IE9 and SBS’s faxing

On November 15, 2011, in sbs2011 standard, by

Impacting SBS 2011/2008’s faxing

Windows Fax and Scan: An error occured in the script on this page:

When attempting to print to a Windows Fax Server from a Windows Vista or Windows 7 computer that has Internet Explorer 9 installed, a script error similar to the following occurs:

An error has occurred in the script on this page.

Line: 2107
Char: 1
Error: Invalid procedure call or argument
Code: 0
URL: res://ieframe.dll/preview.js

Do you want to continue running scripts on this page?

Selecting Yes to continue running scripts on this page does not allow the print to the fax printer to proceed. Additionally the Windows Fax and Scan process (WFS.EXE) may stop responding, requiring the user to use Task Manager to kill the wfs.exe process.

Microsoft is currently investigating this problem. The issue occurs when Internet Explorer 9 is installed on Windows 7 (Professional, Enterprise, Ultimate) or Windows Vista SP2 (Business, Enterprise, Ultimate), and the user attempts to send a fax using Windows Fax and Scan via a Windows Fax Server.
To workaround this problem, when using Windows Fax and Scan for sending a fax, only add text to the following fields:




Do not add any text to the message body section below the fileds listed above.


2 Responses to IE9 and SBS’s faxing

  1. SeanPT says:

    Crikey, do they even bother testing these things?

  2. bradley says:

    It will get fixed around the time of release of IE 10 dude.