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942 Dell All in One Printer

I have a Dell Notebook 1000 and a Dell all in one 942 printer. I also have DSL Broadband with Verizon. I cannot get the fax to work. I get an error no dial tone, THe phone line is in us or sometimes oan error occured whild receiving the fax.

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It doesn't have a built-in fax

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You need to use a fax program installed on your computer and the computer's modem. XP has a fax program but it isn't installed by default. To install it go to add/remove programs in the control panel, windows components and put a check mark in the fax box. Click on OK or next and it should install it for you. Here is some additional information about your all-in-one:,1759,1733167,00.asp

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Dell 942 all in one Printer

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I have the fax program installed. It scans the document ok and then seems to start dialing ok. But then I get the message no dial tone, the phone line is in use orf not connected. Then the next try usually answers the call but a send fax failed error message appears. Sometimes it seems to work but then the message is put in the pending stage even though Iindicated to send the fax NOW.I Have windows XP. This is just a guess but do you think my DLS service is interferring with the fax. The printer is connected to my notebook which I cannot filter because then the DSL does not work??

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I don't know much about DSL

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Maybe someone else can help.

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