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    GetFaxing.com WinFax/TalkWorks Support Bulletin

    September 12th, 2004

    In this issue:

    Fax Sharing Client cannot connect to Host after installing Windows XP SP2 (New Support Document)

    NNWFax Development Tool for Delphi and C++ Builder (New development tool version 2.1)

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

    Free Support forums for WinFax and TalkWorks

    WinFax PRO and TalkWorks PRO online tutorials

    Word XP/2000 macro for WinFax PRO/TalKWorks


    Subscribing and unsubscribing


    1. Fax Sharing Client cannot connect to Host after installing Windows XP SP2

    After you install the Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Winfax Fax Sharing no longer functions. When you start the WinFax Message Manager, you see an error message that indicates that the WinFax Client failed to connect to the Host.

    Check out Symantec’s Solution:


    Still have problems? Success? Post your results here:


    2. NNWFax Development Tool for Delphi and C++ Builder

    NNWFax is the ultimate solution to implement fax-solutions into your Delphi/C++ Builder applications.
    Just drop the component on a form, set some properties and your application is fax-ready.
    You can easily send faxes from database entries, as it connects directly to WinFax PRO through
    a COM-interface, and there are no hardware-problems to solve!
    The component is very flexible and professional. There is an extensive English helpfile with sample source code.
    The package includes the component, full source code, helpfile and a sophisticated demo program
    showing most of the features and how to implement them. Using the Client/Host
    Fax Sharing functionality of WinFax PRO you can fax over networks as well!

    For more details check out this Web link:


    3. 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.


    4. 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!


    5. 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:


    6. 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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    7. 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]

    8. 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:


    9. Disclaimer

    The information contained in this message is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The user assumes the entire risk as to the accuracy and the use of this document. This document, and GetFaxing.com, are not affliated with Symantec Corporation.

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