Setting the Default Printer

Windows XP

1. Click "Start" then click "Printers and Faxes."

2. Right-click the printer you want to use, then click "Set as Default printer."

Windows Vista

1. Click "Start" then click "Control Panel" then click "Hardware and Sound" and finally, click "Printers."

2. Right-click the printer you want to use, then click "Set as Default printer."

Windows 7

1. Click "Start" then click "Devices and Printers."

2. Right-click the printer you want to use, then click "Set as Default printer."

Mac

1. Open the "Applications" folder and open "System Preferences."

You can also open the "Applications" folder by clicking its icon in the "Sidebar" of any "Finder" window or using the shortcut "Command+Shift+A."

2. Click the "Default Printer" drop-down menu. Select the printer you want to use.