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Can you fax with only a wireless all-in-one fax + printer, home Internet, and a cell phone number?

My grandparents hopes to fax their doctor's landline fax number in Canada, and have only: an HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 All-in-one Printer that can fax and scan. wireless home Internet. 2 cell phone ...
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Is a 56k fax modem different from a regular dial up modem?

The title says enough, is a 56k fax modem different from a regular dial up modem? Can they be used interchangeably?
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Is there a way to mark a specific segment of a Microsoft Word document containing scanned images?

I have a Word document which mostly amounts to scanned images of a fax (one per page). By default, I see how to use the "Track Changes" (MS Word 2016 Professional) feature to make a comment on the ...
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How to set Outlook to convert email body to file attachments before sending

In our business we do some electronic faxing, where you can send an email to [10-digit-fax-number]@[fax-service-domain], and the service faxes the email attachments (not the body). But it is sometimes ...
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Can I use my ethernet port on my pc as a phone line?

I have an ethernet port used for Internet, but since I bought a wireless adapter that port is no longer needed. So I thought instead can I use that port as a phone line and just plug a phone line ...
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Roger-Router: Cannot set file owner for /var/spool/roger/userName: Operation not permitted

I installed Roger-router on my Linux Mint Debian Edition 64Bit. I had it running before on the same system on a different HDD. Now if I try to send a fax with printing it to the roger-router-printer, ...
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Fax on HP Officejet

I'd like to know if it was possible to setup my HP Officejet Pro 8630 as a fax machine on my cable service's telephone plan. I currently have Time Warner Cable as my telephone supplier. I want it to ...
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No fax detected with HP MFP

I'm trying to set up a HP LaserJet MFP (multifunction fax printer) M476dw as a fax machine. It's connected to a Linksys PAP2T analogue telephone adapter (ATA) with VoipVoip as service provider with a ...
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Should fax machines use a DSL filter?

I have heard DSL prevents some items that use phone lines from functioning properly, such as home alarms. First of all, is it possible to use a fax machine on the same line as a DSL modem and ...
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How to send a PDF as fax from windows command line

How can I send a PDF file from command line in Windows to a windows fax? Of course the receiving faxno should be entered from command line. I'm looking for something like: c:\>FaxPdf test.pdf ...
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How to print to a fax?

I'd like to know if I can "print" from Windows 7 to a fax? The fax is not connected to the computer: it is located in another country and all I've got is the fax number. I remember it's old ...
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Reject voice calls on Windows Fax?

Is there a way to reject voice calls when the line is hooked up to a fax modem on Windows Fax? Since this is a dedicated fax line, I don't want any voice calls to ring.
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Ricoh 5002 Turn off autoprint when faxes come in

How do I turn off autoprint when faxes come in? I'm reading the manual and it's not very succinct. Model Ricoh Aficio 5002
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Using the Windows 7's fax service

I use Windows 7 ultimate on my computer. And know that it's possible to use this OS as fax device to send and recieve faxes. I have an ADSL modem which the telephone line is attached to it and a ...
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Is it possible to FAX over broadband?

With the broadband enabled, to my surprise, my laptop has a phone number with which it can send and receive SMS. Now, would it be possible to send a FAX from the computer? It would be from a file or ...
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Test Fax Machine [closed]

I just bought a fax machine and I want to test it, but I don't have a regular phone line. I am not confident that it will work on my Magic Jack. A quick search on turned up this article for sending ...
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Does this modem qualify as a fax modem?

I found this old PCI modem in my stash. I was thinking about using it to set up a fax modem on my PC. The only question is, does this qualify as a fax modem? In other words, what signifies a fax ...
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56K USB external fax modem

I ordered this New 56K USB V9.0 V.92 External Dial Up Voice Fax Data Modem for Windows7. Now I found that it is NOT supported by windows 7 64 bit. I have 2 questions : Does that USB modem need any ...
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Fax server routing via email (Exchange 2007)

I'm trying to set up the fax server role on a Windows server 2008. All is working as expected apart from the "Route through email" incoming routing. I keep getting "Retrying Routing" followed by "...
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Batch-processing images of documents to look like a fax

Let's say I have a photo or scan of a text document, possibly with some low-contrast watermark background. If it is a photo, in addition to the watermark there will be brightness gradients from the ...
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Fax from Mac OS X 10.6 via bluetooth phone?

I have my MacBook Pro with Mac OS X 10.6.8 set up to connect via Bluetooth to my Samsung Galaxy SII phone for file sharing and it works fine. Now, I am wondering if there is a way to use my phone as ...
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Receiving faxes on printer even while computer is shut down?

I normally send faxes with a very old fax machine and I was thinking it takes so much time for every fax to be scanned for all the numbers so I would like to send faxes with a printer. I already have ...
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Replacing fax lines with online service [closed]

I know there are various online fax companies but I want to know how I can have them operate like a traditional fax. We have around 5 different fax numbers currently at different locations. I don't ...
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Is there a fax daemon I can install on a remote machine and use over the internet?

Here's the situation: As a poor student I currently don't have a phone line and so obviously no fax capabilities. However my parents have a phone line and a fax machine (One of those HP combo machines ...
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Can you have Fax and ADSL on one line?

I have one phone line, with an ADSL connection on there. If I plug a fax machine into the filter, will it kick me off the Internet when a fax is sent or received?
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Fax and Analogue phone on a single phone number [closed]

How does this work? If I have a single phone line, say 0207223333 and on the line I have a BT splitter with an analogue phone and a fax connected. If I was then to dial that number, how would it ...
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ghostscript: rasterize for fax (tiff/g3)

I need a suitable command to convert pdf to tiff/g3 for use with hylafax/c2faxsend. The PDF is produced from a libreoffice plugin, but has relatively small fonts embedded. My current command is ...
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How can I use a fax machine over WiFi?

I have a fax machine in a location that is accessible only through nearby WiFi. I'm in an unusual situation where it must be an ancient fax machine and not a nifty eFax solution (much to my chagrin.) ...
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Send a fax from a PC to a Brother MFC-240C All-in-one

Here is the situation: There is a Brother MFC-240C All-in-one printer/fax/scanner connected via usb to the computer. Is there any way I could send a fax that I had typed up on the PC directly to the ...
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Win XP fax program

I finally got to use this pesty program and got to send my first fax...but confused on how it all plays out. First, I only sent 1 page + cover and all I get in the Fax monitor showing that it sent ...
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mobile, portable printing [closed]

A friend of mine is a contractor who wants me to help him go "high tech". Right now, he calls the office several times a day asking for new work orders and then writes them down on a clipboard, so ...
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How to transmit a fax via sound output from a computer?

I'm using Windows 7 on a Laptop, but I have not any modem hardware embedded on it... I know that faxes are normally transmitted (received and sent) via AT commands through a serial port to a modem ...
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Change default print program for images on Windows 2003 SP2

I would like to change the default program used to print images on Windows 2003. And this is why... I'm using a "pro" fax software that uses 3rd party applications as hosts to render the specific "...
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Connect Fax voice modem

I'm doing a job in an IT company as a telecom operator. One of my bosses asked me to connect his Fax voice modem for the Fax services, as well as to use POTS services through it. Actually I haven't ...
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Sending a Fax without a fax number

I have an HP Officejet 8600 Pro that has faxing capabilities. However I do not send faxes often and I do not need to pay for a dedicated fax number/line. Is there a way to send and receive faxes using ...
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Scan a document without saving

On Windows 7, Windows Fax and Scan wizard makes it possible for the person to scan a document and send it as a fax directly without saving it. On Windows XP it is a must to save the scanned document ...
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Where can I find the drivers for the HP Officejet 6200 Series Fax?

Can someone tell me how to install the HP Officejet 6200 Series Fax? I can no longer find the original setup CD and I can't find the drivers online. I am using Windows XP Pro.
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How to automate sending faxes on Windows 7?

I need some way to remotely send files for faxing by a Win7 machine. One of the ideas I had is to use a shared dropbox folder in which I can put files which have the destination phone number as the ...
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all-in-one device which “fax over modem” and ISDN connection

I want to be able to send faxes using a certain all-in-one device, which has functionality to send them using a modem. It means the device doesn't have fax itself, but it scans the PC for a modem to ...
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HP fax sending stuck at spooler

On HP Officejet 4500 and Windows 7, when sending a fax, the fax is not sent and the spooler is stuck. Restarting the spooler doesn't help. Deleting the files from the spooler directory allows to ...
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Send a fax from computer to printer?

Ultimately, I need to be able to send a fax. I would prefer to send it via some online service, but I can't find any good free ones. I dusted off an old printer/faxer/scanner combo we bought YEARS ...
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Is it possible to use Skype to fax?

If not, how can I fax using a computer application? I am also open to using an online application.
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How can I fax using a Network Fax from my Windows 7 based PC

I have a Kyocera FS1118MFP multifunction Printer, Copier, Scanner and FAX set up on our network. The thing is that I want to be able to send faxes from a pc on the network and am in a pickle as to how ...
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How do you disable the Fax Service in Windows 7?

I occasionally get a loud tone on the phone when I auto-dial a number with my contact manager. Today I also got a fax tone and realized (correctly, I hope) that the tone is probably something with ...
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Faxing PDF in Windows 7 messes up fonts

I have to program a Windows service to send PDF documents generated by MS Access (I know, it's wrong but it's legacy and it works for now) via Winfax (modem). During testing I found that the automatic ...
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What program can open TIFF G4 fax file?

I have an old Panasonic fax connected to an old 'fax server'. The fax system produces .tiff files that I just can't open using many viewer; they would simply show a page filled with horizontal lines. ...
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Utility of Fax over Email when both are available

Are there any benefits left for sending documents via Fax as opposed to email? (assuming that both the sender and receiver have access to either technology). For example, are there cases where Fax is ...
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Is there a difference in connecting a fax to a UK phone line compared to a European one? [closed]

i know the power sockets are diffrent, but how will a fax machine be connected up in the uk compared to abelgian or dutch one? The ones we have are the ones in the below pictures "Phone" but in the ...
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How to convert audio file of fax transmission to image in Linux?

I have a number of uncompressed audio files recorded from an analog (POTS) telephone line of fax transmissions. Is there a way to convert these files into images of the fax they contain (in Linux)? ...
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How to send forms via fax?

I have never done this. I have signed forms, I scanned them. Now I need to send the forms via fax. How do I this?