Using Fax Voip with Windows Fax Service

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Windows Fax Service and Windows Fax and Scan application is an integrated fax software included in all Windows versions. It is an extensible fax platform that you can use to deploy shared fax resources in your organization. Users within an organization can install a connection to a remote fax printer on a network fax server and send and receive faxes using shared fax devices located on the server, as well as from a local fax device attached to their computers. Fax administrators can configure, manage, and monitor these shared fax resources. Centralized management of server-based shared fax devices means easier management and maintenance, and lower costs. Fax users can send and receive faxes without the need to use manual fax machines, saving time and effort.


Fax Voip always trying to automatically install the Windows Fax Service on your computer during the installation process if not installed. To manually install Windows Fax Service on your computer, see To install the Windows Fax Service.


Windows Fax Service can operate with Fax Voip Virtual COM Ports via Fax Voip 14.4K TAPI Voice-Fax Modem driver. Compared with the standard modem driver, the Fax Voip 14.4K TAPI Voice-Fax Modem driver provides support for Caller ID. You should not add modems using Phone and Modems option in the Windows Control Panel. To install Virtual COM Ports and associated modems open Fax Voip Control Panel, select Ports and Modems, then click <Add/Remove> button, see To Add/Remove Fax Voip Virtual COM ports. To install or reinstall modems without reinstalling Virtual COM Ports, use <Modems> button, see also To Add/Remove Fax Voip Modems.


At the time of installation, Fax Voip always trying to automatically configure the Windows Fax Service to use Fax Voip 14.4K TAPI Voice-Fax Modem devices to send and receive faxes. To manually configure Windows Fax Service, see To configure the Windows Fax Service.


At the time of installation, Fax Voip configures the Windows Fax Service to use 'Fax Voip' as Fax Station ID for all Fax Voip 14.4K TAPI Voice-Fax Modem devices. To manually configure Fax Station ID and Fax Headline, see To configure Fax Station ID and Fax Headline.


Fax Voip Routing Extension (responsible for Incoming Routing Methods (Microsoft Fax): E-mail, Store in Folder, Print, Custom) should be registered with Windows Fax Service. To register Fax Voip Routing Extension, restore fax service components, and also easily configure the Windows Fax Service to send/receive faxes via Fax Voip modems in one click, see Configure Fax Service using Fax Voip Control Panel.


To send a fax, using fax printer and Windows Fax and Scan software, see Sending Faxes. To send a fax, using Fax Voip printer, see Send a Fax with Fax Voip Virtual Printer and Windows Fax Service.


To receive faxes, using Windows Fax and Scan software, see Receiving Faxes.


To learn more about how to monitor the progress of incoming and outgoing faxes, see Monitoring and notifying.


With Fax Voip Virtual COM Ports (modems) and Windows Fax Service you also can use Mail to Fax - Microsoft Fax and Delivery Receipts via E-mail (Microsoft Fax) functionality.


If you have problems, see Windows Fax Service Troubleshooting.


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