Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Cannot get Windows Fax & Scan to save to network folder

20 Jun 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Cannot get Windows Fax & Scan to save to network folder

I want Windows Fax & Scan to automatically save scans to my images folder on my server instead of the documents folder on the c drive.

I click Tools > Scan Routing, then tick use network folder and put in the location \\SERVER\Photos\Scans\ but it comes up with the error message \\SERVER\Photos\Scans\ is not a valid server share.

Name:  Capture.JPG
Views: 59
Size:  58.6 KB

If I just use \\SERVER\ then it works but it's no use if they're not in the right folder.

What is wrong?



My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

20 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Have you tried mapping the network drive, then selecting the new "drive" as your destination folder?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Use a network folder

I am currently having the same problem. I have mapped my network location, have pasted this path to the "use a network folder" of windows scan and fax and I still receive the same error message of "s:\\shared documents is not a valid server share"

Can anyone help?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


06 Jun 2012   #4

32-bit
 
 

I found that when I get on the server and create a share of the destination folder, not a sub-directory of a shared folder, it works.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Cannot get Windows Fax & Scan to save to network folder




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Cannot get Windows Fax & Scan to save to network folder
Thread Forum
Solved Cannot save excel files in a redirected folder unles I use save as Network & Sharing
Change the Default Save Folder for Windows 7 Something else General Discussion
Windows Fax and Scan Save issue Software
Setting default save location to last save folder General Discussion
Shared Network Folder as Default Save location Network & Sharing
HP Laserjet M2727 nf MFP Cannot save a scan to PDF Hardware & Devices
Windows 7 Explorer can't save folder and preview panes General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:30 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33