Fax on WIN98

How do I send Word-document as FAX direct from Words?

Do I need a special program - if so where do I get it.

Thanks

Jan
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dew_associatesCommented:
Matthiesen, you can install the old Windows Messaging and MS Fax client from your Windows 98 CD if you like, but it is kind of archaic. You can install it as noted below. I've included additional information in case you are using Outllok 97 or 98. You may want to look at Symantec's Winfax Pro though as an alternative.

Dennis
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1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click
   Add/Remove Programs.
 
2. Click the Windows Setup tab, click Accessories, click Details, click to
   select the WordPad check box, click to select the Imaging check box, click
   OK, and then click OK.
 
3. Insert your Windows 98 or Windows 98 Second Edition CD-ROM in the CD-ROM
   drive. Click "Browse This CD", and then locate the following folder:
 
   Tools\OldWin95\Message\US
 
4. Double-click the Wms.exe program file, follow the instructions on the screen
   to install Windows Messaging, remove the Windows 98 or Windows 98 Second
   Edition CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive, and then restart your computer.
 
5. Place your Windows 98 or Windows 98 Second Edition CD-ROM in the CD-ROM
   drive. Click "Browse This CD", and then locate the following folder:
 
   Tools\OldWin95\Message\US
 
6. Double-click the Awfax.exe program file, follow the instructions on the
   screen to install Microsoft Fax, and then restart your computer.
 
Window 95:
 
1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click
   Add/Remove Programs.
 
2. Click the Windows Setup tab, click to select the Microsoft Fax check box (you
   may receive a message about installing Windows Messaging, Imaging, and
   WordPad), click OK, and then restart your computer.
 
3. Double-click Recycle Bin on the desktop, and then click Select All on the
   Edit menu.
 
4. Click click Restore on the File menu, click No to file replacement messages,
   and then click Close in the upper-right corner of the Recycle Bin dialog box.
 
Install Microsoft Fax and Windows Messaging with Outlook 97 or 98
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NOTE: If you install Outlook 98 Internet Mail Only, Microsoft Fax may be replaced
with WinFax. For additional information about Outlook 98 and Microsoft Fax,
please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
 
   Q183762 Microsoft Fax Replaced with WinFax Starter Edition
 
To install Outlook 97 or Outlook 98 Corporate Workgroup:
 
1. Click Start, point to Settings, click Control Panel, and then double-click
   Add/Remove Programs.
 
2. Click the program you want to install, and then click Add/Remove.
 
3. Follow the directions and choose to reinstall components, click OK, and then
   restart your computer.
 
Verify Installed Services
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For the Microsoft Fax program to work properly, the Personal Folders, Personal
Address Book, and Microsoft Fax services must be installed. To verify that these
services are installed, check the "Mail and Fax" or Mail tool in Control Panel:
 
1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
 
2. Double-click "Mail and Fax" or Mail. If the Inbox wizard runs, click
   Microsoft Fax Service, and then click OK.
 
   NOTE: If there is a Microsoft Mail system that you connect to, click Microsoft
   Mail and configure it according to the notes you wrote down in the "Record
   Properties of Current Services" section at the beginning of this article.
 
3. Click Personal Address Book, click Properties, browse to the location of the
   .pab file that you wrote down in the "Record Properties of Current Services"
   section of this article, click Open, and then click OK.
 
4. Click Personal Folders, click Properties, browse to the location of the .pst
   file that you wrote down in the "Record Properties of Current Services"
   section of this article, click Open, and then click OK.
 
If the Personal Folders, Personal Address Book, and Microsoft Fax services are
missing, add each service:
 
1. Click Add, click Personal Folders, and then click OK.
 
2. Browse to the .pst file that you wrote down in the "Record Properties of
   Current Services" section of this article, click the .pst file, click Open,
   and then click OK.
 
3. Click Add, click Personal Address Book, and then click OK.
 
4. Browse to the .pab file that you wrote down according in the "Record
   Properties of Current Services" section of this article, click the .pab file,
   click Open, and then click OK.
 
5. Click Add, click Microsoft Fax, and then click OK.
 


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