Configuring the Fax Service

To set up your system to send and/or receive faxes with a fax modem, go to the Start screen. If there is no tile for Windows Fax and Scan, right-click the Start screen and select All Apps (or just type fax at the Start screen). Then, select Windows Fax and Scan.

Click Fax at the bottom of the left pane. Next, click the New Fax button on the toolbar (refer to Figure 12.1). The Fax Setup dialog box appears. The first time you do this, Windows will walk you through the process of setting up the faxing software, using these steps:

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Figure 12.1. Windows Fax and Scan lets you scan and/or fax documents. (You probably guessed ...

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