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Windows 7: Unable to print pdf files.

04 Dec 2014   #1

winodws 7
Unable to print pdf files.

I am using windows 7 and unable to print pdf files . I have re-installed adobe reader and also tried older version of adobe reader. I tried some other pdf reader like foxit reader but facing the same issue. I also re-installed printer software.
Please help!


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04 Dec 2014   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise 64bit Desktops; Windows 7 Professional 64Bit Laptops

Foxit Reader's PRINT feature will ask for the Default printer as does Adobe. NEVER set the program as the default printer. Use the setting for your printer (HP Epson,Etc) and that should work for you. PDF files are usually printed from a reader program or a word processor that supports PDF files.
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04 Dec 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Is this all .pdf files, or just a particular one? Creators of .pdf can enable a setting somewhere to disable the printing of it if they don't want hardcopies floating around, or are trying to make you buy it.
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04 Dec 2014   #4

winodws 7

Thanks for your reply. jc836 I already tried that in foxit reader but still facing the same issue. Arelem it is with all pdf files.
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04 Dec 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Can you copy/paste the pdf to something like Notepad of Wordpad and then print?
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04 Dec 2014   #6

7 x64 | 7 x64

Do you have a program such as Libre Office try printing from that. Look for a print as image option. Also try this; close all your apps, go into your printing preferences, look for an advanced tab, disable any advanced printing features or options.
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04 Dec 2014   #7
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8

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08 Dec 2014   #8

winodws 7

I have tried all these steps but nothing works.
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08 Dec 2014   #9

Windows 7 32 bit Pro

So what exactly happens whenever you try to print a pdf file? Are you getting some kind of error message or is the print job just going into the queue and nothing happens after that? Also, I'm assuming that you can successfully print from other applications such as Microsoft Word or Notepad?
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08 Dec 2014   #10

winodws 7

yes I can print from all other application when I try to print pdf its not even creating print job.
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