Turn on printing of background colors and images

This policy setting specifies whether Internet Explorer prints background colors and images when the user prints a webpage. Including background colors and images might reduce the speed at which a page is printed and the quality of the printing, depending on the capabilities of the printer.

If you enable this policy setting, the printing of background colors and images is turned on. The user cannot turn it off.

If you disable this policy setting, the printing of background colors and images is turned off. The user cannot turn it on.

If you do not configure this policy setting, the user can turn on or turn off the printing of background colors and images.

Supported on: At least Internet Explorer 7.0
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
Value NamePrint_Background
Value TypeREG_SZ
Enabled Valueyes
Disabled Valueno

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