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Chapter 15. Fax-It-Yourself: Using Windo... > “Incoming!” Receiving a Fax - Pg. 181

Fax-It-Yourself: Using Windows XP's Faxing Features 181 Getting the fax service to answer incoming calls is great if you have a dedicated fax line, but what if you share voice and fax calls on the same line? In this case, the first thing you need to do is make sure that the fax service is set up so that you can handle incoming calls manually. Then, the next time the phone rings, pick up the telephone handset. If you hear a series of tones, then you know it's a fax, so click the taskbar's The line is ringing message and then hang up the handset. (Don't replace the handset before clicking the message or you'll disconnect the call.) From the Fax Console window, you can perform the following chores: · Read the fax--Double-click the fax in the Fax Console's Inbox folder (or highlight the fax and select File, View). This launches the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer, which displays your fax (see Figure 15.7) and enables you to annotate it (see the next section).