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Hi,

is there any way of using the xp fax client with multiple modems, Ive got a
normal land line on this laptop, but also a built in mobile devce, idelaly
id like the fax client to try the land line, if it cant get a tone, it will
roll over and use the mobile device.. any good ideas. ? :)

Thanks.

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

    You can only use fax when you have a telephone line
    connected to your fax modem. You cannot use fax
    with a wireless or broadband connection.

    --
    Carey Frisch
    Microsoft MVP
    Windows XP - Shell/User
    Microsoft Newsgroups

    Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
    http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    "Stu" wrote:

    | Hi,
    |
    | is there any way of using the xp fax client with multiple modems, Ive got a
    | normal land line on this laptop, but also a built in mobile devce, idelaly
    | id like the fax client to try the land line, if it cant get a tone, it will
    | roll over and use the mobile device.. any good ideas. ? :)
    |
    | Thanks.
    |
    | Stu
  2. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.print_fax (More info?)

    no sorry i wasent clear, the internal one, uses a mobile phone technology,
    so as far as its concerned it is a normal modem,, i can use it fine as a fax
    device, but i want to use both...


    "Carey Frisch [MVP]" <cnfrisch@nospamgmail.com> wrote in message
    news:OutnKMrOFHA.2384@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
    > You can only use fax when you have a telephone line
    > connected to your fax modem. You cannot use fax
    > with a wireless or broadband connection.
    >
    > --
    > Carey Frisch
    > Microsoft MVP
    > Windows XP - Shell/User
    > Microsoft Newsgroups
    >
    > Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
    > http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx
    >
    > -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    >
    > "Stu" wrote:
    >
    > | Hi,
    > |
    > | is there any way of using the xp fax client with multiple modems, Ive
    > got a
    > | normal land line on this laptop, but also a built in mobile devce,
    > idelaly
    > | id like the fax client to try the land line, if it cant get a tone, it
    > will
    > | roll over and use the mobile device.. any good ideas. ? :)
    > |
    > | Thanks.
    > |
    > | Stu
    >
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