CHANGING THE PRINTER DRIVER DEFAULT
The default settings of the printer driver can be changed using the procedure below. The settings selected using this
procedure are saved and become the default settings when printing from a software application. (Settings selected
in the printer driver properties window when printing from an application remain in effect only while the application is
Click the [Start] button (
[Control Panel] and then [View
devices and printers].
• In Windows XP/Server 2003, click the [start]
button and then click [Printers and Faxes].
• In Windows 8/8.1/Server 2012, right-click the
start screen (or swipe up from the bottom edge
of the screen), and click [All apps] - [Control
Panel] - [View devices and printers] - [Printer]
on the taskbar.
In Windows XP, if [Printers and Faxes] does
not appear in the [start] menu, select
[Control Panel], select [Printers and Other
Hardware], and then select [Printers and
Open the printer properties window.
(1) Right-click the icon of the printer driver of
(2) Select [Printer properties].
In Windows XP/Server 2003, click the [File] menu.
) and select
Click the [Printing Preferences] button
on the [General] tab.
Configure the settings and click the
For explanations of the settings, see printer driver