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Contact the IT Help Desk:

Regular hours:
Monday - Thursday 8am - 8pm
Friday 8am - 5pm

Intersession hours:
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

(860) 832-1720
techsupport@ccsu.edu

IT Self-Help: Selecting a Default Printer

Printer icon Click here to print a printer-ready version of this page


  1. Left-click on the Start button, then go to Printers and Faxes.
  2. Find and select the desired printer. Click the File drop down menu and click on Set as Default.
    -OR-
  3. Select the printer to highlight it and press the right mouse button and click on Set as Default.

In many programs you will then be able to simply click the printer icon on the toolbar to send the document directly to your "default" printer.


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