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Sunday, November 9, 2014

How to Set as Default Printer for HP Deskjet on Windows 7

Found error when setting as default printer in some types of HP deskjet? Or you can't print from Adobe PDF and also some other application such as Ms. Excel?

Hopefully these steps will help you resolving the problem:
1. Click Start, All Programs, Accessories, and choose Run. (Short way: Press Windows button + R, simultaneously)
2. A "Run" window will open
3. Type regedit and press OK button
4. A registry editor window will now be opened.
5. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows
6. Click Edit on the menu navigation up there, or you can just right click on the Windows folder and click "Permissions..."
7. A Permissions for Windows tab will open
8. Tick the option Allow at Full Control for Everyone and press OK button.
9. Close the registry editor window
10. Restart Windows

After starting up again, your windows OS will reinstalling the printer driver, just wait awhile. After finished, your printer will be set as default with no more error.

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Ernest Asare said...

Worked like magic...Thanks guys

Bhaben Medhi said...

marvellous, god bless you, thanks a billion, easy tips, now my printer is set as default printer.

Manoj Gurung said...

You are genius! after following up your tip, i solved my problem........thanks a lot

Unknown said...

Thanks so much.... Problem solved.

ddf said...

its a huge relief brother, was so frustrated , bhagawan aapko hamesha sukhi rakhe

tabish shaikh said...

Thank you .
I brought a second hand printer a while a ago I was haveing this issue but thanks to you its working now ...

Imran Mohamed Sokwala said...

This worked like a charm!

Unknown said...

Thanks, worked perfectly

Unknown said...

Thanks a lot, it worked

Unknown said...

Thanks a lot, it worked

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Unknown said...

Thanks a lot. It worked like magic

Rubine James said...

Yoda best :)