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How to Send a Fax from a PC

how to send a fax from your PC

Fax machines have long been in use and are especially handy when it comes to sending and receiving important documents, especially of legal and official nature.

There is no need to despair if you do not have a dedicated fax machine at your disposal though. These days, your PC can be equipped to send and receive digital fax.

Equipping Your PC to Send and Receive Fax

Your computer should be equipped with a fax modem before trying to send or receive any fax messages. A fax modem allows your computer to communicate with a fax machine over a standard phone line. Thankfully, this step is actually quite simple.

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Will a Fax Machine Work with NBN

The NBN and fax machines

As technology has developed, landlines and fax machines may have seemingly declined in use. However, they are still surprisingly prevalent. Although developed using analog networks, these devices have managed to survive and adapt to an increasingly digital world.

That is why, in most cases, your fax machine should function as it should when connected to the NBN. But it will take a bit of work to make that happen.

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Will a Fax Machine Work with MagicJack?

Magic Jack and Faxing?

MagicJack is gaining popularity these days as it allows you to make free phone calls. All you have to do is to acquire a MagicJack account, phone number and few pieces of equipment to connect it to your phone and PC.

However, you might wonder if your fax machine will work with MagicJack as well. In this article, we’ll tell you more about MagicJack and explain its connection to fax machines.

MagicJack and VoIP

MagicJack is a device that plugs directly into your computer or internet router and allows you to make unlimited phone calls in the United States and Canada. The phone device is plugged in it through a standard phone jack and calls are made through a VoIP network.

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Can Fax Machines Be Hacked?

Can Faxes Be Hacked?

With security being a primary concern these days, you may be wondering, “can fax machines be hacked?” It’s no secret that cyber-criminals hack their way into network systems and websites. What is less known is whether faxes and fax machines meet the same fate. Can people with ill intent intercept these communications as well?

Let’s take a deeper look…

Off the Net

One thing that fax machines have going for them in terms of security is their lack of connection to the world wide web.

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5 Reasons Why Fax is Better Than Email (Sometimes)

when fax is better than email

In the digital age where everything is instant, the old ways of sending important documents have in many cases been replaced by new ones.

A prime example is the use of email instead of fax.

While email is widely preferred and far more prominent, is it better than fax?

In many cases yes, it is.

But there’s a good reason why email has not killed the fax – the reverse can also be true. In today’s post, we’ll discuss some scenarios in which fax is better than email!