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My MS Works 4.0 doesn't send faxes with Windows98, The fax printer drive is installed (Bitfax)  and I can send faxes from other programs like MS Publisher... What s wrong
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by:stevemiller
ID: 1642889
Is your fax setup in Win98?  Go to Printers and see if the fax is there.  If not you'll need to reinstall your fax program.  When running MS Works, and you choose to fax, is the choice there to pick the fax?

steve
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by:chunsaker
ID: 1642890
Windows 98, by default doesn't incorporate the same fax services or windows messaging that Windows 95 did. But, they are included in a subdirectory of the tools directory on the Win98 CD-Rom. If you install fax services from there, that might fix your problem.
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by:luisleon
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by:luisleon
ID: 1642892
Both recomendations followed but the problems still.....
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by:chunsaker
ID: 1642893
What are the results of Steve's recommendation? That's the true answer to your problem.
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by:chunsaker
ID: 1642894
Sorry Steve, your question, I'll butt out.
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by:stevemiller
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Actually chris, both of our recommendations were tried and it didn't work...any other ideas?
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by:ruble
ID: 1642896
Check and see if your system has two modems setup.  Your program maybe set to use an in-active modem.
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by:mlgamble
ID: 1642897
Go to control panel, network, and make sure you have all the nework adapters,clients,and protocals installed.  Win98 changes them when you upgrade.
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MasseyM earned 100 total points
ID: 1642898
Check the fax-software's web site and see if they have any Win98 updates... That is probably your best solution... Due to the fact that it works in Publisher and not in Works...  If they do, that is your answer

- Matt

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by:luisleon
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Ok  Im trying an upgrade from the web page of Bitfax
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