How to activate Windows Protected Print Mode on Windows 11

Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 26016 brings a new innovative feature for its users - Windows Protected Print Mode. This mode allows the PC to print exclusively using modern Windows print packages, optimized to work with Mopria certified printers. Users who choose to use Mopria certified printers will not only benefit from a highly reliable installation and printing process but will also eliminate the need for third-party software installations.

Another crucial feature of Windows Protected Print Mode is the enhancement of security. By using this option, users will have better control over the printing process, reducing the risk of vulnerabilities and protecting sensitive information. Additionally, this functionality eliminates the need to download additional software, contributing to a cleaner working environment and a more efficient printing experience.

To enable Secure Print Mode, users can follow the simple instructions provided by Windows 11, thus ensuring that the printing process becomes not only safer, but also easier to manage. This innovation represents a significant step towards a more secure operating system adapted to the needs of users, strengthening the position Windows 11 among advanced technological platforms.

How to activate Windows Protected Print Mode on Windows 11

For less experienced users, activating Protected Print Mode requires a bit of attention, but in this tutorial, we show you step by step how to do it.

1. Open “Start" then search and open "Local Group Policy Editor" in the Windows 11.

2. In the “Local Group Policy Editor” navigate on the left sidebar to: Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Printers.

3. Locate “Configure Windows protected print” in the list, then right click and “Edit".

4. At the options "Configure Windows protected print"select"Enable", then click “Apply” > “Ok” to save the settings.

This way you have activated Windows Protected Print Mode on the operating system Windows 11 for certified printers mopria.

At the time of this tutorial, this feature is only available for Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 26016 (Canary Channel), but it is quite possible that Microsoft will introduce it in the core updates of the Windows 11.

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