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Elliott Last Printing Job Overrides Windows Default Printer on Windows 10

Q: If I have printer "A" defined as my default printer in Windows 10 and print to Printer "B" from within Elliott, Printer "B" now becomes my Windows default printer. I have confirmed this on two separate machines.  See the following example:

(1) The current default printer on a Windows 10 workstation is "HP Laserjet 4200."  When the Elliott print option window pops up, the first printer (default printer) also shows the same printer.

(2) The user chooses to print to the second printer "PDFBlaster" in Elliott, which is not the default printer.  This action causes the Windows 10 default printer to change to "PDFBlaster."  See the following example:

Why did Elliott change the Windows 10 default printer?

A: T
here is a Windows 10 special option for the printers and scanners setting called “Let Windows Manage My Default Printer.” By default, this feature is turned on in Windows 10.  We suggest you turn off the option on your Windows 10 workstation.  To do so, follow the steps below:

1. Open Settings and click/tap on the Devices icon.
2. Click/tap on Printers & Scanners on the left side, and turn off "Let Windows manage my default printer."

If you are interested, you may look at the following link from the Microsoft knowledge base on this subject:

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