How to send and recieve a fax using Windows XP?

Question

How do I send and recive a fax on my xp. This is my first computer.

Answer

This question was answered on August 24, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

The Windows Fax facilities is not installed by default during Windows setup

To install the Fax component

1 Open Add or Remove Programs in Control Panel

2 Click Add/Remove Windows Components

3 In the Windows Components Wizard, select the Fax Services check box, and then follow the

instructions on your screen.

To open Fax after installation, click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to Communications, and then click Fax Console

For more information on using Fax, click Help in Fax Console

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Author

Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on August 24, 2003