In This Chapter
• Getting Windows 8 ready for faxing
• Sending a fax message
• Creating custom fax cover pages
• Receiving incoming faxes
If you’re of a certain age, you can probably remember when faxing was one of the wonders of the modern world. Imagine being able to send a facsimile of a document anywhere in the world over a phone line! Nowadays, faxing is a humdrum, even faintly anachronistic, part of the workaday world, and that miracle machine of the 1980s—the fax machine—is practically obsolete.
Now hang on a sec, Jack. How can I fax without a fax machine!?
I’m glad you asked. The secret is a little device inside your computer called a fax modem—a modem that has the capability ...