Fix QuickBooks Print & Preview Not Working Issue

Resolve QuickBooks printing and preview issues with our easy-to-follow guide. Troubleshoot common problems and get back to work quickly.

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Fix QuickBooks Print & Preview Not Working Issue

Facing QuickBooks Print & Preview Not Working issue and do not know how to get rid of it?  Do not worry; we have got the perfect solutions covered for you. This issue can appear in your QB Desktop when you try to print, preview or save any report, invoice, or PDF. The error mostly appears when the QB application can not connect with the Microsoft components like XPS Document Writer or MSXML that it requires to complete the task. Read the complete blog given here and get solutions to fix QuickBooks Print & Preview Not Working issue.


However, if you do not wish to resolve the QuickBooks print & preview not working error on your own, then call us at the TFN +1-(855)-955-1942 and get instant help from an expert.

What Errors Can You Face If QuickBooks Print & Preview Is Not Working?

You may face various errors in your QB application if your Print & Preview does not work. These issues include:

  • Having formatting issues while printing in QB.

  • Getting blank prints from the printer after giving the commands.

  •  QuickBooks is unable to locate the PDF Viewer error.

  • You won’t be able to print invoices, reports, and checks.

  • You are not able to preview any PDF or other documents in QuickBooks.

  • Your Printer is not activated or responding.

  • Your QuickBooks gets stuck after giving it a printing command from QB or while reconciling accounts.

How to Fix QuickBooks Print & Preview Not Working Issue?

QuickBooks Print & Print Repair Tool is an effective solution to fix various printing-related issues in QuickBooks.

Solution 1: Run the QB Print & Print Repair Tool 

This QuickBooks Print & Print Repair Tool is associated with the QuickBooks Tool Hub, and thus, you need to first download it.


Steps to download QB Tool Hub

  • Close QB first and then download the most recent version of Tool Hub on your system. 

  • Then, save the downloaded file on a location that is easily accessible, like the Desktop screen.

  • If you already have QB Tool Hub on your system, then check its version from the Home tab and update it if needed.

  • Then, open the file that you downloaded, i.e., QuickBooksToolHub.exe.

  • After this, go through the on-screen steps and agree to the terms and conditions to install it.

  • When everything is done, click twice on its icon from Windows Desktop and open the Tool Hub application.


Steps to Run QuickBooks PDF and Print Repair Tool

  • Go to Program Problems in Tool Hub.

  • And then, select QuickBooks PDF & Print Repair Tool.

  • Give it some time to run, and then try to Print, email, or save PDF from QB.


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Solution 2: Reset the Permissions for Temp Folder

Follow the below given three steps in order:


Step 1: Restart your system

First, restart the PC and then follow step 2.


Step 2: Reset permissions for your temp folder

  • Press the Windows+R keys and get the Run window on the screen.

  • Then type %TEMP% and hit Enter.

  • Next, click right on an empty area on the temp folder and choose Properties and then Security.

  • Make sure all the users and groups here have Full Control.

  • If not, then give them Full control and then check for Print & Preview not working issues.

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To Conclude!!

By far, the QB Print & Preview tool is the best way to resolve the QuickBooks Print & Preview Not Working error. However, in case the error still persists in your system, then we recommend you connect with our QB support experts at the TFN +1-(855)-955-1942.

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