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I have a hp pavallion running vista with a cp4280 scanner/coppier printer and can't find a way to send a fax have a fax modem too

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  • osborm1 Jan 07, 2009

    I have the same problem. I have the latest drivers for the PCI SoftData fax but see no fax device available in Vista. How do you create a fax device in Vista?

  • Chris  Morse
    Chris Morse May 11, 2010

    Well the scanner/printer/copier and the fax are relatively unrelated :P how is your fax machine hooked up?

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Try this:
http://faxzero.com/

Posted on Apr 17, 2008

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If you still need help with this, please respond to this message. If I have solved your problem, I would appreciate you rating this as "solved".

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