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Office 2010 Default Printer

Posted on 2014-01-16
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Have a certain printer set as default through printers and faxes. However, when using Word 2010 it shows the default printer as a different one. This is happening for many users. Is this a Word 2010 issue ?

Have rebooted machines and the default printer is as required but opening Word keeps showing as a different one, it is becoming very frustrating for users when printing,
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Question by:discoveranother
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Download the latest version of the printers drivers, then uninstall and reinstall the printer and the new drivers.
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by:Manjunath Sullad
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Try this,

Start --> Run -->  WinWord /a

Verify you are able access default printer or not.

Also cross verify, Printer driver is up to date.
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by:Michael-Best
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I forgot to say that you can get your printers latest drivers from your printers manufactures site.
Google you printer model for driver updates on its site.
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