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Updated: August 1, 2012

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2

This setting has been removed in Windows 8.1. It was first deprecated in Windows 8. This setting is not supported.

PrintBackground specifies whether the background of a Web page is printed by default when the user prints the page.



When an Internet Explorer® Web page is printed, the Web page background is also printed.


When an Internet Explorer Web page is printed, no background is printed.

This is the default value.

For a list of the supported Windows® editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer.

The following XML output shows how to configure Internet Explorer to print the background when printing Web pages.


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