Fax Queue Configuration

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Fax queues contain faxes that are waiting to be processed. You must be a member of the Administrators group to:

  • View and manage incoming faxes in the fax queue in the Incoming folder of Windows Fax and Scan.
  • View and manage outgoing faxes in the fax queue in the Outbox folder of Windows Fax and Scan.

Regular users can view and manage their own faxes in the Outbox folder.



Event ID Source Message


Microsoft Fax

Fax Service could not restore the fax queue. Any pending faxes should be resent.


Microsoft Fax

Faxes cannot be submitted or sent because the Fax service cannot access the folder %1 specified for the fax queue. The location of the fax queue can be modified with a registry key. For more information, see Troubleshooting in Fax Service Manager help.%r Win32 Error Code: %2%r This error code indicates the cause of the error.

Fax Activity

Fax Server