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    GetFaxing.com WinFax/TalkWorks Support Bulletin

    August 12th, 2004

    In this issue:

    Upgraded WinFax PRO and now your development tool (SDK or DDE) does not work?

    Free Support forums for WinFax and TalkWorks

    Changing user properties in WinFax/TalkWorks

    WinFax PRO and TalkWorks PRO online tutorials

    Word XP/2000 macro

    Fax UserControl for WinFax and TalkWorks

    Buy now and get 10% OFF your purchase


    Subscribing and unsubscribing


    1, Upgraded WinFax PRO and now your development tool (SDK or DDE) does not work?

    WinFax PRO 10.02 is not compatible with many third-party software that use the WinFax SDK or DDE components. If you are using Windows XP, you will notice this problem with all your development efforts.

    A discussion regarding this issue is on-line here:


    You can determine the release number of WinFax PRO 10.0 in three ways:

    1. By referring to sticker on the bottom of the retail box.
    2. From within the installed software by clicking on Help/About WinFax PRO. 3. By the presence of the Windows XP logo on the front of the WinFax PRO 10.02 or 10.03 box.

    WinFax PRO release version Operating System Compatibility

    10.0 Windows 95B/98/2000/NT 4.0
    10.01 Windows ME/95B/98/2000/NT 4.0
    10.02 Windows XP/ME/95B/98/2000/NT 4.0 <- Not recommend for use with SDK
    10.03 Windows XP/ME/95B/98/2000/NT 4.0

    Check out Symantec’s list of supported operating systems for the entire line of WinFax and TalkWorks products.


    2. Free Support forums for WinFax and TalkWorks

    Did you know GetFaxing.com provides an online support forum for WinFax and TalkWorks?

    All you need to do is register to be able to access information on WinFax, TalkWorks

    and related topics! Including the SDK/DDE. If you haven’t already checked us out, come and visit!


    3. Changing user properties in WinFax/TalkWorks

    WinFax lets you configure your user properties easily. You can change your Name, Company Name, Fax Number, Voice Number and Call/Fax Station Identifier (CSID) within the program setup. This is useful if different people are sending faxes from your computer.

    The CSID is the first data transmitted to a remote fax device during a fax send. This is the number that usually is displayed on the receiving fax machine, it is like a telephone Caller ID which the sender can change. The fax number including area code are commonly used as a CSID.

    To change the User Properties for TalkWorks PRO 3.0 and WinFax PRO 9.0:

    Start the WinFax/TalkWorks Message Manager.
    Click Tools.
    Point to Setup and click Program Setup.
    Double-click User.
    Click Properties.
    Change the details in the appropriate fields, and click OK.
    Click Close.

    To change the User Properties for WinFax PRO 10.0x :

    Start the WinFax/TalKWorks Message Manager.
    Click Tools.
    Click Program Setup.
    Select User and then click Properties.
    Change the details in the appropriate fields.
    Click OK to close User properties.
    Click Close to close Program Setup.

    You can make these changes automatically with the use of Fax UserControl. See the section titled “Fax UserControl for WinFax/TalkWorks” below for more details.

    4. WinFax PRO and TalkWorks PRO online tutorials

    Tutorials for WinFax PRO and TalkWorks PRO are available online directly from Symantec.

    Although these haven’t been updated in a few years, there are some good demonstations in animated free-running mode and in interactive format that you can view. You can also print out the tutorials for later use. To access the online tutorials, please visit the following Web sites:

    for WinFax PRO 10:


    for TalkWorks PRO 3.0:


    for WinFax PRO 9.0:


    for TalkWorks PRO 2.0:


    5. GetFaxing.com Word XP/2000 macro

    Now you send faxes directly from Microsoft Word XP/2002 or Word 2000 without switching the printer driver to WinFax or TalkWorks. You can also send mail merge faxes using Word XP/2000. You get a fax icon on your toolbar and menu for one-click faxing. SIGNED MACROS by a valid certificate authority so you don’t compromise your security settings
    in Office 2000 or Office XP!

    Compatible with WinFax Basic Edition included with Norton SystemWorks and all WinFax PRO versions 8.0x, 9.0x and 10.x. Also compatible with TalkWorks PRO versions 2.0 and 3.0.

    Online Technical Support forums answered by professionals that can answer your question with WinFax.

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    6. Fax UserControl for WinFax and TalkWorks

    Do you run a small business with WinFax? Perhaps you have more than one business, or want to send personal faxes without your business name on them. Do you have more than one family member that uses your PC to send faxes? Do you often find yourself changing the sender information in WinFax each time you send a fax? Sending a resume and want to make sure YOUR name is on the fax?

    Fax UserControl allows you to select from an unlimited amount of user (or company) names and switch names instantly! If you have several users (or businesses) on one PC sending faxes, you would need to constantly change the sender name in the Program Setup. With Fax UserControl, you simply select the name and click Ok. The information
    is stored in WinFax or TalkWorks and is ready to be used.

    Supports WinFax PRO versions 7.x, 8.x,9.x,10.x and WinFax Basic Edition. Also supports all versions of TalkWorks and TalkWorks PRO.

    Download the trial version today!


    7. Buy now and get 10% OFF your purchase

    Order Fax UserControl or WinFax Macro for Word and get 10% OFF your purchase. Use coupon code GETF-3LOP upon checkout.

    8. Feedback

    Do you have feedback that can help us provide better products or services? If so, we

    would really like to hear from you. Please email us and let us know!

    email : [email protected]

    9. Subscribing and Unsubscribing

    Please visit the following Web site and follow the appropriate instructions at the bottom of the Web page to subscribe or unsubscribe to the WinFax/TalkWorks Support Bulletin:


    10. Disclaimer

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    Edited By Moderator on Aug. 12 2004 at 11:46

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