Solving QuickBooks Printer problems is a complicated task. Different archaic computer programs further make solving the printer problems more difficult. Microsoft Windows is a complex product that has many complications to it built over the years. Thus, the amalgamation of QuickBooks Desktop with printers can be a complex task too.
You might face several scenarios where you see you can’t print anything from QuickBooks. There might be several factors that might have caused this issue, and you need to ensure that these are corrected
QuickBooks stores the printer related info in many files. Mostly QuickBooks printer problems occur with the ‘qbprint.qpb & wpr.ini’ files. Corrupted qbprint.qpb & wpr.ini files can create printing problems while if the files are damaged; you will have unfit or improperly scaled printouts. If there is a problem, then QuickBooks will positively reflect an error message.
Note: ‘qbprint.qpb’ is a binary file and not a text file that has general info about windows printers.
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If you have used QuickBooks backup process, the ‘qbprint.qbp & wpr.ini’ file is included in the back-up. If you restore files from the backup, you can resolve the ‘printer problems.’ This process is not the recommended option unless there are complicated printer setups for all the transaction forms.
Note: Ensure that you are restoring only the printer files, and not restoring an old QuickBooks Company file.
It is not that easy to restore the backups, and the process doesn’t put the printer files back to the correct location. The files get restored in a separate folder.
QuickBooks Print and PDF repair tool can help you to fix several problems such as problems related to PDF files etc. There are different versions of this tool, and you should always use the latest version.
‘Windows Admin permission’ is needed to run the QuickBooks PDF repair tool on your system. There is a series of steps to repair many of these issues.
If the none of the above two methods have worked, i.e., neither there was a restoring of the backup was feasible, nor you were able to run the ‘printer utility tool,’ then the last option is to ‘delete the damaged files & create new ones.’
To perform this Solution, you can follow the below steps:
The above process will make a new ‘ qbprint.qbp & wpr.ini ‘ file. The new file will be free from any corrupted data
Note: The above solution will make you reset your printer settings.
The above-given blog is quite comprehensive and elaborate on explaining how to solve QuickBooks Printer and PDF problems. Hopefully, all your related issues are solved, though, in case you want to know anything about any of the solutions above you can speak to a technical expert at QuickBooks Error tech support number 1-877-263-2742.
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