FaxTalk Messenger Pro 8 Frequently Asked Questions
Can I use names and addresses from Microsoft Outlook in FaxTalk Messenger Pro?
Yes, you can access your contacts stored supported versions of in Microsoft Outlook directly from FaxTalk Messenger Pro 8.
Does FaxTalk Messenger Pro 8 support Window 7?
Yes, FaxTalk Messenger Pro 8 supports Windows 7. The FaxTalk software also supports Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows
Server 2003, Windows XP and Windows 2000. (FaxTalk supports both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of these operating systems)
Can I configure fax on demand mailboxes in FaxTalk Messenger Pro to send the requested fax documents to a number entered by the caller?
Yes, the fax on demand mailboxes in FaxTalk Messenger Pro support both the ability to send requested documents on the same phone call
and to a number entered by the caller. When you create the fax on demand mailbox you have the option of selecting the delivery method.
Does FaxTalk Messenger Pro work with a DSL or Cable Modem?
Currently, the hardware used in DSL and Cable based modems does not support the ability to send and receive faxes or perform voice
messaging operations. Until DSL and Cable modems support the commands necessary for software such as FaxTalk Messenger Pro you
will not be able to use DSL or cable modems with FaxTalk Messenger Pro. This is true for all fax and voice messaging software.
I currently have a copy of FaxTalk that came bundled with my modem, do I qualify for the upgrade price?
Yes, the FaxTalk software that was bundled with your modem qualifies you for the special upgrade price to FaxTalk Messenger Pro. You will
need to have to have a qualifying FaxTalk program already installed on the computer as the FaxTalk Messenger Pro upgrade software will
search your hard disk for a qualifying FaxTalk product before installing the FaxTalk Messenger Pro software. The upgrade version
will not install unless a qualifying FaxTalk program is already installed.
Can I order the FaxTalk Messenger Pro and have it electronically delivered or does the software have to be shipped to me?
Yes, when you order the software online, you have the option to select ESD Download as the delivery method. This will result in you
being able to download the purchased software directly from the Internet instead of paying for the cost of shipping and waiting for
Will FaxTalk Messenger Pro answer the phone when my computer is in sleep mode?
Yes, but this really is an issue that depends entirely on the computer and modem hardware. When a computer is in sleep mode, and
an incoming call occurs, the modem hardware is actually responsible for "waking" up the computer. This is commonly referred to as a
"Wake on Ring" feature. Once the computer has been told to "wake up" by the modem hardware, the FaxTalk Messenger Pro software will be
waiting for the modem to report the incoming call and will answer the phone accordingly. You should check with your modem or computer
manufacturer to determine if yourmodem supports "Wake on Ring" when in sleep mode.
Can FaxTalk Messenger Pro 8 answer the phone when I'm logged out of Windows?
Yes, FaxTalk Messenger Pro 8 runs as a service under Windows and can answer calls and send faxes while logged out of Windows.
Does FaxTalk Messenger Pro support using a scanner to scan documents when creating a fax?
Yes, using a TWAIN-based scanner, you can scan documents directly from the Send a Fax screen.