Equisys technical notes

Technical guidance, explanations and fixes for our products

FIX: € (Euro) character is replaced by an invalid character on coversheets



ID: ZTN1247

This Zetafax technical note applies to:

  • Zetafax client version


When users submit a fax with the € (Euro) currency character in the body or subject of the coversheet, the character is replaced with a p (Invalid) character.


This is known issue with Zetafax version 8 release. Equisys has resolved this issue and has provided an update.

This update is available from the Zetafax updates page or by using the following link.


After you have downloaded it, extract it to an empty folder on the Zetafax server system and work through the following steps.

  1. Shutdown the Zetafax server service or application.
  2. Rename the current Epstiff.exe file in the zfax\server folder. (Where ‘zfax’ is the name of the directory where the Zetafax files are installed).
  3. Copy the downloaded version of Epstiff.exe into the zfax\server folder.
  4. Restart the Zetafax server service or application.


This has been identified by Equisys as a problem with the software versions given above.

Last updated: 17th March 2003 (SV/DH)

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