Since you mentioned that you're "electronically challenged", may I suggest that you spend some time learning
how all of this works, first!!
But, until then....here are the answers you asked for:
I prefer JVComm32, or Getfax....
JVComm32 - FAX SSTV RTTY SYNOP NAVTEX program
Airmail weather fax
Now that you got the quick answer to your question....please do yourself the favor of watching all of these videos and read al of these other threads and follow the links....
Doing that, you'll be good-to-go...
Please be sure to watch these videos...showing HF WeFax in operation, LIVE, in the real world, on-board a cruising boat (in port, at the dock)
Please be sure to read this thread here:
Furuno Weatherfax Problem
And, these threads as well...
Best Way to Receive Weatherfax?
SSB receiver advice?
Offshore / Hi-Seas Weather data / forecasts
SSB Receive Only
SSB Receiver Only? Is it practical?
SSB receiver recommendation for Pacific
Obtaining Accurate Offshore/Hi-Seas Weather data/forecasts, while at sea
And, be sure to watch these videos as well....
Showing how-to choose the proper frequency, for distance and time-of-day....
Showing natural, atmospheric noise
And, showing some examples of RFI....
There is more, but the above should get you going!