How to block a fax number

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?

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Windows 10 Fax and HIPAA

Is Windows 10 free faxing/ scan HIPAA compliant?

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Fax machine fails intermittently

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.

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Can my modem receive faxes when my computer’s asleep?

I’m running a fax modem with Windows 7, and it’s been fine mostly. When my computer’s awake and running it receives faxes beautifully, but when it’s hibernating or sleeping it doesn’t always work. I’d really like reliability on this thing.

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Doctor wants fax, not email

My doctor needs some paperwork signed and faxed back to the office. I told them I don’t have a fax machine, but they won’t let me scan and email the documents. What is the difference?

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What is a distinctive ring on a fax machine?

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?

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Windows Fax and Scan Format

I have Windows Fax and Scan and recently upgrade to Windows 10. When I scan a document, it scans as a .pdf file and I am unable to then send it as a fax. The error shows that the file has to be a .tif file, but I’ve been unable to change the format for the scan. Any ideas are appreciated.

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Fax machine fails (but only for one number)

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?

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How to recycle a fax machine

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)?

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What counts as PHI?

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 birth on our fax covers. This is something new and seems counter-intuitive especially when communicating with other medical/specialist offices where patients have been or are being referred for services. Is there any way to determine if this is a appropriate privacy practice or just an overreaction due to a lack of understanding of how these two statutes regulate PHI. I realize this may be a matter in need of a legal opinion, but I thought I’d throw it out there. Thanks.

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