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how can I change the default printer in thunderbird?

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I am using windows 10 which sets my default printer as Brother MFC-J470DW from a list of several printers. In Thunderbird, the printer options list includes this printer, but chooses Brother PC-FAX v3.2 as the default (note: this printer was eliminated from the list of available printers in windows 10). In the Thunderbird config editor, the only printer listed is Brother PC-FAX v3.2, and it is listed a number of times with various arguments. How can I eliminate Brother PC-FAX v3.2 from the list of printer options in Thunderbird Print, and make Brother MFC-j470DW the default printer?

I am using windows 10 which sets my default printer as Brother MFC-J470DW from a list of several printers. In Thunderbird, the printer options list includes this printer, but chooses Brother PC-FAX v3.2 as the default (note: this printer was eliminated from the list of available printers in windows 10). In the Thunderbird config editor, the only printer listed is Brother PC-FAX v3.2, and it is listed a number of times with various arguments. How can I eliminate Brother PC-FAX v3.2 from the list of printer options in Thunderbird Print, and make Brother MFC-j470DW the default printer?

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If you have defined a default printer in Windows settings, TB should use it by default after you open Tools/Options/Advanced/General/Config. editor and right-click the preference print_printer, Reset, OK to close Options, restart TB.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Problems_printing_web_pages

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If you have defined a default printer in Windows settings, TB should use it by default after you open Tools/Options/Advanced/General/Config. editor and right-click the preference print_printer, Reset, OK to close Options, restart TB.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Problems_printing_web_pages

If you have defined a default printer in Windows settings, TB should use it by default after you open Tools/Options/Advanced/General/Config. editor and right-click the preference ''print_printer'', Reset, OK to close Options, restart TB. http://kb.mozillazine.org/Problems_printing_web_pages
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Thank you for your quick response. Your suggested fix worked perfectly and I now have the correct default printer in Thunderbird.

Thank you for your quick response. Your suggested fix worked perfectly and I now have the correct default printer in Thunderbird.
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