Background colors and images may not print when enabling the Print background colors and images setting in Internet Explorer 8

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When selecting the Print background colors and images option from the Advanced Tab of the Internet Explorers Tools, Internet options pane, the background colors and images may not be printed when sent to your printer.

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The Print background colors and images setting from the Advanced Tab of the Internet Explorers Tools, Internet options pane does not adjust the Print background colors and images setting of the Page Setup options in Internet Explorer 8.

 

To work around this issue, verify that the Print background colors and images setting in the Page Setup settings is set correct. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. In Internet Explorer 8 click File from the menu and click Page Setup

  2. On the Page Setup dialog box ensure that the Print background colors and images setting is checked.

  3. Click OK to close the Page Setup window and print your page again


  Note: If the background colors and images still do not print after selecting both Print background colors and images options, the image is printing as intended.

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Article ID: 974128 - Last Review: July 28, 2009 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Enterprise N
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Home Premium N
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Professional N
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Starter N
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows 7 Ultimate N
  • Windows Internet Explorer 8
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