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Posted on 1998-11-17
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Fore some reason or another i can't get the fax to work
under win98.
I installed both the programs in oldwin95 but i still can't
fax.
When i press extra (or option)in the main menu of exchange
the programs stops.

when i want to make a fax it takes a long time for the
fax-window to popup and when i want to send it nothing
happens.

Please help
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Question by:dgb
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Expert Comment

by:3DMAX
ID: 1647698
Make sure your modem is set to com-port 4 ,
Because it's a bit faster at transferring data across a phone line then try again.
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by:dgb
ID: 1647699
It is a plug n play modem i can't just change the com-port and even if i could
what good will that do, the speed isn't the problem not being able to fax is.
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by:ORC
ID: 1647700
What kinf of modem you have and waht is the fax program you are using?
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by:dgb
ID: 1647701
Its is a rockwell HCF-chipset modem and the program is the standard fax-program
from the old win95 (located on the win98-CD)
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by:dgb
ID: 1647702
Sorry, changed the modem it is a diamond 56k6 modem.
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deadav earned 100 total points
ID: 1647703
you have to go to control panel and setup a post office for it before you can use the fax.  it sucks i had the same problem.

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by:dgb
ID: 1647704
A postoffice ? what kinda things most i do.
Do you mean the personal maps and so on or something different
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Expert Comment

by:deadav
ID: 1647705
do you have an inbox on your desktop?...you should click on it and follow the instructions for setting it up
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by:dgb
ID: 1647706
It didn't work but i used a different program, called delrina fax or something.
this doesn't use the exchange so problem fixed.

thanks for the trouble
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