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Windows 7: Windows Fax and Scan and quality of fax

16 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Windows Fax and Scan and quality of fax

Hi, I have an Epson BX305F multifunction printer, but for sending the faxes i use a device linked on usb port.
The software for fax is Windows Fax and Scan of Windows Seven 64bit.
My question is: why when i scan the documents with my Epson and then i send through Windows Fax and Scan the quality becomes very low?
The resolution of scanning is good but when i call the program for fax for sending i have this problem.
Why? Do you know ?

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16 Dec 2011   #2

Windows 8.1 ; Windows 7 x86 (Dec2008-Jan2013)

How do you determine quality of sent faxes?
Do you check Send items folder and preview those faxes?

If yes - I have good news for you. Fax rendering in Windows Fax and Scan appears to be very low quality, but real quality is better!
Check attachment - I took screenshot of same file in Windows Fax and Scan and same file from temp folder.
(When you view fax in this program it places the file in temp folder.)

To try that yourself - open fax file in Windows Fax and Scan, then press WIN+R and type %tmp%, hit Enter.
When temp folder opens look for file MSFaxConsoleTempPreview_some_numbers_here.tif
that would be your real fax.
If you close preview, that file will disappear.

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17 Dec 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thank you for your reply!
When i scanned the document the quality was upper than that i saw on preview of Windows Fax and Scan.
Anyway it' s important the real quality of sent documents that is upper than those displayed into Temp Folder and in Preview through Windows Fax and Scan.
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