You can print webpages, documents, PDF files, and other similar content using Microsoft Edge. By default, this feature is enabled. In that case, you can configure Microsoft Edge to prevent users from printing web content with a registry tweak and Group Policy Editor. You can disable printing if you no longer wish to use it.
With this Risewindows post, we will show you how to turn On or Off Printing in Microsoft Edge on your Windows 11/10 computer with ease.
How to enable or disable printing in Microsoft Edge on Windows 11?
This article has two ways to enable or disable printing in Microsoft Edge. Windows 10 Pro or Enterprise users can use either method in whichever way is comfortable for them. However, Windows 11/10 Home edition users only need to use the Registry Editor. Here are some suggestions on how to enable or disable printing in Microsoft Edge:-
- Turn On or Off Printing in Microsoft Edge using Group Policy.
- Enable or Disable Printing in Edge via Registry Editor.
How to Turn On or Turn Off Printing in Microsoft Edge Browser using Local Group Policy Editor?
To enable or disable printing in the Microsoft Edge browser using Group Policy, you need to perform the following steps:-
Step 1. First, open Local Group Policy Editor.
For that, press
Step 2. Now, in the Local Group Policy Editor window, navigate to the following path from the left sidebar:-
Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Microsoft Edge
Step 4. Then, on the right side pane, double click on the
Step 5. After that, to turn the feature ON, select the
Step 6. Now, restart your computer to apply the new changes.
Once you complete the above, you cannot take the printout on your Windows 11 PC from the Edge browser.
How to Enable or Disable Printing in Microsoft Edge browser through Registry Editor?
If you prefer to use Registry Editor to enable the policy or use Windows 11 Home edition, you need to perform the following steps:-
Step 1. First, open Registry Editor.
Step 2. Now, in the registry editor, navigate to the following key from the left side pane:-
Step 3. Then, right-click on the
Step 4. After that, name the newly created key as
Step 5. Then, select the
Step 6. So, name the new DWORD (32-bit) Value as
Leave the default Value data to 0. Here, 0 means that printing is disabled. Set Value data of PrintingEnabled by double-clicking it to 1, or delete this DWORD to allow printing.
When you try to print a web page using Edge browser by pressing the
That’s it for the article.
I hope this post will be helpful to you.
Good luck & stay healthy, guys.