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Windows 7: Can't Save As PDF in Office 2007

25 Jan 2009   #1
gzt7d8

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 
Can't Save As PDF in Office 2007

I downloaded the addon tool to save files in Office 2007 as PDF formats. I have successfully done this in Vista but can not perform this task in Win 7.

I'm not sure if this is a compatibility issue between Win 7 and this feature or it is specific to Office 2007, regardless of the OS. I'll yield to your wisdom.

Here are screen shots of 2 error messages, one from Word and the other from Powerpoint that I captured.

Thank you for your comments and suggestions.


Greg




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26 Jan 2009   #2
beavis71cox

Windows 7
 
 

Wow, that is weird..I always look over the forums to see what problems other people are having, and i try them out to see if i have the same problem. I too have the "save as PDF/XPS" file, and Office 2007, but i don't have the problem you do. Mine come out just fine. It may be something on your system causing this error.


Just a thought.....
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26 Jan 2009   #3
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gzt7d8 View Post
I downloaded the addon tool to save files in Office 2007 as PDF formats. I have successfully done this in Vista but can not perform this task in Win 7.
Greg
where do you get this tool ?
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26 Jan 2009   #4
killercat

XP pro, Win7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ickymay
where do you get this tool ?
2007 Microsoft Office Add-in: Microsoft Save as PDF or XPS

Works like a charm for me.
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26 Jan 2009   #5
ickymay

win7 ultimate / virtual box
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by killercat View Post
thnx for the link

downloaded and saved a ouple of my word documents in PDF format without any errors
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26 Jan 2009   #6
gzt7d8

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

Thanks for the response, I wish I could pin point the problem. But you've confirmed it is not a multiple user problem but somewhat isolated to me. It works fine in Vista, but just can't get it in Win 7.

So, I'll try Microsoft and see if they have an answer.
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27 Jan 2009   #7
killercat

XP pro, Win7 Ultimate x86
 
 

On your screenshots it appears you are saving to the standard user directory.
Did you try saving to different folders as well?
Since I took ownership of users because of problems with other apps, some rights / privileges issue would be the only thing I can think of atm. And well, in that case I wouldn't get your error of course...
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28 Jan 2009   #8
gzt7d8

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by killercat View Post
On your screenshots it appears you are saving to the standard user directory.
Did you try saving to different folders as well?
Killercat, I tried saving it to the desktop and to the Public directory and still got the same message.

So do you think it has something to do with the Win 7 privileges?

Greg
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01 Feb 2009   #9
Saltgrass

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Do you have any other PDF printers in your system? Check the Start Menu - Devices and Printers.
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02 Feb 2009   #10
gzt7d8

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Saltgrass View Post
Do you have any other PDF printers in your system? Check the Start Menu - Devices and Printers.
The only printers shown in that option are Fax, HP PSC 1310 Series (my default printer) and MS XPS Document Writer.

Greg
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