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
  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.