you need to be sure the bios is set to
WAKE ON RING.
"helpherb" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:0F6C1743-6758-4004-881A-DD0A52D7534B@microsoft.com...
I couldn't get this to work either and never found a solution (except buying
an all-in-one print/fax/scan/copy: not a bad approach since they're cheap,
and more convenient to transmit with if you do any faxes outside of
Seems I did read that it's supposed to wake from sleep to receive faxes. I
have the same problem with scheduled tasks like file back-ups: I think it's
supposed to wake from sleep to do these, but seems to just run them when I
wake from sleep manually (not great, since it hogs resources that would not
be an issue if it ran at 2:00 am as scheduled).
> I am able to send and receive faxes using Windows Fax and Scan when my
> computer is running. However, my computer does not wake up from sleep mode
> to receive faxes. I believe Vista Ultimate is supposed to wake up on
> receiving a fax.
> Do I need to configure anything to receive Faxes in sleep mode?