Re: XP Fax error when cover page is included

From: Rich Bell (
Date: 02/22/04

Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004 10:35:16 -0800

Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook] wrote:
> Have you looked into the possibility of firewall software?
> A cause of similar problems is firewall software Trojan horse rules.
> The
> most common is one that ships with Norton Internet Security. Details
> on that
> on are available here:
>> Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook] wrote:
>>> Out of ideas. Good luck. Let me know what you find.
>>>> Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook] wrote:
>>>>> This is usually caused by third party applications that change
>>>>> file
>>>>> associations. Have you applied the Windows XP hotfix documented
>>>>> here?
>>>> Yes, I already applied the hotfix. It doesn't appear to be a file
> association
>>>> issue. The file created is zero length.
>> Thanks for the effort. At least there are others having this problem
>> so
> there
>> will be more people looking for a solution. Hopefully MS will look
>> for a
>> solution.

Yes, I created a rule in Norton's firewall, tried disabling the firewall,
and even uninstalled the firewall. It sure makes no sense that it can make a
tif file for the attached document but not for the cover page. It shows a
thumbnail of the cover page when you select it so it is able to get the

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