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Fax w/broadband?

Posted on 2002-05-02
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Is there a fax progtram that works w/a DSL modem?  I get tired of having to switch modems everytime I need to send a fax.  Help!
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by:mblat
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I don't think so, but you can subscribe to one of the "internet based"  fax/messaging services such as
j2.com.

Of cause you'll have to pay for sending faxes  :-(
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EricWestbo earned 100 total points
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Why switch?  I would assume you could have both modems installed in your system... all you need is a secondary wall jack to connect the phone-modem to.  don't even need a second phone line... just replace your single-jack plate with a dual-jack plate, run a few short jumper wires & you should be ok.

configure the fax to use the phone-modem & your net connection to use the dsl modem.


hope this helps

/ew
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by:Crash2100
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You can get an online service that makes it so you get a fax number so you can send and recieve faxes online via email.

Here's a guide to some free online fax services:
http://freemailguide.com/free_fax.html
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