How to Change / Set a Default Printer in Windows 7

Instructions for setting a default printer in Windows 7.

1.) Bring up the Start Menu and select "Devices and Printers" from the right hand column.


2.) Under the Printers and Faxes section, look for a printer object that has a green circle with a white check mark on it. This is your current default printer.

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3.) To change to a new default printer, right click on the printer object you would like to be your default and select "Set as Default Printer".

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4.) The green circle with the white check mark should now appear on the new printer object (and be removed from the printer that was previously selected).





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Keywords:Main PC   Doc ID:47521
Owner:Sara S.Group:Parkland College
Created:2015-02-23 18:38 CDTUpdated:2015-09-01 09:13 CDT
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