Archive for the 'Fax Machines' Category

Sharing Devices on a Phone Line

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

I have several devices, including a landline, a fax machine, and a modem. I reaaaally don’t want to get separate phone lines. Advice?

Fax Line Check

Friday, July 29th, 2016

I’m having trouble getting my fax machine to work right, and I was told to “check the line.” What does that mean, exactly?

How to block a fax number

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

I’m getting a lot of spam sent to my fax machine. I’m on the FCC do-not-call list, but one number keeps bothering me. Is there any way to block it?

Fax machine fails intermittently

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

My fax machine usually works fine, but on random occasions it doesn’t send or receive faxes. Since I don’t know when it’s going to happen, it’s hard to predict what I’m missing.

What is a distinctive ring on a fax machine?

Friday, May 6th, 2016

My fax machine has an option for “distinctive ring,” but I can’t figure out what it does or how to make it work. Help?


Fax machine fails (but only for one number)

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

My fax machine works fine, except when I try to send a fax to one number. I’ve contacted the person, and she says the machine is working fine and isn’t being used when I’m trying to send. What’s wrong here?

How to recycle a fax machine

Friday, February 26th, 2016

My office is moving toward internet faxing, so I’m looking to get rid of our old fax machine. Is there a way to recycle it responsibly (but cheaply too)?

What counts as PHI?

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

This is a follow-up question to the answer you provided about faxing and HIPAA. I work in a medical setting that is covered by two different federal statutes (HIPAA, and 42CFR Part 2; the Confidentiality of Drug Treatment Records) I am being told we cannot use any part of the patient’s name or date of […]

What is thermal faxing?

Friday, February 19th, 2016

I need a fax machine for my business. What is a thermal fax machine and is it worth looking into?

Fax Machine Won’t Send Fax

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

My fax machine won’t send faxes. I just get “this number may not be completed as dialed” message. I know the line is working because it’s receiving faxes just fine. What do I do?