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The fax console is recieving the land line number

I have put in the fax number but the land line number is the one the fax is answering. I have recognfidgered many times. But the land line number is still answered. Help. pearlofgreatprice1@hotmail.com

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The problem is not in the configuration, but the fax connection. The fax modem port must be connected to the fax jack - not the same jack you connect your phone to.

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Can I send and receive faxes from my computer ?


Yes. You can. You will need a telephone line, a modem and a scanner, along with your computer. And before you can send and receive faxes from your computer, you will need to install the fax component. This fax component is not installed in Windows XP by default.
How to install the Fax Component:
Go to Start Button -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove programs ->Click on Add/Remove Windows Components ->Click in the Fax Services check box and click Next. Now you will see a Windows Component Wizard, which will setup the Fax service in your computer. Make sure the modem and telephone line are connected to your computer, along with the Scanner.
Now you have to configure the Fax component in your computer. In order to do that, you have to go to the Fax Console which is located at
Start Button ->All Programs->Accessories->Communications->Fax ->Fax Console
fax_xp.gif In the Fax console, click on the Tools Menu and select Configure Fax - this will start the Fax configuration wizard. Click Next to start configuring the fax service in your computer.
Enter your Name, Your Company's name and your fax (Telephone) number on the Sender Information page.
Your modem will be selected under Select Device for Sending or Receiving Faxes - if you have more than one modem, you will have to select the correct device to send and receive faxes in your computer. You will also have to specify if the send and receive options - whether you will manually answer incoming faxes or if you want your computer to automatically answer them for you.
Remember to Enter your Company's Name and Fax Number under Transmitting Subscriber Identification(TSID) and Caller Subscriber Identification (CSID). These fields are very important.
Now, under Routing Options, you will need to specify where incoming faxes are going to be stored in your computer. You can specify a local folder or just let it go to the default location, which is the Fax Console.
You can change these settings anytime you want by running the Fax Configuration Wizard again from Tools -> Configure Fax.
Sending Faxes from Your Computer
You can fax any document that is stored in your computer. You can also scan a document and fax it by sending it to the Fax Printer in your computer.
To fax a document from your computer, Click on the File Menu of the document and select Print. Then under print (or Print Setup), select Fax in the Printer Name box. This will open the Send Fax Wizard. You can also use the option called Send To and select Fax Recepient if you are using MS Office.
As soon as you hear your computer dialing, the Fax Monitor (as shown in the image below) will start up
fax_monitor_xp.gif How to Fax Scanned documents:
Another way to send a fax from your computer is to scan documents and then fax it through your Fax Printer. This can be made possible by using your scanner software. You can also fax from a scanner using the tools provided by Windows XP.
For this, go to the Control Panel and click on Printers and Other Hardware, then select Scanners and Cameras and then, double-click on the icon for your scanner to start the Scanner and Camera Wizard.
Then, on the Choose Scanning Preferences page, click Grayscale Picture and then click Preview to start the scanner.
Provide a name and location for the scanned document.
Now, go to the saved image which you scanned just now and right-click on it and select print - This will start the Photo Printing Wizard.

Click on the check box for the image to be faxed and select Fax as the printer you want to use.
When you finish the Photo Printing Wizard, the Send Fax Wizard opens and you proceed as described in the procedure for sending a fax from your computer.
Faxing from MS Outlook:
You can also fax from MS Outlook by adding the Fax Transport Service as an email account.
Receiving faxes on your computer.
Remember, you have already specified where the incoming faxes should be located and also how you wanted the incoming fax calls to be answered -manually or automatically. The Fax Monitor opens up automatically when the modem detects an incoming fax.
To view an incoming fax, go to the Fax Console and click on Inbox. Double-click on the fax entry you have just received and it will open up in the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer. Fax files are images in TIFF format so they cannot be edited. But u can print it out or email it to anybody else as an attachment.

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Magicjack problems


Fax communication is the same as Voice Communication when using the MJ. It dials in the same way. If you do not FAX using your Printer Fax line into the MJ; you must use a FAX mailing program generally a part of word processing such as Office. You would need to do a setup in Word for example to call out via the Fax Number. If you use a FAX (Independent) machine, connect the line out cord from the Fax Machine into the MJ and dial out from the FAX device. Check to see if you have a Dial Tone? If Not, the MJ is not open and working.

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I cannot receive faxes using my fax console in WinXP. There is no dial tone. When I query the modem, the log reveals this command in the frame: AT#CLS=? COMMAND NOT SUPPORTED. I used to be able to...


Hi:
I have'nt used computer modems to fax in a long time, but will try to help, If you can edit the command line enter ATDT this command means Attention Dial Tone. Enter this command to see if you hear a Dial tone. I also suggest you try taking out the modem to reset it. let windows load without the modem in the computer then shut down windows compeletly and reinstall the modem so windows can reinstall the drivers for the hardware, if you have upgraded windows to a different version since you last faxed, then it would be wise to look for updated drivers.

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what os are you running. if you are running xp try re-installing the drivers, if linux then just re-install it or put ubuntu on it. i had a simular problem where my wireless card stoped accepting all inward and outward traffic

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I have a Brother Fax 2850. When I send a fax the receiver has advised me that there is a vertical black line approx 2'' thick which blocks out some wording. How do I fix this?? Many Thanks Heather


Something is jammed in or covering the optics.
Check the area where the original document is placed for faxing.
Open this area and clean any liquid paper, sticky tape or staples covering the optics.
Test by making a copy. When the black line on a copy goes away the unit is fixed.
If the receiver is still getting this black line then it is probably their machine and not yours.
Send a fax to this number. 1300 368 999 It will send you back a copy of what it receives.

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