This should be marked as the answer. Edited by Oregonbob Thursday, October 23, 2: I know if I re-image the pc it would no longer reset the default printer but that would be giving up too easy. Thanks for your understanding and efforts. Typically, the default printer changes when using a Terminal Server because Great Plains loads before the printers are loaded.

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TechNet Subscriber Support in forum. To my knowledge there’s no way to define a default printer using that method nor would I want toand we’re not using group policy preferences to deploy these.

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Is there a command that will windows 7 default printer the networked printers AND tell me which is set as the default? Tuesday, February 18, Tuesday, April 09, In Windows 8, go to the Start screen, type “devices and printers” the search tool will open peinter when you start typingselect “Settings” and click “Devices winxows Printers. There is no menu choice in Devices and Windows 7 default printer that says “Manage default printers” as some posts suggest.

But if your computer is constantly sending your documents to a different printer than the one you want, then you probably need to change your Windows 7 default printer.

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Hello everyone following this thread, I have a suggestion, but unfortunatley, it is not a solution to the problem.

Windows 7 default printer, March 16, 6: Typically, the default printer changes when using a Terminal Server because Great Plains loads before the printers are loaded.

We unchecked Printers 4. This usually includes something that sets that printer as the default printer on your computer. This won’t allow the enduser the ability to set the default printer according to their preference.

How to Set the Default Printer in Windows 7 – Solve Your Tech

This worked for me today! Most new printers that you install windows 7 default printer include an option that automatically switches them to the new printer, which is often the reason for an incorrectly set default printer. Wednesday, July 30, 8: Leave this field empty. Manage printer aindows from Windows command prompt. I inevitably found old printer connections there that were no longer valid.

Set default printer in Windows 7

Wednesday, November defzult, There’s no way to define a default printer when done this way. This still isn’t a solution, but windows 7 default printer a workaround. Status 0x2 Module spoolsv. Norton Firewall Settings. Set default printer in Windows 7 by Srini. If you go into Print Management on the print server, right click the printer, then select windows 7 default printer with group policy. The idiots at MSFT think we are too stupid to know how to set a default printer.


I have been windows 7 default printer with no luck thus far. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Hopefully someone has an answer for this. On the old print server, to deploy a printer we would go into print management, select refault printer, then deploy via group policy. Proposed as answer by kenjitan Monday, October 03, 8: Store Categories Programs Reviews Devices.

Printer management in XP, Server from Windows command line. Instead use the printer name. I set the default to what I want, then restart the print spooler service, and the default will change back almost right away.