To specify your default printer

The default printer is used when you click Print on the File menu of many Windows-based programs.


Open Printers and Faxes 


Right-click the printer you want to use as the default printer, and then click Set as Default Printer.

A check mark appears next to the printer icon in Printers and Faxes.


To open Printers and Faxes, click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Printers and Faxes

Related Topics

Add a printer attached to your computer

Share your printer

Connect to a printer on a network

Connect a printer directly to your computer

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