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HOWTO: Install the Zetafax Outlook Extensions and Forms on Windows NT4



ID: ZTN1508

This Zetafax technical note applies to:

  • Zetafax 2006 on Windows NT4


In Zetafax 2006, Windows NT4 Workstation users are required to install the Zetafax Outlook custom forms and extensions manually.  This technical note describes the process for doing this.

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Installation Steps


To configure a Windows NT4 Workstation to use the Zetafax Outlook Extensions and Custom Forms, please follow this process:

  1. Download the Windows NT4 specific Outlook Extensions and Forms from the following location:
  2. http://www.equisys.com/support/software_updates_zf2006.html
  3. Extract the files to a temporary directory.

On each Windows NT4 Workstation machine, copy over the forms to the user's Personal Forms folder:

  1. Start Microsoft Outlook
  2. Select Open à Outlook Data File from the 'File' menu
  3. Browse to the directory where the download was extracted to.
  4. Browse into the 'ZFFORMS' sub-folder, select the file Zetafax.pst and click Open.
  5. The Zetafax folder will now appear in the Outlook tree-view.
  6. Expand the Zetafax item and click on the 'Forms' sub-item.
  7. Select 'Options' from the 'Tools' menu
  8. On the sub-dialog, click on the 'Other' tab
  9. Select the 'Advanced Options' button
  10. Click the 'Custom Forms' button
  11. Click the 'Custom Forms' tab
  12. Click on 'Manage Forms'
  13. Click on the 'Set.' button (the left-hand window on an English OS) and select the ZetafaxàForms folder from the displayed window.
  14. Click on the other 'Set.' button and select your 'Personal Forms' folder.
  15. Copy the fax forms from the .pst file to the Personal Forms folder by clicking the 'Copy' button.
  16. Click the 'Clear Cache' button.
  17. Dismiss the dialogs.

Now install the Zetafax Outlook Extensions for Windows NT 4 on each machine:

  1. Close down Microsoft Outlook
  2. Browse to the directory where the download was extracted to.
  3. Browse into either the ZfOutExt or ZFExt2K folder depending on the version of Microsoft Exchange you are running (ZfOutExt is for use with Exchange 5.5 only.  ZFExt2K is for use with Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003).
  4. Double-click setup.exe and progress through the install.
  5. Restart Microsoft Outlook.

Last updated: 5 January 2006 (GR/EB)

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