If you want to reset your printer, you need to modify your printer's driver settings. You can change the default settings according to your preference. If you're going to revert the settings to the default, you can do that by accessing the printer driver folder. Before doing this, you need to close all the opened applications on your computer. You can access the printer's driver in Windows 10 either through the Control Panel or through the Settings menu from the Start button. Now lets see How to reset printer settings on windows 10 in detail.


  • If you want to access the printer folder through Control Panel, click on the Start button and select Control Panel.
  • Now, open the printer folder and select your printer. Right-click on your printer's icon and select Printing Preferences.
  • Click Start in the Main tab. Tap on the Reset Default button available at the bottom left of the window.
  • Make the changes according to the model of your printer.
Reset Printer Settings Using Setting Menu


If you want to access the printer's driver through the Settings menu from the Start button, carry out these instructions.

Device Settings On Windows 10
Devices Menu On Windows 10
Devices and Printers Window
Select Printing Preferences

Note: If you cannot find your printer’s icon, it signifies that there’s no driver installed for your printer. You need to install the printer driver. You can download the printer driver from your printer manufacturer’s official website.

  • Why is my wireless printer not printing?

    First, try restarting your computer, printer and wireless router. To check if your printer is connected to your network: Print a Wireless Network Test report from the printer control panel. On many printers pressing the Wireless button allows direct access to printing this report.

  • Why is my printer showing error?

    The other most probable reason for the printing error is the connection between your computer and the printer. If you are sure that the transmission cable is working okay (tested the printer on another computer), then the problem might be the drivers. This can be the printer drivers or the USB port drivers.

  • Why do my 3d prints keep failing?

    Another common fail is over extrusion. Over extrusion happens when your 3D printer pushes out too much plastic too fast, causing a jam in the end of the nozzle. ... Make sure YOURu layer height is less than your nozzle diameter. Increase your cooling fan's power (this will cool the plastic and cause it to slow down)

  • What is the WPS button?

    WPS stands for Wi-Fi Protected Setup. It is a wireless network security standard that tries to make connections between a router and wireless devices faster and easier. WPS works only for wireless networks that use a password that is encrypted with the WPA Personal or WPA2 Personal security protocols.

  • How do I reset my printer?

    To restore your HP printer to factory-default settings, follow these steps. Turn the product off. Disconnect the power cable from the product for 30 seconds and then reconnect. Turn the product on while you press and hold the Resume button for 10-20 seconds. The Attention light turns on. Release the Resume button.