Windows 10: when print, it tries to save PRN file instead of just printing

Discus and support when print, it tries to save PRN file instead of just printing in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Since the update yesterday when I print, it tried to save PRN file before printing. How do I stop that and just print?... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by MojehUnger, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. when print, it tries to save PRN file instead of just printing


    Since the update yesterday when I print, it tried to save PRN file before printing. How do I stop that and just print?

    :)
     
    MojehUnger, Oct 9, 2019
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  2. When I want to print an Email or any page it keeps saving to a prn file.

    Any Updates on how to get my Laptop to print on paper instead of saving to a ''PRN file?
     
    garethrobo79, Oct 9, 2019
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  3. My computer will only save as prn files instead of printing

    Hello,

    I have a Dell Desktop, i7 processor, 16 GB ram, running Windows 10. I have an HP Office Jet Pro 8610.

    I used to be able to print from my computer to my printer. Now my computer will only "save as a prn file."

    I can print from other devices such as iPhones and iPads to the 8610 with no issues. But I can't make the computer do anything besides save as a prn file.

    When the print screen comes up on the computer, I see where I have the option to save as a pdf, or choose a printer. I choose the printer so that is not the issue. But I can't figure out how to make this work. This configuration used to work fine, but
    it hasn't for a month or two. I have been using the work around of saving as a pdf, emailing to my phone, and printing from my phone but I would really just like the computer to be able to print to the printer as it is supposed to work. Thanks.

    John
     
    Synycyl 5150, Oct 9, 2019
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  4. when print, it tries to save PRN file instead of just printing

    Printing only saves to .PRN file after upgrading to Windows 10 version 1903

    Since upgrading to Windows 10 version 1903, whenever I attempt to print from any application, Windows offers to save the print to a .PRN file instead of sending it to a printer as usual.
    Saving to a .PRN file seems to be the only option available – there is no obvious setting that disables this behavior.
     
    Matt Hamer, Oct 9, 2019
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