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Windows Vista™ Step by Step by Joyce Cox, Joan Lambert

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Using the Programs That Come with Windows Vista

A variety of useful programs are installed on your computer along with the Windows Vista operating system. The following brief introduction to some of these programs will help you decide whether you want to explore them on your own.

Windows Fax and Scan

With Windows Fax and Scan, you can send and receive faxes through an analog phone line and a modem, or through a fax server. After ensuring that the internal or external modem is correctly installed and turned on and that the phone line is plugged in, you need to set up a fax account to tell Windows how you will send and receive faxes. (If you want to send a fax via a fax modem but do not want to receive faxes, you don’t have to set up an account.) ...

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