Unable to print estimates from Quickbooks 2017

I am unable to print the estimates from quickbooks 2017 however if I print anything else outside of quickbooks it prints fine. I don’t see any particular error message. Can someone help?

Asked on June 19, 2018 in QuickBooks Desktop.
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There can be several reasons which do not allow to print transactions such as checks, estimates, invoices etc. from QuickBooks. You can try below solutions and one of them will hopefully help you resolve the problem:


Before proceeding, you must check the following:

  1. Correct Printer Selected:  that in the Printer Setup, the correct printer selected. Which you can check by going to File >> Printer Setup. Below image can help you navigate:

    RE: Unable to print estimates from QuickBooks 2017

  2. Update QuickBooks Release: QuickBooks release updates always help in avoiding problems which the application. You must update to the latest release by going to Help>>Check for Updates
  3. Printer Software & Connectivity: You need to ensure that the latest printer software is installed on the computer you are trying to print from and the computer is able to communicate with the printer


You would need to follow the below steps which can definitely help you resolve the issue:

Solution 1: You can try to run the QuickBooks Print and PDF Repair Tool however in many instances it might not be helpful if there are major issues

Solution 2: You would need to rename the QBPrint file located in the QuickBooks Application Directory.

Solution 3: Reinstall the printer software and drivers from the manufacturer’s website.


If the above solutions don’t help you or if you are facing difficulty while performing the troubleshooting then you might have to seek expert assistance

Answered on June 26, 2018.

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