xp default printer keeps changing.

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xp default printer keeps changing.

Postby Sm9l » Wed, 01 Nov 2006 04:26:01 GMT

My default printer keeps changing from what i have selected to the first 
printer listed. I have uninstalled all printers and reinstalled but that has 
not resolved the issue. There is no group policy running nor is the printer 
being selected via login script.  Any ideas?



Re: xp default printer keeps changing.

Postby Cari (MS-MVP) » Wed, 01 Nov 2006 05:24:32 GMT

There is not necessarily anything you can do about this, some manufacturers 
insist that their printer be the default.
Cari (MS-MVP) Windows Client - Printing & Imaging

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