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setup the printer as default

Setup the printer as default

When trying to print a document, you might receive an error message that your printer is not set as the default printer. Or, you may find that Windows is attempting to print to another device. To configure Windows to use your printer as the default printing device, follow the steps below.

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Default printer

A default printer is the printer all print jobs are sent to unless otherwise specified. Having a default printer prevents a program from asking what printer they want to use each time they print. 

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Latest versions of Windows

  • Click Start
  • In the search box type printer and then from the results found click Devices and Printers.
  • In the Devices and Printers right click the printer you want to set as the default printer and choose Set as default printer.

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If the printer is correctly set as the default printer, it should have a check mark next to the printer as shown in the picture above. Also, once the printer is set as the default printer, it should appear as the selected printer.

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Earlier versions of Windows

  • ClickStart
  • ClickSetting and then Printers. You can also find Printers in the Windows Control Panel
  • Locate the printer you want to use as the default printer and highlight the icon by clicking it once with the mouse. If your printer is not listed in the Printers window, make sure you've installed the printer.

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Once highlighted right click the icon, which should give you a menu similar to the example picture below.

  • Make sure there is a check next to "Set as Default", if no check is seen click Set as Default to enable the check.

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How to change the default printer

To change the default printer in Windows, follow the above steps for setting the default printer on the printer you want as the default.

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