windows 98 & faxing

I have a Compaq Presarrio 5441 and
am trying to set up my fax phone thru
this system and cannot find the fax
file/information or whatever it is that
I need to install this.  What do I do?
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goto control panel/add,remove/windows setup/ then choose to install microsoft fax.
If you are going to use faxing alot I would suggest you buy a program like WinFax pro. Installation is simple and the program runs great.
Annoyingly in Windows 98 there is NO Fax support directly out of the box unlike Windows 95 where you would install it from Control Panel/Add-Remove Programs.

The following is from the Microsoft KB.
Article ID: Q187549

If you need to install Windows Messaging, Microsoft Fax, or a Microsoft Mail workgroup post office, follow the steps below.

Place your Windows 98 CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive, and then open the following folder:

Double-click the Wms.exe file to install Windows Messaging and the Microsoft Mail workgroup post office utility.

Double-click the Awfax.exe file to install Microsoft Fax.

Restart your computer when you are prompted to do so.

Hope that helps.

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Trophy, there may be an easier way depending on what you are using for word processing software. Are you using office 97, 98 or Office 2000?
Hmm, a problem when you have a Compaq that comes preinstalled and not with a win98-cdrom... you can either contact Microsoft and get the complete win98-cdrom for a reduced price and then install as DarrenJ propose.
You can try out some shareware fax program from i.e. Search for FAX.

Compaq "can't" just supply Win98 on a machine, You should find a directory on your machine somewhere called WIN98CD or something along those lines.

This directory will contain the contents of the CD (or at least "should!") :-)
Well, DarrenJ, thats exactly what Compaq (and IBM, Packard Bell...) does. Yes, they ship their preinstalled win95/98 with the "cabs"-folder. c:\windows\options\cabs.
The cabs-folder includes the installation files from the cd, nothing else. Instead they have their own "recovery-solutions", like quickrestore, rescuedisk and smartrestore.

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