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Windows Fax and Scan Cannot Run

Windows Fax and Scan cannot runWindows Fax and Scan Cannor Run as it cannot run as it cannot access your documents folder. Please ensure that windows Fax and Scan can access that folder.

 

Step 1: Disable Windows Fax and Scan

To turn a feature off in earlier versions of Windows, you had to uninstall it completely from your computer. In this version of Windows, the features remain stored on your hard disk so you can turn them back on if you want to. Turning off a feature does not uninstall the feature, and it does not reduce the amount of hard disk space used by Windows features.

To turn Windows Fax and Scan off, follow these steps:

Turn Windows Feature on or off - Control Panel

Click the Start button , click Control Panel, click Programs, and then click Turn Windows features on or off. If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

 

 

Turn Windows Feature on or offTo turn a Windows feature on, select the check box next to the feature. To turn a Windows feature off, clear (Un-Tick) the check box. Click OK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2: Re-Enable Windows Fax and Scan

To turn Windows Fax and Scan on, follow these steps:

After the reboot, Click the Start button , click Control Panel, click Programs, and then click Turn Windows features on or off. If you’re prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

Turn Windows Feature on or offTo turn a Windows feature on, select the check box next to the feature. To turn a Windows feature on, Check (Tick) the check box. Click OK