Fix released for Microsoft Fax API on Server 2012 R2 & Windows 8.1


Hi everyone,

 

Writing today to pas along some news on the Fax API on Windows 8.1.   Microsoft support has been receiving some reports lately of a hanging problem in the Fax Server in Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2.   Specifically, the reports have been sent when developers are calling the Fax API to send a fax with a Softmodem being on the machine.    For more background on the issue, it has been reported here earlier in the forums:

           http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows8_1-hardware/fax-scan-hangs-sendingreceiving-a-fax-after/994b6579-05f4-4ccf- 9ea6-56b57d7e8c18 

           https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/7a99e851-cf06-447c-bbd9-785a4c0f79e7/fxst30dll-problem?forum=w8itproappcompat

 

 

The good news is a fix is now available via the latest roll-up released here for Windows 8.1 and Server 2012 R2:

          http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3000850

 

 

After installation of the roll-up, the version of FXST30.dll should be 6.3.9600.17415 which has the updated fix in it now.     Thank you to the community and KeyCentrix for raising this issue to Microsoft.  

 

 

Thanks,

Nathan

 

 

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Comments (1)

  1. Marie says:

    That's a good one! I was searching for this information regarding Microsoft Fax API for so mush time. Thanks for sharing

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