Moved from Vista to Business Applications - Hamluis. Draft quality printing doesn't include borders. Last night in an attempt to work around this, I installed a new printer hoping they would be able to print to the new printer. It sits and rotates between the two for a full 60-90 seconds before the document finally opens. I've tried different drivers for the printer and the strange thing is when I go to word some of the printers are listed that I removed from the control panel, it seems to retain them, even after a reeboot and spooler restart. This opens the dialog box for the printer with the Excel print job in its queue.
If it does work, after you've tested to make sure you can again print from Excel, you can delete the generic printer created by these steps. Now after repairing see if you can print. The screwy thing about this is, it was the same driver that it had before. This is a very common problem so it's good to check this anytime you have a printer error of unable to print. Set your default printer For quicker printing, set a printer as the default printer. This message would take from 20 seconds to over a minute to go away, allowing me to continue using Excel.
Under Do you want to use this printer as the default printer, click Yes. Upon uninstalling the Trial version, and the Basic version, leaving just the one Professional version, Excel 'magically' decided to print just fine. This process is different slightly among Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. Or, again re Microsoft support forums, you may need to change the default printer, or update your print drivers. I found the error about the print spooler when I tried to delete my printer with plans to reinstall it to see if that would help and got the message that the printer could not be deleted because the spooler service was not running. Unfortunately, the same issue exists for the new printer as well. Simply add the Quick Print button to the Quick Access toolbar by clicking the Customize Quick Access Toolbar button and then clicking Quick Print on its drop-down menu.
The problem appears to be relating to some process trying to connect with the network printer against my will, when it doesn't appear to be necessary to carry out the standard Excel edits I'm making. Right-click your original printer, and then click Set as Default. Should show you the printer being used. I have no idea why. Here are the steps they list to fix it.
Tip: To search for all printers, leave the Name text box empty, and click Find Now. ? I would suggest to your questioner that they check there are no 'other' versions of Office installed, like a Trial version preinstalled on their machine, and only their own version, which they're planning on using is the only one installed. Hi Everyone, I have just been made aware of this problem from a user at the company where I work, all symptoms are the same and I was wondering if this issue is related to any of the Office 2010 recent Updates? Troubleshoot printer problems in Windows 7 You can use the Windows 7 Printer Troubleshooter to find problems with a specific printer, or with all printers. I think the conclusions are reversed. Would be interesting to hear if that gets them anywhere. It doesn't happen every single time I use Excel, but once it starts happening during a session, it will continue to show this message mostly every time I try to edit a cell's content or formatting. In the Manufacturers box, click Generic.
Sometimes it works, sometimes not. Tip: You can also use the keyboard shortcut, Ctrl + P. In this video we will see how to fix current printer is unavailable select another printer in excel. Here is a site with good instructions on how to find the registry key possibly causing problems in printing. More detailed information you can refer to this link: Please take your time to try the suggestions and let me know the results at your earliest convenience. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 on this site the. There is a drop down to list other printers - make sure that you are on the current printer.
There could be a great variety of things wrong with your computer. Scroll down to Print Spooler and right click it. Right click and choose for 'run as administrator'. . I've tried repairing it with no luck. Part of me says you might want to consider reinstalling Office, but that's really just grasping at straws.
I emailed the copy to excel 2007 on another printer and it prints fine. May have accidently set it to one cell or something. John, I just had a conversation with someone in our Printing group and he seems to think that the problem is related to Default Printer not being set. Note: If your Microsoft Office product was installed with Microsoft Office Click-to-Run, use Click-to-Run Product Updates instead of Microsoft Update. If you don't find your answer, head out to to ask your question. Would you like to answer one of these instead? From Computer Management, right click Computer in the start menu and select Manage.
This is a new computer, with a new installation of everything, so it's probably a set-up issue of some description. First of all, welcome to Super User! We always welcome contributions from our community members. Did you check the print area via page setup. My problem was getting the printer driver installed. I tried manually selecting the default printer, but it wouldn't change the setting. Anyway, the Outlook issue happened happened for certain users, who had recently had their printers changed so using newer drivers. Print to a virtual printer One test that I'm going to suggest you do, that I think will help identify where the problem lies at least, is to go out and get.