Windows 7 Fax is much more difficult than XP Fax
Posted on 2010-11-23
I just replaced a Windows XP machine in my network with a Windows 7 machine. I have a server that handles all of the faxing from the workstations. This particular user absolutely hates change and it can be near impossible to teach her a new process. Windows XP fax had a wizzard where you could enter the area code in one field and the number in another field, select the cover page and send. Windows 7 seems to make this much more difficult. The only way that I have been able to send, is to first create a contact, then enter the number in exact canonical format, then send the document.
I am trying to make this as easy as possible, so is there a way to fax without first creating a contact? Most of the time they will never send to the same person twice. Also, is there a way to fax without entering the number in canonical format?