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Hello I have a dell 966 all in one printer scanner copier and fax. Well I connected my fax, have the phone line connected properly, tried both the fax slot on the 966 and the phone slot on the 966, I receive an error message of problem with phone line. I've notified verizon and nothing is wrong with the phone line. Is there anything I need to do special to receive and send message on this 966.

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    I have the dell 966 all in one printer When attempting to send a fax I receive a phone line err message. I have tried numerous times but receive the same message.

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Do you have a DIGITAL phone line? Fax machines only work on ANALOG phone lines.

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1. Connect the fax line provided by the telecom provider..
2. And install the required software provided to you in the CD along with the printer.

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Where to plug in the phone line for the fax


You don't plug a phone line into this printer. It's not a fax machine itself. According to the user's guide (which you can download here), "To send a fax using this printer, you need to have the printer attached to a computer that is equipped with a modem and has Microsoft Fax installed."

What this means is that the printer is just serving as the input (scanner) and output (printer) parts of a stand-alone scanner, but you need your computer to connect to the phone line. Without the computer modem and Microsoft Fax software, your printer is, well, just a printer, with scanning capability.

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