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Windows fax and scan grayed out forward as email

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    Windows fax and scan grayed out forward as email


    I need to email scanned copies of different things. I can scan them ok, but I am having a hard time emailing them. I have tried setting up my gmail account in the scan setting window with no luck. With another program (paper port) I could just drag the file into the email - this won't work in the windows fax and scan program.

    Thanks for help - in advance.

    J

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 Education 64 Bit


    My guess is it's looking for the Mail App and or Outlook.
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    Windows 7 Professional


    Have you tried saving the scanned images to a file, and then simply attaching that file to your email? Drag and drop is application specific
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Windows fax and scan grayed out forward as email
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