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May 28, 2004 8:21:01 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

I'm trying to set up the fax console in win xp home edition. I do not have the cd-rom, but I did locate the compressed dll files (dl_). When I try to open the fxscfgwz.dl_ with win32 cabinet self-extractor, I get an error window that says "A required resource cannot be located" .What next?
Anonymous
May 28, 2004 10:55:19 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

Provide more detail. I suspect this is an OS question, not a fax question.

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"ben" <brown_e_ben@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> I'm trying to set up the fax console in win xp home edition. I do not have
the cd-rom, but I did locate the compressed dll files (dl_). When I try to
open the fxscfgwz.dl_ with win32 cabinet self-extractor, I get an error
window that says "A required resource cannot be located" .What next?
May 28, 2004 10:55:20 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

I don't think it is is an OS issue b/c I have had the comp. for over 1 yr with no problems. This is the first time I have tried to set up the fax service. When I try to set this up, a window comes up and instructs me to insert my win xp cd-rom b/c a certain "fxscfgwz.dll" file is needed. Since I do not have the cd-rom, I turned to this message board for help. I found what I thought I needed- this was posted on the message board.......................
"When the installation routine is unable to find the necessary installation
files (even when directed to the appropriate i386 Folder) it usually means
that the installation files are compressed. This is often the case when the
files are pre-copied by a manufacturer on the hard drive. If you do a search
for the files that the installation routine claims are missing (fxsapi.dll
and fxcfgwz.dll) you won't find them, but you will find fxsapi.dl_ and
fxcfgwz.dl_ (note than an Underscore character replaces the last letter in
the filename). These are compressed DLL files and will need to be
decompressed. Double click on them and you will get a prompt for the file to
use to open them. Click on BROWSE. and select Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor,
which is in the system folder. With any luck it will uncompress them all and
make them visible as DLL files. The install routine still may not find these
files. If so, then you must manually direct the installation routine to the
i386 folder that contains these extracted files."
I did all this, that is when I got the error message " a required resource cannot be located". This window does not have any text in the active title bar, it has no visible properties. My Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor did not do what what it was supposed to do. I can direct the installation to the file if it was in the correct extension. (.dll not .dl_)
Anonymous
May 29, 2004 3:00:28 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

As I said, an OS problem, not a fax problem. Your OEM is responsible for
providing installation files. There is nothing we can do.
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Russ Valentine
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"ben" <anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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> I don't think it is is an OS issue b/c I have had the comp. for over 1 yr
with no problems. This is the first time I have tried to set up the fax
service. When I try to set this up, a window comes up and instructs me to
insert my win xp cd-rom b/c a certain "fxscfgwz.dll" file is needed. Since I
do not have the cd-rom, I turned to this message board for help. I found
what I thought I needed- this was posted on the message
board.......................
> "When the installation routine is unable to find the necessary
installation
> files (even when directed to the appropriate i386 Folder) it usually means
> that the installation files are compressed. This is often the case when
the
> files are pre-copied by a manufacturer on the hard drive. If you do a
search
> for the files that the installation routine claims are missing (fxsapi.dll
> and fxcfgwz.dll) you won't find them, but you will find fxsapi.dl_ and
> fxcfgwz.dl_ (note than an Underscore character replaces the last letter in
> the filename). These are compressed DLL files and will need to be
> decompressed. Double click on them and you will get a prompt for the file
to
> use to open them. Click on BROWSE. and select Win32 Cabinet
Self-Extractor,
> which is in the system folder. With any luck it will uncompress them all
and
> make them visible as DLL files. The install routine still may not find
these
> files. If so, then you must manually direct the installation routine to
the
> i386 folder that contains these extracted files."
> I did all this, that is when I got the error message " a required resource
cannot be located". This window does not have any text in the active title
bar, it has no visible properties. My Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor did not
do what what it was supposed to do. I can direct the installation to the
file if it was in the correct extension. (.dll not .dl_)
>
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