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Windows Fax and Scan

📅 2020-Mar-14 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 📚 Archive

Windows Fax and Scan is an application that ships with Windows that can be used with fax machines and scanners. It first shipped with Windows Vista.

This application should not be confused with Windows Scan which is a newer application that is available in the Windows Store.


I recently wanted to scan some documents with my HP DeskJet 2130 printer-scanner-copier and tried to see how this Windows application compares to HP's own application. I found the application to be quite basic, missing the features I needed:

Tried with: Windows 10