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Fax-It-Yourself: Using Windows XP's Faxing Features 172 With that out of the way, wipe the digital dirt from your hand and get ready for the next step, con- figuring the fax service. Here it goes: 1. 2. 3. In the Printers and Faxes window, double-click the Fax icon. The first time you do this, the Fax Configuration Wizard leaps onto the desktop. The first wizard dialog box is as useful as a screen door in a submarine, so click Next. The wizard displays the Sender Information dialog box. Use this dialog box to enter your name, fax number, address, and so on. Remember that this information will be added automatically to your fax cover pages, so only enter data that you want your fax recipients to eyeball. When you're done, click Next. You now see the Select Device for Sending or Receiving Faxes dialog box. This dialog box has the following controls (click Next when you've made your choices): · Please select the fax device--This is a list of the fax modems installed on your computer. If you have more than one, use the list to choose the one you want to perform the faxing chores. · Enable Send--Leave this check box activated if you want to be able to send faxes from your computer. · Enable Receive--Activate this check box if you want to be able to receive faxes on your computer. When this check box is activated, the following two controls come into play: Manual answer--Activate this option to answer incoming calls manually (as described later in this chapter). Automatically answer after x rings--Activate this option to have the service answer in- coming calls automatically. The wizard now prompts you for your Transmitting Subscriber Identification, or TSID . Enter the 4. 5.