How to stop PSC setting itself as default printer?

Posted on 2007-08-03
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
We have multiple printers. On of them is a HP 2550. On the PC in question on logging in the default printer is changed to this printer. However, it is not a primary printer. I've added a batch file to user's startup folder which resets the default printer. However, a few seconds later the PSC is back as the default. This is most frustrating as the PSC 2550 is in a different office and is also used when the user and laptop are in that office.
Question by:LR-Support
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    Accepted Solution

    This is HP's Director running at launch and correcting your obvious mistake of not having an HP device as your default printer.

    Check your startup programs list for a file beginning with HP being run at launch and either remove or disable it - this is the culprit

    You can also force your own default printer at boot using this utility:

    Author Comment

    That is the irony of it. The printer we want set as the default is a HP 9130! I think I may just have to disable the HP Digital Imaging Monitor as it is agressively setting the default printer.
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    by:☠ MASQ ☠
    Just a thought, try renaming the printer you want as default so that it is alphabetically 1st.

    Author Comment

    I doubt that would work as there is already a printer with its name begining with the letter 'a'

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