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Chapter 15. Fax-It-Yourself: Using Windo... > Setting Up Windows XP to Do the Faxi... - Pg. 171

Fax-It-Yourself: Using Windows XP's Faxing Features 171 If you want to enjoy the fax fast lane from the comfort of your computer, look no further than Windows XP's fax service. This chapter shows you how to install and configure the fax service, and how to use it to send and receive faxes. Setting Up Windows XP to Do the Faxing Thing Windows XP isn't fax-ready right out of the box. To convince XP that, yes, you really want to send and receive faxes, you need to set up and configure the fax service. The first step is to install the fax service: 1. 2. 3. 4. Select Start, Control Panel to open the Control Panel window. Click Printers and Other Hardware. Click Printers and Faxes. The Printers and Faxes window shows up. Click Set up faxing. The Windows Components Wizard kicks in. Look Out!