fill in the contact information for the receipient and send. The Contact information may take a few steps since it is a Windows Contact page.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Apr 09, 2010 | Hiro V.92 56K PCI DATA FAX VOICE MODEM...

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I can't send a fax from my vista program with out printing out the fax first and sending it the old way, and that waste paper. in the xp or word 2003 I can go to the send in the file and the fax wizzard will walk you through sending the fax from the pc. but not in vista. I was told to go to the dest top, then to progams, then to windows scan & fax, but I don,t have a windows scan & fax file. is there a way to fax without printing out first in the vista program?


You need to go to printers and choose 'add a printer'. Under add printer, choose the printer called "MS FAX." That will install microsoft fax as a printer. Next, print your document by going to File, Print... (make sure it says "PRINT..." then you should see a selection screen, choose ms fax, and there you go. That should do it.

Oct 01, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

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