You may find that the settings you most often use to print are not the default settings.  These include options like one-sided or two-sided printing and color or black and white printing.  You may want to change your default printing settings to be saved to the options that you most commonly use.  These steps will show you how to do that.

1.Go to the Start Menu and search for Devices and Printers

B1Devices and Printers

2.Right click on the device that you would like to change the defaults for

3.Click on Printer Properties

B2Printer Properties

4.Click on the Advanced tab

5.Click on the Printing Defaults button

B3Printing Defaults Button

6.You will see a window that looks exactly like your Printing Preferences window, but this will adjust the default printing preferences

7.Make your changes, then click OK or Apply to save the changes

Some most commonly changed settings are one-sided or two-sided printing and color or black and white printing.  One or two sided printing are under the Basic Settings tab for Canon systems or the Printing Options tab for Xerox systems.  Color Mode is under the Basic Settings tab for Canon systems or the Image Options tab for Xerox systems.