Configuring the Default Print Settings on Windows(MF8080/MF8380)

Article ID: ART142110 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


This section explains how to access the printer setup screen from the [Control Panel] and how to configure the printing function settings beforehand.
The printer whose settings you have configured will print with those settings every time.
When printing, you can change these settings beforehand whenever required. To change the settings, configure them in the [Print] dialog box from the application.

To change the default print settings, you must log on to your computer as a member of the Administrators or Power Users group.
The display may differ according to the operating system, as well as the type and version of the printer driver.
1. Click [] (Start) -> [Devices and Printers].
  • For Windows Vista, click [] (Start) -> [Control Panel] -> [Printer].
  • For Windows XP Professional/Server 2003, click [Start] (or [start]) -> [Printers and Faxes].
  • For Windows XP Home Edition, click [start] -> [Control Panel] -> [Printers and Other Hardware] -> [Printers and Faxes].
  • For Windows 2000, click [Start] -> [Settings] -> [Printers].
  • For Windows Server 2008, on the [Start] menu, click [Control Panel] and then double-click [Printers].

2. Right-click the icon of the printer whose settings you want to specify -> click [Printing preferences] (or [Printing Preferences]).

3. Specify the desired settings in the printer driver screen -> click [OK]. Click the tabs for the [Page Setup], [Finishing], [Paper Source], and [Quality] sheets, and then specify the desired items.

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