Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
  1.    26 Oct 2015 #11
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 21
    Win 10

    Quote Originally Posted by spapakons View Post
    Try setting Brother the default printer and then restart the computer and see if the setting is kept.
    Have been thru this several times - sometimes the setting holds, other times it doesn't. And sometimes the setting is lost even without a reboot.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2.    14 Dec 2015 #12

    Quote Originally Posted by weamish View Post
    This is a new behavior over the past few days - the default printer becomes unchecked, leaving me unable to print. Happens with or without a reboot. This would be relatively easy to fix each time, except that the Devices & Printers page takes 30-60 seconds to open. Any ideas? Thanks!
    Something similar started happening to me with Build 1511. I have a landland attached fax modem I use to send info to the doctor. When I started using it after the build, my next print job wanted to go to the fax. I reset the default and all was good until I sent another fax.

    I went to Printer - Turn On or Off Let Windows 10 Manage Default Printer and turned off letting W10 handle the default.

    Not sure that this is a good default. I have lots of software type printers ( one for PDFs, one for Kindle, etc) and I really want the actual printer to be the default. Hence the word default.

    I changed the setting to let me decide.

    And it does take my Devices and Printers a long time to find the devices also. I think that started with the new Build also.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    15 Dec 2015 #13
    Join Date : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2,182
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1607 (AE build 14393.321)

    I have the same annoying issue at work. When I select Bullzip PDF printer to create a PDF, it then becomes default and I have to change the default printer again, only to change next time I use Bullzip PDF printer! I'll try turning off the auto assignment and see if that works. Thanks.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Printer - Turn On or Off Let Windows 10 Manage Default Printer
How to Turn On or Off Let Windows 10 Manage Default Printer Starting in Windows 10 Insider Preview build 10565, Microsoft is introducing a new mode that makes your default printer the last printer you used. This change helps ensure the best...
Losing Seagate drive
When I first turn on my Dell XPS 2720, the attached Seagate hard drive is visible, i.e. I can access through File Explorer. During the day I lose contact and the only way I can reconnect is by switching off the drive and repowering. This immediately...
Drivers and Hardware
Losing focus on top window
Strange thing has been happening since, I believe last Patch Tuesday (6/09). Context menus and message boxes don't stay "focused" (on top) if I move the cursor out of the window. Can hover/click on taskbar icon to get back on screen, but as soon...
General Support
Solved Win 10 keeps losing dual boot info
Hi there. I had been dual-booting between win 7 and win 10. That part was working fine, but I was unhappy wth my win 10 installation. So I erased the partition and reinstalled it. First sign of trouble: It didn't detect my win 7 installation. But it...
Installation and Setup
OKI C710 color printer unable to print default in black
hi guys, the printer on my compuer is a Lexmark E360dn, but the printer on the second computer is the OKI C710. I cannot enter preferences to force the colour printer to print in black. Is there any way to alter the printer preferences to...
Drivers and Hardware
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:32.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 10 Forums