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How to use the transfer to phone number feature in FaxTalk Messenger Pro or FaxTalk Multiline Server

FaxTalk has the ability to transfer an incoming call to another phone number after the call is answered, after a voice message is played, or after a specific mailbox is selected by the caller. These options are available in the mailbox options of the Voice Messaging setting (available only in FaxTalk Messenger Pro and FaxTalk […]

Why am I receiving a fax from a Happy FaxTalk User?

Did you receive an unexpected fax with the heading “A Happy FaxTalk User”? What is FaxTalk? FaxTalk is fax software used to transmit and receive faxes directly using a computer and telephone line. For over 25 years, Thought Communications FaxTalk software has provided reliable and low cost faxing for businesses, home offices and individuals. GetFaxing.com […]

VoiceZone Connect discontinued, alternative Caller ID replacement

On December 2nd 2017, Spectrum (formerly TWC, Time Warner Cable) discontinued the VoiceZone Connect service that it offered to its phone service subscribers.  For many, this service was used for monitoring and blocking unwanted calls using the Caller ID feature. Fortunately, you can continue to monitor and block specific Caller IDs using an inexpensive dial […]

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 […]

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 […]

Is a Software Development Kit (SDK) available in FaxTalk?

All FaxTalk software includes a Software Development Kit (SDK) to enable programmatic access to certain operations in the FaxTalk software. The FaxTalk SDK is a set of COM objects, header files, sample code, and documentation designed to help you create programs that provide automated access to FaxTalk functionality. Using the FaxTalk SDK, you can set up automated […]

Changing or finding the location of fax data files stored by FaxTalk

During the initial installation of FaxTalk FaxCenter Pro, FaxTalk Messenger Pro and FaxTalk Multiline Server, you can select any drive and folder where to install the FaxTalk program files. The default installation for most installations is C:\Program Files\FaxTalk or C:\Program Files (x86)\FaxTalk for Windows 64 bit installations. This location contains all the FaxTalk program files […]