Re: Vista Business fax issues
It would appear that something is wrong with your modem setup. You should
not be giving the modem a name. It should appear in the dialog box for you
to select. That modem has worked fine for me.
"tricky300" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Hello Russ,
> I am using a USR 56k PCI modem that was autodetected by Vista setup.
> If I open fax and scan and go to Tools/Fax Accounts/Add I get a box where
> select connect to a fax modem, then when I give that modem a name (any
> I get
> 'The mentioned fax server is not available'
> I am definitely not clicking the 'connect to a fax server on my network'
> "Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook]" wrote:
>> Are you using an analog fax modem that is on the VHCL? Why is WFS asking
>> a fax server if you are on a standalone PC? List the steps you are using
>> configure your fax account.
>> Russ Valentine
>> "tricky300" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > Hi,
>> > Thanks to anyone who can help.
>> > Scan and Fax seems to be severley messed up on my PC. I am running
>> > Vista
>> > Business as a standalone PC. I tried to use fax for the first time
>> > today
>> > and
>> > came up against several 'brick walls'.
>> > I could not send because the system gave me some message about RPC
>> > (unfortunately I cannot remember the full message and cannot reproduce
>> > now).
>> > So I found a ms article that said to delete the account and set it up
>> > again,
>> > which I did. Afetr deleteing I was unable to set up the account 'The
>> > mentioned fax server is not available'.
>> > I have tried to uninstall the fax and scan component before trying to
>> > fix
>> > by
>> > re-installtion but this results in 'An error has occurred. Not all of
>> > the
>> > features were successfully changed'
>> > I am logged on as Administrator.
>> > Tricky