default setting



Controls of a computer hardware or software (or of a device, equipment, or machine) as preset by its manufacturer. Some types of default settings may be altered or customized by the user.

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  • The television's default setting makes text hard to read because the image is going through a sharpening filter that behaves badly around abrupt edges, but once you turn that off the picture quality is excellent for the price.

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  • Many customers were upset after their phones' software were set to a new and different default setting after an update was downloaded erasing their previous custom settings.

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  • The default setting was not sufficient as the software did not support our third party banking software so we had to customize the settings.

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