Windows 10: default printer keeps changing in windows 10 despite changes

  1.    07 Jun 2016 #1

    default printer keeps changing in windows 10 despite changes

    Hi all,

    I have 2 pc's both running windows 10 and 1 of the pc's has 2 printers installed.

    The samung printer is default and a zebra thermal printers is the other printer.

    The problem i have is that the other network pc which access's the printers keeps changing the default printer.

    I have changed the "let windows manage my default printer" settings on both pc's but still it keeps changing the default printer.

    Any ideas please as doing my nut in !

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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1809 Build 17763.55 and W10 Insider Build 18262
       07 Jun 2016 #2

    W10 has the ability to sync settings between devices and this is may be what is happening. In the screen below the Other Windows settings category does include printer settings so you could try turning it off and see if it makes a difference.

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  3.    07 Jun 2016 #3

    No still the same
    the network pc is not setup as a work pc so cannot change settings on sync but the main one that have the printers attached lets me change to sync off but still the same problem ?
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