How do I find out what printers are installed on my computer?

Answer: 

Windows XP

  1. Click Start -> Printers and Faxes
  2. The default printer will have a check next to it
    • This can be changed by right-clicking another printer and clicking Set as Default Printer

Windows 7
  1. Click Start -> Devices and Printers
  2. The printers are under the Printers and Faxes section
    • If you don't see anything, you may need to click on the triangle next to that heading to expand the section
  3. The default printer will have a check next to it
    • This can be changed by right-clicking another printer and clicking Set as default printer

Mac OS X (10.5 and up)
  1. Click the Apple menu -> System Preferences...
  2. The printers are under the Print & Fax section of the System Preferences window.
  3. The default printer is listed in the "Default printer:" drop-down menu.
    • This can be changed by selecting another option from the drop-down menu.