Windows 10: Printer default colour

  1.    15 May 2017 #1

    Printer default colour


    Hi Guys
    I am trying to make black my default colour on my HP printer 3630.
    I have moved dot from colour selection to black and it works, but next time, colour is selected again.

    I have done what most sites say to do, that is, devices & printers, print preferences, etc etc and none work.
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  2. Posts : 96
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 May 2017 #2

    Hi There,

    Set the printing defaults within the Printer Properties, Advanced tab

    HTH
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    15 May 2017 #3

    As I think I mentioned, I have done all that and it does not stay as chosen
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  4.    15 May 2017 #4

    HtH

    It would help if you give me a step x step to fix but I think I will end up the same.

    start, devices & printers, r/c on 3630 etc
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  5. Posts : 96
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 May 2017 #5

    The process you explained is not setting the printer properties to use the selected changes as default. This can only be set by using the Printing Defaults button.

    Just checking to make sure this is the actual process you used?
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  6.    15 May 2017 #6

    If you have the time, could you do as I suggested giving me a step x step in case I have missed something please.
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  7. Posts : 96
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 May 2017 #7

    To change default print settings, open the control panel, view devices and printers, right click your HP Printer, select Printer Properties, Select advanced, select printing defaults, select advanced.
    Select options you need as default and click ok.

    There are also instructions on page 38 chapter 3 of your printer manual if you need additional settings help.
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  •    15 May 2017 #8

    jl2509


    Bingo !! cracked it, thanks a lot.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  • Posts : 96
    Windows 10 Pro
       15 May 2017 #9

    Perfect happy to help

    Cheers
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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