INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Fax Error "80070483" and File Extension Associations

Fax Error "80070483" and File Extension Associations

(OP)
thread796-1715541: Fax HTML File From VB.Net Using Fax Server on Network Server

Just thought I would pass this update along. I moved an old .Net program to a new 2012 server and was getting the "80070483" error when RDP users were trying to fax from the program. The Admin user worked fine. I read many online references that said this was a file association problem. Of course I didn't believe them. The body of my fax is coming from a text file (.txt) I create from within the program and gets deleted after the fax is sent. I removed the deletion and sure enough when I tried to open the text file I got the dialog asking me to identify which program I wanted to open it with. After I picked Notepad and tried to fax again it worked. I'm not sure what the default is on the new server, and possibly the installation of other programs deleted or altered the association. It's working now. BTW I had to make this association change for each user.

Auguy
Sylvania/Toledo Ohio

RE: Fax Error "80070483" and File Extension Associations

I can't imagine that 2012 would remove the default association for .txt files? (Although I don't have any accessible to check on)
Since file type associations are maintained as simple registry entries in the user hive, you could also add a quick routine in the app to ensure those keys exist (and create them if not) when it starts if this is a problem.

RE: Fax Error "80070483" and File Extension Associations

(OP)
Thanks Jasen, I might have to resort to that. I posted this so others dealing with the same issue will try this potentially quick fix to a Faxing problem which at first inspection seems (at least for me) to have nothing to do with file associations.

Auguy
Sylvania/Toledo Ohio

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close