Installing Windows Fax and Scan on Server 2008 RRS feed

  • Question

  • According to all sources, the DESKTOP EXPERIENCE feature of Windows Server 2008 is supposed to contain the Windows Fax and Scan feature. I have the DESKTOP EXPERIENCE installed and there I am unable to locate fax and scan features on my server. Tried copying the WFS.EXE file and associated DLL to the server from a Windows 7 machine hoping it was standalone to no avail. 

    Anyone know how to install Fax and Scan services on a Windows Server 2008 Enterprise (not R2)?

    Russ Foszcz

    Russ Foszcz

    Tuesday, September 11, 2012 9:57 PM


  • Hello,

    Fax Server role and Desktop Experience feature should be installed to enable Windows Fax and Scan. Do you have both of them installed?



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    Wednesday, September 12, 2012 3:52 AM