Windows Fax and Scan cannot send a fax if Internet Explorer 9 is installed in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2
Considering the following scenario:
- A Windows Server 2008 R2-based fax server is deployed in a network environment.
- You install Windows Internet Explorer 9 on a client computer that is running one of the following operating systems:
- Windows Vista
- Windows Server 2008
- Windows 7
- Windows Server 2008 R2
- The client computer uses the fax server to send faxes.
- You open Windows Fax and San (WFS.exe) and try to send a fax.
In this scenario, you receive a script error message that resembles the following:
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2647169.