"Fax - fxssvc.exe" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Fax" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Fax" service related to fxssvc.exe?

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A

"Fax" is a Windows 8 service that Enables you to send and receive faxes, utilizing fax resources available on this computer or on the network. "Fax" service is provided by fxssvc.exe program file.

Detailed information on "Fax" service:

Service name: Fax
Display name: Fax
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\fxssvc.exe
Dependencies: {TapiSrv, RpcSs, Spooler}

"Fax" service is provided by a program called: fxssvc.exe:

Name: fxssvc.exe
Location: C:\Windows\system32\fxssvc.exe
Description: Fax Service
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 669696 bytes
Modified: 7/26/2012 3:08:30 AM UTC

Disabling "Fax" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

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