Printer Settings in Registry
What are the methods to add and remove printer settings from registry?
Printer in your system is a device that prints the text and graphics on paper. The printer has the ability to create reports, reproduce photos, and fax messages etc. A good quality printer is capable of giving a maximum resolution of 4800 dpi. The speed of printers is usually measured in terms of characters per second, lines per minute. The printing process starts in your system when you instruct the word processor to print a document. The application sends the document to the printer after which printer tries to read the file and then finally produces it on the paper.
Following are the importance of printer settings, and methods to add or remove printer settings in registry:
- Importance of printer settings
- Method to add printer settings
- Method to remove printer settings
Importance of printer settings
Printer settings are considered to be very important for your printing jobs as it is the settings that decide the functioning of the printer. If the settings are configured improperly, it may happen that your printer doesn't work. Printer settings are the one which confirm the status of your printer. With the help of these settings, you can manage your printer ink, paper etc.
Method to add printer settings
Windows registry is the one that contains all the settings of your system’s Operating System including the settings of your printer. Thus, in order to add printer settings to registry you need to follow certain steps. Firstly, select 'Run' from Start Menu. Then, you need to type "regedit" in the Run box to open Windows registry. After that, you need to navigate to the appropriate registry key for your printer. Select 'New' to open configuration dialog window and click 'String'. Finally, enter the device as the value name and click 'OK'.
In order to remove printer settings from registry, you need to follow certain steps. Firstly, go to the 'Start' menu and choose 'Run'. Then, type 'regedit' in the Run dialog box and then find the necessary registry key associated with your printer. After that, by right clicking the registry key you need to click 'Delete'. By doing so, you can remove your printer settings from registry.
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