Change and Restore Default Printer Settings
What are the different ways to change and restore default printer settings? What are the common problems faced and how can they be resolved?
Printer is device that helps in creating prints by communicating with a computer. A printer helps you to create hard copies of pictures or documents that is saved in your hard disk or memory location. There are several types of printers available in the market. Some of the advanced printers help you print documents from removable medias, makes prints wirelessly without the need to be connected to your computer through any wires or cables. You could choose and install printer that suites your requirements. You might at times face some issues with your printer settings, in such cases you need to change your printer settings or reset the printer settings to defaults.
The ways to change and restore the default printer settings and the commonly arising issues and resolving tips are:
- Need to change the default settings
- Ways to change and restore
- Common issues and the tips to fix the issues
Need to change the default settings
At times you might haves some issues with the printer installed in your computer. There might be some settings related trouble that you might face because you may have changed the printer settings incorrectly or by mistake. In any of the cases, resetting the printer settings or changing the printer settings would bring your printer back to a normal working condition. You could fix the issues by hanging or restoring the earlier settings.
Ways to change and restore
To change the default printer settings or to restore the settings in your printer, click on the start menu, select Settings, and then select "Printers" from the menu that appears. After that you could right-click the printer that you would like to change settings for, and then select "Properties" from the menu that appears. This would open up a tabbed window that would display many settings that you can change. You could change the settings you need to change or there is another option that you would find to restore to defaults, this would allow you to set the default settings on your printer.
Common issues and the tips to fix the issues
At times you might have issues in accessing the printer settings or might have issues in changing the printer or restoring it to the defaults. You might see your computer hangs or might freeze while you access the settings. In such cases, you could check if you have opened any unwanted applications. Close all applications and try opening the printer settings again. At times such issues are also caused due to the malware issues in your computer. In such a scenario, you could update your antivirus program and fix all the malware issues in your computer.
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