Printer Related Registry Keys

Printer Related Registry Keys

Disable the Printer PopUp message

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Providers] Disabled “NetPopup”=dword:00000000

Enabled “NetPopup”=dword:00000001

Disable Print Job notification in Event Viewer

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Providers] Disabled “EventLog”=dword:00000000

Enabled “EventLog”=dword:00000001

Beep on Printer Error

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print] Disabled “BeepEnabled”=dword:00000000

Enabled “BeepEnabled”=dword:00000001

Changing the Default Spool Directory

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Printers]

;”DefaultSpoolDirectory”=”Full path to printer spool directory

User’s Default Printer

Win 9x:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Windows]

NT:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows]

“Device”=”Printer Name

Note: The device is the name used to represent the printer in the registry
The name can be found in the [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Printers\Settings] key.

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