Faxing from computer and hard copy fax while having a DSL external Modem and an internal modem that is disabled

Posted on 2005-04-29
Last Modified: 2010-04-12
I am running OS Windows XP Home Edition / I have an internal modem which is currently disabled because I have an exteranl modem from AOL for DSL. My printer is a HP psc 2410 photosmart all-in-one and what I want to be able to do is to fax hard copies in the ususal fashion and also be able to fax from ( example) a word document within the software program. Is this possible and if so can you tell me how to accomplish this task? By the way I have a dedicated line on the DSL and Fax machine with call waiting which is disabled. Also if my need is doable will I need to be constantly switching printer/fax modems everytime I need to fax a document from the computer?
Question by:JPandSP
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    Accepted Solution

    Psc 2410 internal fax-modem can send faxes directly from your pc.

    You have to print on the fax device as explained here:
    and the printer will send the fax without printing it.

    All you need to do is to have the driver installed and the phone plug connected to the psc2410.
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    Expert Comment

    You must install the fax service first, if it is not installed.  
    To do this, go to :
    start>control panel>add/remove programs here click on the add/remove windows programs, and scroll to the fax services. click it on; it will install the fax service.
    Then you will be able to print to a fax.

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