As long as you have an email address and a scanner, you have no need for a fax machine or a fax modem. Ninety percent of faxes are documents generated by your computer and can therefore be sent by email. Other types of documents can be easily scanned, saved as a file and…sent by email.
If you must send faxes to recipients with fax numbers but no email, you can use an Internet-based fax service for a few dollars per month.
If you do need to send and receive faxes, Windows 2011 offers a way to send, receive, and manage them. This section describes how to use the fax tools.
To start and configure the fax service, you must first install a fax modem. Attach the fax modem to the computer and to the phone line and ...