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Change Printer Settings

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Did you know that you can change many of your printer's default settings so you don't need to change them each time you print a document?

This How-To Article shows you how to access printer settings.

Change Printer Settings

1. Click the Start button, point to Settings, and select "Printers" from the menu that appears.

2. Right-click the printer that you would like to change settings for, and select "Properties" from the menu that appears.

3. A tabbed window will open, displaying many settings that you can change.

Note: Each printer has a different setup of this window, so for exact modification information, refer to your printer manual.

4. Navigate through the many tabs, and change the settings you would like to change.

Tip: On the General tab, you can use the "Print Test Page" button to be sure that you printer is working correctly.

5. Once you have finished changing settings, click the Apply button.

6. Click the OK button.

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