Tag Archives: Windows 10 Printers

Remove Print Context Menu in Windows 10

Remove Print Context Menu in Windows 10

How to Remove Print Context Menu in Windows 10

By default, Windows include the 'Print' context menu command that allows sending files directly to the default printer right from File Explorer. Even if you don't have a printer connected to your device, the Print command remains visible. If you would like to get rid of it, here is how it can be done.

Windows 10 Doesn’t Include Printer Drivers Any More

Windows 10 Doesn’t Include Printer Drivers Any More

In order to reduce the operating system size and give users more storage space, Microsoft has decided to remove printer drivers from the Windows 10 installation image. Starting with Windows 10 version 1809, the operating system will include only a few modern printer drivers which support the Mopria standard.

Uninstall Printer Driver in Windows 10

Uninstall Printer Driver in Windows 10

If you have a printer installed in Windows 10 that you no longer use, then it is a good idea to remove its drivers. It can be a shared printer that is no longer accessible, a physically disconnected printer or a software-only printer to print to a specific format. When you remove a printer, its drivers remain installed in Windows 10. Here is how to remove the drivers.

Remove Printer in Windows 10

Remove Printer in Windows 10

If you have a printer installed in Windows 10 that you no longer use,  it is a good idea to remove it. It can be a shared printer that is no longer accessible, or a physically disconnected printer. Today, we will review different methods you can use to remove the installed printer in Windows 10.

Rename Printer in Windows 10

Rename Printer in Windows 10

When installing a printer, Windows 10 will assign the default name to it. Its default name is usually defined by the vendor and includes its manufacturer name and model. If you are not happy with the default name of your printer, here are a number of methods you can use to rename it.

Add Shared Printer in Windows 10

Add Shared Printer in Windows 10

Windows allows connecting a shared printer connected to a PC on your network. A shared printer can be used by others to send print jobs. It will be visible in the shared network resources of the remote computer, so other users will be able to install (add) it to their printers. Today, we will see how to add (connect) a shared printer to your PC.

How to Share a Printer in Windows 10

How to Share a Printer in Windows 10

Windows allows sharing a printer connected to your PC with over computers and users on your network. A shared printer can be used by others to send print jobs. It will be visible in the shared network resources of your computer, so users will be able to install (add) it to their printers.

Backup and Restore Printers in Windows 10

Backup and Restore Printers in Windows 10

In Windows 10, it is possible to backup and restore your printers, including their queues, configured ports, and drivers. The operating system includes a special wizard which allows exporting and importing of printers to special file.

Set Default Printer in Windows 10

Set Default Printer in Windows 10

A default printer is the one to which all documents are sent by default for printing. Due to constant changes to the user interface in Windows 10, many novice users may have issues changing the default printer. Here is how it can be done.