Microsoft KB Archive/169062

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Article ID: 169062

Article Last Modified on 1/19/2007


  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q169062


When you attempt to compose or send a fax from Microsoft Outlook 97, you may receive no response or an error message that the printer is not ready.

When you click Compose and then click New Fax, you may receive no response from a profile that contains the Fax service.


If you compose a message and click Print on File menu, and then select Microsoft Fax from the Printer list; after you click OK to print to the fax, you may receive the following error message:

Printer is not ready


If you compose a message addressed to a fax recipient and click Send, the fax stays in your Outbox and is not sent.


Your profile has "Deliver new mail to the following location" set to (None).


Set your messaging system delivery point to a valid Personal Folder or a valid Exchange Server mailbox.

To set you messaging system delivery point, use the following steps:

  1. Open Outlook using your profile that contains the fax service.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Services and click the Delivery tab.
  3. In the "Deliver new mail to the following location" list, click to select Personal Folders or Mailbox.


For more information on faxing from Outlook, please see the following article(s)in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

160746 OL97: How to Get Windows 95 Fax Service to Work with Outlook

167398 OL97: Non-delivery Message With Scheduled Fax and Fax Wizard

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