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How To Set Your Default Printer on a PC

Watch more Computer Printer Troubleshooting videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Set your default printer on your PC using these steps. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Check connection and power Check to see if the printer is properly connected and powered on. Step 2: Click "Start" and find "Control Panel" Click on the "Start" button at the end of the "Tool Bar" on your PC screen and then find the "Control Panel" on the pop-up menu. Step 3: Click "Printers" icon Find and double-click on the "Printers and Other Hardware" icon in the new window; then double-click the "Printers and Faxes" icon. Tip If you make a mistake, close the open windows and start over. Step 4: Find your printer icon Find the icon representing your printer and right-click on it. Tip Check for manufacture and model number on printer and then find the correct icon. Step 5: Select "Default Printer" Select "Default Printer" from the pop-up menu. If this selection is missing, the current printer is already your default. Did You Know? Did you know? In 1951, UNIVAC I, the world's first commercial computer, was unveiled - it did not come with a printer.
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