FAXCOMEXLib Documentation

This page provides documentation of the most common issues and solutions related to the FAXCOMEXLib library, taken from major developer forums on the web, with links to the original forum discussions.

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FAXCOMEXLib - Common Problems

Click one of the issues below to read detailed documentation and solutions suggested on major developer forums.

General Installation Problems Cannot install or locate the FAXCOMEXLib library.
Adding library is not working (C#) Unable to find and add the library to a new C# project.
Cannot find installation on Windows XP pro Unable to find and install the library on Windows XP Pro.
FAXCOMEXLib with .NET/C# causes Operation Failed Error Attempts at creating a fax service using .NET or C# cause an Operation Failed error.
Building automated fax application on XP causes operation failed error (.NET) Building an automated client in order to send faxes on Windows XP Professional doesn’t work, and throws an Operation Failed error.
Using a dedicated web form for Windows fax app causes operation failed error (.NET) Attempting to build a Windows application that will send faxes and monitor the sent faxes fails, and throws an Operation Failed error.
Trying to connect to Windows fax server and send faxes causes operation failed error (C#) Trying to connect to a Windows 2003 fax server from a remote C# fax service and send a fax throws an Operation Failed error.
Trying to send automated faxes from ASP web page causes operation failed error (.NET) Attempting to send faxes from an SBS 2003 server using an ASP Web page fails, throwing an Operation Failed error.
Problem with event registering (.NET) When creating an automated Microsoft fax service that will monitor and route received faxes, no events are registered.
FAXCOMEXLib fails to retrieve fax status events (C#) Creating a fax service doesn’t raise FaxJobStatus events correctly, however registering one event at a time works.
Faxing PDF from web page generates timeout message (.NET) When creating a Web page allowing users to send faxes and generate text documents or PDFs, sending a PDF does not work and slows down the server, generating a timeout message for the client.
Sending faxes on Windows Server 2008 causes invalid operation error (.NET) When attempting to install a fax service on a Windows Server 2008 R2 that was previously installed on a Windows Server 2003, sending faxes programmatically fails, causing Invalid Operation errors (using the fax as a shared printer works).
FAXCOMEXLib issues related to Microsoft Fax Server version support Problems with fax service creation are sometimes related to more basic problems with the Microsoft fax server version. This page explains which Microsoft fax server/client versions are supported with other Microsoft fax server/client versions.

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