Re: XP Pro SP1 Disabled multiple device fax sending
From: Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook] (russval_at_mvps.org)
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 2004 17:48:57 -0500
I'm just curious. What research convinced you that Windows XP Fax was
designed to be capable of this type of commercial application? What did SP1
do that disabled concurrent faxing?
-- Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook] "Bruce Racht" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org... > With all due respect to you Hal we reasearch and advise > which products will meet our clients needs at the best > cost. Your views are wrong and of no assistance in this > matter. > > I have many other clients running VSI Fax on SCO, Sun, > Linux and others using Zetafax. The use of XP Pro was a > prudent choice given the published capabilities and past > installs with many other clients. Given that it took 5 > hours of calls, bounced back and forth between pre-sales > and technical support, to answer the simple > question "what product will support concurrent faxing?" > shows they do not think of their installed client base > when the do things such as this. > > In the future if you do not have contructive comments > regarding the posted matter please refrain from replying. > > Bruce Racht > Five-M Software Systems Corp. > > >-----Original Message----- > >With all due respect, the Windows XP Fax service was > NEVER MEANT for > >anything remotely like commercial duty, it is a stand > alone, single user > >system that is really limited in ability. May I suggest > that this "$100 > >million dollar company" invest in a fax system designed > for this kind of > >service? Small Business Server and Windows Server 2003 > come to mind right > >away, however, there's a list of group fax services here: > > > >http://www.slipstick.com/addins/SERVICES/groupfax.htm > >Group Fax Services > > > >Hal > >-- > >Hal Hostetler, CPBE -- email@example.com > >Senior Engineer/MIS -- MS MVP-DTS -- WA7BGX > >http://www.kvoa.com -- "When News breaks, we fix it!" > >KVOA Television, Tucson, AZ. NBC NBC-IN > >Got Blues? - www.badnewsbluesband.com > > > > > >"Bruce Racht" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > wrote in message > >news:email@example.com... > >> SP1 reduced functionality by eliminating the ability to > >> use mulitple modems for concurrent faxing. I want to > roll > >> back the SP1 and manually install the indivdual patches > >> but can find no reference to the one that stole this > >> functionality! My client is peaved, they are a $100 > >> million dollar company that faxes hundreds of invoices > >> nightly from my software and now the faxing on 1 modem > >> backs up invoices going to customers for up to a week > due > >> to the volume. This is messing with corporate cash > flow! > >> > >> Help please - we want what we paid for in XP Pro back! > >> Thanks, > >> Bruce Racht > >> Five-M Software > > > > > >. > >