How to Print Correctly Using Internet Explorer?

Solution summary

If you are unable to print correctly using Internet Explorer®, then follow the 4-step resolution to fix this issue in an easy and quick way.


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Step 1

Explore ”Registry Editor”
Click ”Start”, click ”Run”, and then type ”regedit”. The ”Registry Editor” window appears.

Step 2

Select Desired Key

Highlight ”HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMainFeatureControl”. Right-click ”FeatureControl”, select ”New”. Under ”New”, select ”Key”. Type the new key name as ”FEATURE_STF_Scale_Min”.

Step 3

Change DWord Value
After creating the key, right-click ”FEATURE_STF_Scale_Min”, select ”New”, and then select ”DWord Value”. Type the name of ”DWord Value” as ”iexplorer.exe”. Double-click ”iexplorer.exe” and type the value data as ”00000064”.

Step 4

Close ”Registry Editor”
Click ”OK” and close the ”Registry Editor”. Now, restart the computer.


After creating this registry key, ”100%” gets selected by default in the print preview.
You have entered the ”Registry Editor” window and made essential changes for ”DWord Value”.


Now, you can accurately print any matter using Internet Explorer®.


You must configure your printer correctly with your system. We recommend that you should keep your printer driver updated.


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