When you try to use your printer, your printer may be configured to use an incorrect paper size. For example, your printer may be configured to use A4 size paper instead of letter size paper, even though you may have previously configured your printer to use letter size paper.
This issue can occur if you alter the regional settings in the Regional Settings tool in Control Panel, and then add a printer. When you add a printer, it is configured to use a default paper size based on the current regional setting. If you then alter your regional settings to a region that uses a different size of paper, your existing printers are not automatically updated to use the new paper size.
To resolve this issue, change the default paper size of your printer:
- Click Start, point to Settings, and the click Printers.
- Right-click the appropriate printer, and then click Properties.
- Click the Paper tab, and then click the paper size you want to use in the Paper Size box.
- Click OK, and then close the Printers folder.
This behavior is by design.