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Windows XP Security Update May 15, 2017 WannaCrypt KB4012598

In March 2017, Microsoft released a patch as outlined in KB4012598 to close a severe security hole in the supported versions of Microsoft Windows OS.  If you have a version of Windows that automatically updates, then you are already patched for this security flaw. On May 12th, 2017, malware nick-named “WannaCry” and “WannaCrypt” infected hundreds of […]

FIXED: Unimodem Modem Audio sound driver missing in Windows 10

UPDATE: Version 1607 (Builds 14393.479 and later include this fix to Modem.sys for both x86 and x64) If you updated from an earlier version of Microsoft Windows including Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8.x or Microsoft Windows 10 version 1507 (build 10240) to Microsoft Windows 10 version 1511 (builds 10586) or later, the Unimodem Audio […]

Does faxing work with ZTE Wireless home phone adapters?

Many wireless carriers in the United States and Canada (AT&T, Consumer Cellular, Telus, Fido, Rogers, Koodo etc.)  are now offering a wireless home phone service that can connect your existing home telephone to the carriers cellular network. The wireless home phone service is sold as an alternative to the traditional land-line and your current land-line telephone number can be […]

Formatting Microsoft Word mail merge fields using switches

Microsoft Word has a powerful feature that can alter how the text appears in your finished merged document, for example, if you have source data (a spreadsheet with a list of names and fax numbers in Excel) that contains names in mixed upper and lower case, it may look unprofessional to include lower case letters […]

Adding a PBK phonebook file to FaxTalk

The FaxTalk software stores the data files (phonebooks, cover pages etc.) used by the program in a set of folders located in a central location on the drive based on recommended guidelines from Microsoft. Usually, this is the drive where the Windows operating system is installed. The default phonebook folder location is different depending on which […]

How to store and access your received faxes and messages on Dropbox, OneDrive or Google Drive

FaxTalk allows you to save a secondary copy of your incoming faxes and messages to a folder of your choice. With a Microsoft Windows compatible Cloud Storage client software such as DropBox, Microsoft OneDrive or Google Drive you can store a copy your faxes and messages and have them accessible on all your computers, mobile […]