To open Printers and Faxes, click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Printers and Faxes.
When you set personal printing preferences using Printers and Faxes, the default settings are changed for all documents you print to that printer. These preferences include the page orientation, the tray from which paper is sent, and the number of copies printed. Making these changes requires that you have the Print permission, which is one of several printer permissions For more information, click Related Topics.
You can change printing preferences for individual documents from within a software program To do so, click Page Setup (or Print Setup) on the program's File menu, and then make selections. To set the printing default for all users connected to the printer, see Set printing defaults
You can also open printing preferences in Printers and Faxes by clicking a printer, and then clicking Select printing preferences under Tasks on the left side of the window. This option is available only if folders are set to look like a Web page and a printer is selected. For more information, click Related Topics.