Windows 10: Printer Issues and Saving to PDF

Discus and support Printer Issues and Saving to PDF in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Hello, I can't seem to add any printers, even ones I've recently been printing from successfully, as well being unable to Save as PDF from Excel.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by Luke Richardson, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. Printer Issues and Saving to PDF


    Hello,


    I can't seem to add any printers, even ones I've recently been printing from successfully, as well being unable to Save as PDF from Excel. I'm able to save as a PDF from Word without any issues as well as from Google Chrome browser. I can't print rom any source.


    When trying to Save As from Excel, I get the error message no printers are installed. When I try to add a printer I then get the error message "The Active Domain Directory Services is Currently Unavailable."

    I've tried all the steps in this troubleshooting link to fix the issue but with no success;

    https://windowsreport.com/active-directory-domain-services-currently-unavailable/


    I've had other messages saying the print spooler isn't running, even though I've restarted and tried all the steps in this link;

    http://faq.micro-pctech.com/2017/01/17/stop-start-restart-windows-print-spooler-service/


    I've also tried downloading the driver direct from the manufacturer, removed and readded the printer, reset my WiFi router, and ran the Printer Troubleshooter - which just says no printer is installed, when I do try and add it doesn't acknowledge it's there.



    I'm using a HP Pavilion Laptop 14-bk0xx, Windows 10, 64 bit, Intel Pentium CPU 4415U.



    Thanks

    :)
     
    Luke Richardson, Sep 4, 2018
    #1

  2. Print to PDF missing in Printer List

    Hi William,

    We suggest that you disable and re-enable the Print to PDF feature. Here are the steps:

    • Click on the Start menu and type in Windows Features.
    • Choose Turn Windows features on or off.
    • On the next window, find Microsoft Print to PDF and disable it. Click
      OK to save changes.
    • Restart your PC.
    • Repeat the same steps to re-enable Microsoft Print to PDF.
    If the issue persists, we suggest that you perform the troubleshooting steps suggested on the link below under
    Advanced:

    Fix printer problems

    Regards.
     
    Rolando Vil, Sep 6, 2018
    #2
  3. Print to PDF missing in Printer List

    Thanks for your help. I was browsing the web the other day and I found a page called FINAL DRAFT. They had a set of instructions for reinstalling the Microsoft Print to PDF utility that worked great for me. Problem solved.
     
    WilliamSturgis, Sep 6, 2018
    #3
  4. Printer Issues and Saving to PDF

    Printer Issues and Saving to PDF

    Hello,

    I can't seem to add any printers, even ones I've recently been printing from successfully, as well being unable to Save as PDF from Excel. I'm able to save as a PDF from Word without any issues as well as from Google Chrome browser. I can't print rom any
    source.

    When trying to Save As from Excel, I get the error message no printers are installed. When I try to add a printer I then get the error message "The Active Domain Directory Services is Currently Unavailable."

    I've tried all the steps in this troubleshooting link to fix the issue but with no success;

    Fix: Active Directory Domain Services Currently Unavailable in Windows 10, 8.1 or 7

    I've had other messages saying the print spooler isn't running, even though I've restarted and tried all the steps in this link;

    How to Stop, Start or Restart the Windows Print Spooler Service - Micro PC Tech

    I've also tried downloading the driver direct from the manufacturer, removed and readded the printer, reset my WiFi router, and ran the Printer Troubleshooter - which just says no printer is installed, when I do try and add it doesn't acknowledge it's there.

    I'm using a HP Pavilion Laptop 14-bk0xx, Windows 10, 64 bit, Intel Pentium CPU 4415U.

    Thanks
     
    Luke Richardson, Sep 6, 2018
    #4
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