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OLEXP: Send to Fax Recipient Opens a New E-mail Message
Article ID: 233180 - View products that this article applies to.
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For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
When you right-click a document file, point to Send To on the menu that appears, and then click Fax Recipient, a new e-mail message may be opened instead of the Microsoft Fax wizard.
This behavior can occur if Outlook Express has been set as your default e-mail client.
To resolve this issue:
This behavior can occur if you install and configure Microsoft Windows Messaging and Microsoft Fax before you upgrade to Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 and Outlook Express 5. Outlook Express does not have fax capabilities, so you must use a program such as Windows Messaging or Microsoft Outlook to send a fax.