Turn off Windows default printer management

This preference allows you to change default printer management.

If you enable this setting, Windows will not manage the default printer.

If you disable this setting, Windows will manage the default printer.

If you do not configure this setting, default printer management will not change.

Supported on: At least Windows 10 Server, Windows 10 or Windows 10 RT
Registry HiveHKEY_CURRENT_USER
Registry PathSoftware\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows
Value NameLegacyDefaultPrinterMode
Value TypeREG_DWORD
Enabled Value1
Disabled Value0

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