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Poor Line Connection indicates an issue with your telephone line (Page 136). If you are sharing the fax line with any splitters or computers, try connecting the MFC-490CW directly to the phone jack and send a fax. If you are still getting a Poor Line Connection error message, call the telephone company and have a repair technician check your telephone line.
Out of Memory error message means the machine's memory is full (Page 138).
Try pressing Stop/Exit and wait until all current operations finish and try again.
Try clearing the data in memory. To gain extra memory space. turn off Memory Receive (See Page 48).
Try printing the faxes that are in memory (See Page 49).
System Busy error message wasn't in the manual, but I suspect it means there's a current operation in progress and the machine needs time to finish before moving on to another job. Just wait for the current job to finish, then try again.
To activate it you should install the fax program. this will require that you register your fax adress.
this is a requirement of utilizing the system of sending and recieving Fax.
Just fill in the information as requested, and it will register your Fax adress.
As soon as you hav ecompleted this,you will be able to send and recieve fax,
and no more error messages, unless ther is a technical problem.
press the setup button and scroll down to tools. in tools there should be an option that says run fax test. that would give you a printed page as to which part of the hardware of the printer or the fax line failed.
What your error code means is(look below)
There is too much noise on the line
for a valid connection between two fax machines to complete. The noise
problem might go away over time.
the fax reception at a different time when telephone line conditions
have improved. Call the telephone provider if line conditions fail to
I have been sending and receiving faxes for over a year on my Lexmark X6100 printer. Now whenever I try to send a fax it will say it is sending the pages but then waits for a redial. After doing the same thing a second time it will print out "remote fax error"