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You Will Need
- An online fax service
- A scanner with scan-to-PDF or PDF creation software
- Windows 7, Vista, or XP
- A fax modem connected to a land line
Consider online fax services
Consider free online fax services such as eFax, MyFax, and FaxZero. Weigh service features such as online copy storage and fax receipt verification.
Consider sending faxes as e-mail attachments
Consider sending faxes as e-mail attachments. Attachment formats are typically Microsoft Word, Excel, TIFF, or PDF.
Send faxes via Windows XP,7, or Vista
Send faxes via Windows 7, Vista, or XP by installing the Fax and Scan app that comes with Windows. You'll need a fax modem connected to a land line.
Send faxes via Mac
Send faxes via a Mac with a built-in fax modem connected to a land line. Choose the Print command, click the PDF button, and choose Fax PDF.
Consider paying for a premium service
Consider paying for a premium subscription online fax service if you regularly send and receive faxes, especially if you fax abroad. Now enjoy the convenience of sending faxes from home.