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Installing and setting up Microsoft
Fax on a WinBook Computer
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- Go to My computer, and then to control panel.
- Go to Add/Remove programs.
- Select the Windows setup tab.
- Put a check mark in Microsoft fax. At this time
if Windows messaging has not installed, Windows will prompt you to allow
it to install messaging.
- Select the Apply button and Windows will start
installing the necessary drivers needed. Windows may prompt you for
your disks or CD-ROM. When it is finished you may close the control
- Go to the start button, the go to programs, then
accessories, and then the Fax directory and then select compose a new
fax. This will bring up an Inbox setup wizard. Prompting you to select
which service you would like. Select Microsoft Fax and press the next
- The next box will prompt you to select which fax
modem you will be using to send faxes with. Select the correct fax modem
and press the next button.
- The next box will ask you if you want the modem
to answer the phone and how many rings before it answers. Select your
choice, and then press the next button.
- This box will ask what your fax number is. Type
in your fax number and press the next button.
- This box will prompt you for a name for where you
are dialing. It may say default. Which you can also use if you dont
want to make a name. After that has been typed in, press the next button.
- This next box will ask you if you want a cover
page for your fax, and what style fax cover sheet you would like. Select
how you would like to have your fax, and what message format you would
like then press the next button.
- This box will prompt you for a fax subject name
and any notes you would like to add to the cover sheet. Then press the
- This box will ask what files you want to add to
your fax. (Note this cannot be program files, only document and text
files). Once this has been done press the next button.
- This last box will send your fax your fax when
you press the finish button. Pressing the finish button will close the
box and send your fax.
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