Don't panic, even the new Windows 10 has a fax and scan function to scan a page on the fly as a document and send as a fax!
You don't must use external a software such as ... WinScan2PDF!
The quickest way to open the windows fax and scan software with the command WFS, stands for (Windows Fax Scan)
1.) ... Start Windows Fax and Scan!
2.) ... Problems with Fax and Scan on Windows-10!
3.) ... Create WFS shortcut on the Windows 10 desktop!
4.) ... Keyboard shortcut for Fax and Scan for Win-10!
5.) ... Start Fax and Scan automatically at Login or Windows Start!
6.) ... Pin Windows Fax and Scan on Start for Tablet Mode ie for MS Surface Pro!
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If an email client program is installed, you can send the scanned documents as an e-mail or fax (... see Image-1 Arrow-4&5) . The default folder for the scanned documents is: Documents \ Scanned Documents
You can crop an image before scanning it by clicking Preview in the New Scan dialog box. In the preview area, drag the handles of the cropping tool to resize the image.
Some scanners can save individual documents or photos placed on the scanner bed as separate files on Windows 10. If your scanner has that capability, you can select the Preview or scan images as separate files check box. If your scanner doesn't have the capability, this option will be unavailable.
Scanned documents and photos in Windows 10 are stored in the Documents folder under Scanned Documents. If you create a new folder in the Windows 10 Scanned Documents folder, it won't appear in the Scan view until you close and reopen Windows Fax and Scan, or collapse and then expand the list of folders.
To change the default file name for a scanned document or photo, right-click the file name in the Scan view, and then click Rename.
To organize your scanned documents or photos on Windows 10, right-click the Scan folder in the left pane, and then click New Folder. To move a scanned document or photo to a folder, right-click the document, click Move to Folder, and then select the destination on Windows 10 OS.
You can automatically forward scanned documents to an e‑mail address or a Windows 10 network folder. To choose a forwarding option, click the Tools menu, and then click Scan Routing. Select your preferred option, enter the details, and then click Save on you Windows 10 PC.
The Solution: ... Fax and Scan is gone at once, Windows (10, 8.1)!
explorer /select, %WINDIR%\System32\wfs.exe
This command will auto select the wfs.exe in C:\Windows\System32\ folder.
And now simply use Right Mouse Drag&Drop and rename the Desktop Shortcut for example to Fax&Scan on your Windows 10 Desktop.
You can also run The MS-Explorer Windows-Logo + E and Browse to C:\Windows\System32\ scroll down to Fax and Scan and select the wfs.exe File.
A keyboard shortcut is also handy to start the fax and scan program. You can also start it from the Run dialog, but a direct keyboard shortcut will favor some Windows users because it's handy.
If you have created the desktop shortcut for the WFS , you can use it to assign a keyboard shortcut for the Windows Fax and Scan function! Simply right - click on the keyboard icon , then assign it to the Properties option and the shortcut key. (... see Image-3 Point 1, 2, 3, 4)
Optionally you can start the program minimized in the task bar. (... see Image-3 Point 3)
If you would like to add Windows Fax and Scan to your own login, please use the shell:startup directory and if you want Windows Fax and Scanning to start when Windows starts 10, for all users shell:common startup folder.
If you created the desktop shortcut for WFS, you can copy it directly to the Auto-Start folder. If you do not need the WFS desktop shortcut, just delete it afterwards.
Optionally, you can start the program minimized with Windows. (... see Image-3 Point 3)
Siehe auch: ►►► ... Small Symbols in Task-Bar Windows 10!
created the desktop shortcut for the WFS, do a Mouse Right Click and Pin Windows Fax and Scan on Start for Tablet Mode ie for MS Surface Pro!
FAQ 64: Updated on: May 7th 2018 20:34