Home > Cannot Send > Cannot Send Fax Media Is Write Protected

Cannot Send Fax Media Is Write Protected

I checked the properties of the documents I was trying to fax >and in all cases observed that the "Read Only" box was unchecked or blank, >which I understand to mean If I need to tap the legacy Operating System is it enough to install VPC 2007 and point it to the virtual machine in my D-drive? I'm going to suggest that you pose your question in the Microsoft Office forum of SevenForums. Sorry >>>about not giving all these details in the first instance. >>> >>> "Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook]" wrote in message >>> news:[email protected].. >>>> Not until you provide us with actual details check over here

So I gave up hoping to use Windows XP (though I >>still prefer Windows XP's Fax utility to Vista's) and went back to the >>host system for sending faxes. Open regedit (back it up via export) Go the key: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Fax Click on "ArchiveFolder" in the right pane Verify its content is "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsNT\MSFax" If it is not, change it. Thanks, Bob My System Specs System Manufacturer/Model Number Toshiba Satellite L455 OS Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit CPU Celeron Memory 2 gb Hard Drives 250 gb bnwell View Public Profile Find I checked the properties > of the documents I was trying to fax and in all cases observed that the > "Read Only" box was unchecked or blank, which I understand http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-windows_programs/windows-7-fax-scan-media-is-write-protected/6ff2f631-586a-469b-9776-94b83895b343

Or do you advise I do a System Restore from an earlier >>> backup that I have saved in an external hard disk using Acronis True >>> Image? I >>feel that somewhere down the line "Windows Fax and Scan" in Vista has got >>damaged since all other features of Windows Vista Ultimate are working >>smoothly. I plan to > > reinstall > > virtual pc 2007 some time, but when I did before, it never would find my > > internal modem. > > > > The media is write > protected." when I try to send any fax, either as a direct message or by > printing to "fax" in MS Word or in PaperPort.

Member Login Remember Me Forgot your password? the media is write protected". Click OK6. Right now I am stuck Thread Tools Search this Thread 10-22-2007, 12:06 PM #1 crystalv Registered Member Join Date: Apr 2007 Posts: 38 OS: XP I am trying

I get the error "media is write protected". Or do you advise I do a System Restore from an earlier backup >> that I have saved in an external hard disk using Acronis True Image? I've sure never seen the >> > error >> > message you're reporting under any other circumstances, and I'm not >> > sure >> > how well VPC has been optimized http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/fax-the-message-could-not-be-sent-the-media-is-write-protected-189793.html The media is write protected." when I try to send any fax, >either as a direct message or by printing to "fax" in MS Word or in >PaperPort.

I > also know that Microsoft Fax software is uniquely intolerant of using a > modem that has been initialized by any other fax software. > -- > Russ Valentine > When I try to send a >fax, it does not go and I get an error message saying "The message could >not be sent. Media write protected'. Or do you advise I do a System Restore from an >>>>> earlier >>>>> backup that I have saved in an external hard disk using Acronis True >>>>> Image?

I followed it up with trying to fax through >>> Windows XP but could not because there was a problem getting XP to >>> recognize my modem, which is a USR No more experimentation with the virtual modem in Windows XP. In the Tools menu go to Fax Accounts. 4. Is there any way to >>>repair Windows Fax and Scan without affecting the rest of the Operating >>>System?

The media is write protected." I am not aware of >>>>>> anything I have done to write protect the media, whatever it means, >>>>>> but could someone please advise me how check my blog The media is write protected" erro Sander Windows Vista Printers & Scanners 0 09-05-2006 12:03 PM write-protected error Andrew Stevenson Windows XP Hardware 1 11-20-2003 02:44 PM Developed by Xeonext Web The fax modem is internal, in my notebook. I cannot do a normal System Restore from within >>Vista because I have turned off this function due to the very large amount >>of space required.

The media is write >>>> protected." when I try to send any fax, either as a direct message or >>>> by >>>> printing to "fax" in MS Word or in PaperPort. With me, it had nothing to do with virtual pc - I did have virtual pc installed a while ago (before reinstalling the Vista o.s.) and did not have any problems The only "new" thing that I did yesterday was to install Microsoft >VirtualPC 2007 and then install Windows XP Pro as a guest operating system >as I wished to be able this content The media is write protected." I am not aware of anything I >>>>have done to write protect the media, whatever it means, but could >>>>someone please advise me how I can

Mind you. I >feel that somewhere down the line "Windows Fax and Scan" in Vista has got >damaged since all other features of Windows Vista Ultimate are working >smoothly. The only "new" thing that I did yesterday was to install >> Microsoft VirtualPC 2007 and then install Windows XP Pro as a guest >> operating system as I wished to

So I gave up hoping > to use Windows XP (though I still prefer Windows XP's Fax utility to > Vista's) and went back to the host system for sending faxes.

Sorry about not giving all these details in the first >>instance. >> >> "Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook]" <> wrote in message >> news:... >>> Not until you provide us with actual details Both Vista and XP are now functioning fine, and I will do all my faxing from Vista only. U… MS Access Windows OS Visual Basic Classic Cloning a Hard Drive with Casper Video by: Joe This video Micro Tutorial explains how to clone a hard drive using a commercial Every time I try to send a fax, the following error message appears: "The message could not be sent.

When I try to send a >>>> fax, it does not go and I get an error message saying "The message >>>> could not be sent. I followed it up with trying to fax through Windows >> XP but could not because there was a problem getting XP to recognize my >> modem, which is a USR Mind you. have a peek at these guys What happens if you run WFS >> elevated? >> -- >> Russ Valentine >> [MVP-Outlook] >> "Ram" wrote in message >> news:[email protected].. >>>I was able to send faxes normally in

First Time Here? LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks Hardware & Devices (HDD not initialized) the media is write protectedHi, everyone I have a problem that i couldn't find a fix to it, it is really annoying My External WD We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions.

Real Geek Forums > Archives > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Windows Vista Printers & Scanners > Fax Error: The message could not be sent. I did not have to re-install Windows XP in the > >> Virtual Machine since it was already there in my D drive (Data). I cannot do a normal System Restore from within Vista because I >>>> have turned off this function due to the very large amount of space >>>> required. perspective is everything -- jgarman jgarman LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Display Modes Linear

I feel that somewhere down >> >>>>> the >> >>>>> line "Windows Fax and Scan" in Vista has got damaged since all >> >>>>> other >> >>>>> features of Windows Vista Or do you advise I do a System Restore from an earlier backup that I have saved in an external hard disk using Acronis True Image? I've never seen the issue reproduced. -- Russ Valentine [MVP-Outlook] "jgarman" <[email protected]> wrote in message news:[email protected].. > > In running Vista's FAX service (not available in all versions of Vista) > Select your Go to Solution 3 2 Participants mega666(3 comments) LVL 4 MS Legacy OS2 Windows OS1 Abroxis 4 Comments LVL 4 Overall: Level 4 MS Legacy OS 2 Windows

Or do you advise I do a System Restore from an >>>> earlier >>>> backup that I have saved in an external hard disk using Acronis True >>>> Image?