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Problem with fax

I cannot seem to receive or send a fax. I'm wondering if I have it hooked up right. Acording to the book I do however the fax part does not work. I have 2 distinctive ring tones, one for my phone & one for my fax but I still cannot seem to get it working.

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    cannot seem to receive or send a fax. I'm wondering if I have it hooked up right. Acording to the book I do however the fax part does not work. I have 2 distinctive ring tones, one for my phone & one for my fax but I still cannot seem to get it working.

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Check your phone lines. You should have one that runs directly from the wall jack to the "L" port on the machine (there should be no other devices connected between the wall and the machine). If you have other devices connected (telephone, answering machine, computer modem, etc) they should be connected to the port on the machine that has an icon next to it that looks like a telephone.

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Entering a fax number
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