An explanation of the Fax service in Windows 7.
What does the Fax service do?
The Fax service is responsible for sending and receiving faxes using your PC.
Fax service details
- Service name: Fax
- Description: Enables you to send and receive faxes, utilizing fax resources available on this computer or on the network.
- Path to executable:
- Startup type: Manual
Does my computer need the Fax service?
Your computer doesn’t need the Fax service to run.
Should I disable the Fax service?
First off, I have to say that it’s best to leave service optimization up to Microsoft. With that said; if you don’t send or receive faxes using your PC, disabling the Fax service is OK.
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