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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 […]

How to uninstall FaxTalk software

FaxTalk software utilizes the software uninstall option of Microsoft Windows so you can easily remove the software from your system. When you uninstall the FaxTalk software, your data files (contacts, logs, faxes, voice mail) will remain on the system in its current location. As a precaution, it is recommended to back up your data files […]

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 […]

Unimodem Modem Audio sound driver missing in Windows 10

SUMMARY: Microsoft Windows 10 Version 1511 (Build 10586 and later) have a Unimodem problem that prevents voice modems from installing the Unimodem Full Duplex or Half Duplex Audio Driver.  This prevents some TAPI Voice applications from properly detecting the modem as a proper voice modem, and/or prevent the modem from playing back any audio to […]

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 […]

Exported WinFax PRO phonebook dBASE DBF fields

When you export a WinFax PRO phonebook to a dBASE DBF format, the dBase DBF file will contain 37 possible database fields from the WinFax phonebook.  Here is a list of the possible fields exported from a WinFax PRO phonebook. COMPANY       <– company name CSID          <– caller station id, this is not the fax number but […]