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I got a new computer EMachine. I wanted to hook up my Brother MFC 420 using my CD, but no luck. Maybe I have it hooked up wrong. My last computer had a telephone line hook-up. but new one doesn't. I...


Hello s_fields75. I just read your problem and was wondering if you checked your cable connections. You stated that you may have hooked it up wrong. I would definitely make sure your cable connections, USB, etc., are correct. The printer is an all-in-one and should just automatically find the connection through your modem for the fax feature. If not, you might need to get a splicer for your phone line (you can pick one up at radio shack for less than $10). Unhook your phone line from the wall jack. Plug in the splicer into the wall jack, then plug the phone cable into one jack and your fax phone cable into the other. That should do the trick. If not, you may need to download an updated driver from emachines or brothers' websites. Hope that helps!

Sep 22, 2010 | Brother MFC 420CN All-In-One InkJet...

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I can't fax in our out...Don't know about set up


The fax phone line goes to LINE Port
Answering machine goes to TEL Port

Jun 19, 2009 | HP 1040 Plain Paper Inkjet Fax

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Hook up fax for one phone line


device that will be able to tell if the call is meant for the phone or meant for the fax machine. "The Stick" is a popular device, do a google search.

Jun 04, 2009 | GE 29490GE2 Corded Phone

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CAN'T GET FAX WORKING.


If it's answering on your main number, then you are not plugged into the fax jack. You should have a separate phone jack for fax. If you have internet phone there should be a second jack on the back of your phone box. You can test that you have a functioning second line by plugging the fax into it and using the fax unit to dial your home number.

Jan 05, 2009 | Dell 926 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Off hook message


Make sure you are plugged into the LINE port and you are not sharing the phone line with a computer.

Sep 25, 2008 | HP 920 Plain Paper Fax

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Problem faxing


Unplug the fax at the wall jack and hook up a regular phone. Listen to the dial tone. It should sound like a regular dial tone.

Next, plug the fax back in and call the machine from a regular phone.

You should hear fax tones.

Sep 07, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Sending faxes


You can hook a fax to any standard phone line. That is what they are designed for. The only issue is if you share the fax with your telephone, you will need to set the machine up to receive the fax before you answer the phone.

Jun 13, 2008 | Lexmark Office Equipment & Supplies

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Will not fax


Hook a phone to the fax line and try to dial out... a fax line is no different than a phone line at your house ,, don't use a multi line phone like the ones at the office use a phone like you would have at the house to hook the the fax line .. If you are able to dial out call someone and check the line for static and pops they can cause the fax not to work either.. Good Luck

Mar 31, 2008 | Ricoh 2050L Laser Fax

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Brother mcf-440cn


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 Must have DSL filter attached before fax, not sure how you are saying you have it setup, but phone line should come from wall then to filter then to fax socket marked line, phone should be hooked to socket on fax marked EXT, if you dont have dedicated fax line then fax number will be same as phone no.

 

If you have Adsl then there will be a lead from wall that splits into two, one goes to your modem (ADSL) and the other marke phone or line needs to go to fax socket marked LINE

Oct 21, 2007 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Dedicated fax line on system phone


If you have a dedicated fax line, the fax should be connected directly to the phone line. If you have the fax line connected to one of your station ports, you may be able to see which LED lights up on your phone when the fax goes off hook. Or you can just try intercomming all extensions in order until the fax rings.

Oct 04, 2007 | AT&T Partner 18 Phone (315805B)

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