+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 8 of 8
How do you do....it? Thread, Fax Machine or Fax Server Software? in Technical; Once again our fax machine is broken.... I think they are getting a bit archaic. I wanted to use a ...
  1. #1

    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    West Kirby
    Posts
    84
    Thank Post
    5
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Rep Power
    17

    Question Fax Machine or Fax Server Software?

    Once again our fax machine is broken.... I think they are getting a bit archaic. I wanted to use a software based system like winfax (i havve used it elsewere). Can any one recomend a bit of software that can do Fax to Email (only needs one account) so we can receive faxes? opensource would de ideal but i am willing to pay.....

    It would also save a lot of paper.

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Posts
    2,054
    Thank Post
    11
    Thanked 204 Times in 198 Posts
    Rep Power
    63
    In Windows XP there is the fax client built into it there.

  3. #3

    Ric_'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    London
    Posts
    7,582
    Thank Post
    107
    Thanked 761 Times in 592 Posts
    Rep Power
    179
    Also consider the option of using a photocopier as a fax - most offices with fax machines also have a copier that is capable of accepting a fax module. A lot of these can also email documents to you too.

  4. #4

    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Philippines
    Posts
    1
    Thank Post
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    If there any application that does act as a fax machine and at the same time as a answering machine that can be shared thru network?

  5. #5
    p858snake's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Queensland
    Posts
    1,487
    Thank Post
    37
    Thanked 175 Times in 151 Posts
    Blog Entries
    2
    Rep Power
    50
    don't forget the people that need to send paper objects out as faxes.....

  6. #6

    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    York
    Posts
    515
    Thank Post
    22
    Thanked 48 Times in 45 Posts
    Rep Power
    24

    copier

    we use a fax module on the copier method works well.
    Alll in comming faxes are turned into emails and forwarded to receptionist who in turn forward them to the correct people and deletes the rubbish.
    to send a fax you can either go to the copier and do it there or every desktop has the fax printer driver installed . So you can sent anything on your pc to fax or scan paper to email ( from any scanner or copier in school)
    saves all the hassle

    We did have a situation were we needed a private fax number , and our ISP offers a free fax to email service with an 0845 number , we set phone system up with a new number and it forwarded all calls to 0845 number so people still think they are sending direct to school

  7. #7

    mac_shinobi's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    9,216
    Thank Post
    2,766
    Thanked 935 Times in 875 Posts
    Rep Power
    343
    Fax Forwarding is the name but basically as far as I am aware you have to have scan to email setup in the first instance and then configure fax forwarding which will then use the scan to email functionality to forward the fax as an email.

  8. #8

    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    York
    Posts
    515
    Thank Post
    22
    Thanked 48 Times in 45 Posts
    Rep Power
    24

    fax forwarding

    we use a sharp copier ( MX2300n) it is set to forward all incomming faxes to an email box called fax@.......sch.uk this read by receptionist and forwared as emails to correct destination.
    The machine does it all we dont do anything.

    would not be with out it now.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. USB Fax Modem for Virtual Server
    By Nick_Parker in forum Windows Server 2008
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 3rd December 2009, 11:06 AM
  2. Digital Fax System
    By robknowles in forum Hardware
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 4th February 2008, 10:48 AM
  3. Office Fax Machine
    By speckytecky in forum Recommended Suppliers
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 9th March 2007, 10:34 PM
  4. Special offers via fax
    By Elky in forum Recommended Suppliers
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 23rd November 2006, 09:28 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •