How do I install the Microsoft Windows Vista fax client?

System requirements for the clients:

  • Windows Fax and Scan should be installed.
  • Print Services should also be enabled.
  • The Fax printer on the Server machine should be shared to network users.
  • Network Users should be granted permission to be able to print on this Fax Printer.

To install the client:

  1. Click on Start, Programs and click on ‘Windows Fax and Scan’.
  2. Select ‘Fax Accounts’ from the Tools menu.
  3. Click ‘Add’ to add a new account.
  4. In the fax setup wizard, click on ‘Connect to a fax server on my network’.
  5. Enter the location and printer name where the fax server has been installed.

    Screenshot 1 – Fax Shared Printer location and Name
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  6. Click on Next to complete Fax Account registration. You are now able to send faxes from Windows Fax and Scan through the 3CX Fax Server Driver.