I have Quicken 2000 on a new computer with Vista Home Premium. I cannot print to my Canon MP160 printer, even though Quicken lets me select the printer, and I can print from other programs. Error message is "Could not open printer. Check your printer selection." Any helpful ideas? Do I have to go back to my Win98 computer for Quicken?
I just installed Quicken Basic 2007 on a new PC with Vista Ultimate. I had new Vista drivers downloaded from HP before installing my HP Photosmart printer. When I tried to print Tax Summaries, the printer started up, fed the paper, and stopped. The print queue showed the document as printed but nothing appeared on the paper.I called Tech Support and they told me to reinstall the print drivers. I refuse to do that since the printer works with all other applications installed on my PC.
I'm in the same boat as many others - my XP-based computer died, so I bought a new laptop with Vista. Quicken 2000 runs on it, but I cannot print - I get this message: "Intuit Printing Library. Could not open printer. Check your printer selection."The printer selection is correct_ I see it in the first print window that opens up in Quicken. And other programs print just fine.Has anyone been able to print from Vista?Do Quicken support folks read these forums and offer solutions?Thanks!
> I have Quicken 2007 on a PC with Vista Home Premium.> I did't upgrade to Vista, its a new PC. Quicken> n 2007 won't print to PDF, I get "error code 30"Take a look at https://quicken.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/quicken.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=3039----------------------------------------Quicken SteveSignature - Please remember that this is a User-to-User community forum. If you come in to get an answer, see if there are any that you can provide. The more people who do that, the more likely you will get your answer.To help others trying to answer your question, go to "User Preferences" at the top middle of any forum page and then go to "My Profile" and fill in those fields.Please post all questions in the forum. I do not provide answers via email or forum messages.
> I just installed Quicken Basic 2007 on a new PC with> Vista Ultimate. I had new Vista drivers downloaded> from HP before installing my HP Photosmart printer.> When I tried to print Tax Summaries, the printer> r started up, fed the paper, and stopped. The print> queue showed the document as printed but nothing> appeared on the paper.> > I called Tech Support and they told me to reinstall> the print drivers. I refuse to do that since the> printer works with all other applications installed> on my PC.If you don't want to reinstall drivers, take a look at the FAQ at https://quicken.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/quicken.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=4167 for other things to try.----------------------------------------Quicken SteveSignature - Please remember that this is a User-to-User community forum. If you come in to get an answer, see if there are any that you can provide. The more people who do that, the more likely you will get your answer.To help others trying to answer your question, go to "User Preferences" at the top middle of any forum page and then go to "My Profile" and fill in those fields.Please post all questions in the forum. I do not provide answers via email or forum messages.
> I'm in the same boat as many others - my XP-based> computer died, so I bought a new laptop with Vista.> Quicken 2000 runs on it, but I cannot print - I get> t this message: "Intuit Printing Library. Could not> open printer. Check your printer selection."> > The printer selection is correct_ I see it in the> first print window that opens up in Quicken. And> other programs print just fine.> > Has anyone been able to print from Vista?> > Do Quicken support folks read these forums and offer> solutions?> > Thanks!Take a look at https://quicken.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/quicken.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=4370 for important info about using Quicken 2000 on Vista.----------------------------------------Quicken SteveSignature - Please remember that this is a User-to-User community forum. If you come in to get an answer, see if there are any that you can provide. The more people who do that, the more likely you will get your answer.To help others trying to answer your question, go to "User Preferences" at the top middle of any forum page and then go to "My Profile" and fill in those fields.Please post all questions in the forum. I do not provide answers via email or forum messages.
I also have problems with printing. Installed Quicken 2007 Home and Business on 32 bit Vista and everything worked fine with printing. Installed 64 bit Vista on a separate newly formatted hard drive and then installed Quicken 2007 Home and Business. Printing to two separate printers (HP PSC 1210 and HP Photosmart 8150) does not work. Printing from other programs works like a charm. With check printing, the job goes into the printer queue and stays there with a "spooling" status. The only way to delete the job is to reboot. And yes, I have changed the spooling option in the printer options. For reports, the job immediately disappears from the print queue and does not print. (The HP Photosmart 8150 printer will grab the page and advance it to the top of the page and will not print.) The Quicken PDF writer will work with check printing but when you try to print a report, and select "save as", the file simply disappears. I have tried everything imaginable with technical support, including deleting wpr.dat file, emulating other printers, deleting all printers, reinstalling quicken (to both the default directory and C:), and creating a new test file. Any suggestions? I have to believe that other people are having this same issue.
I have a new HP Laptop with Vista Home Premium and a new Photosmart C6180 network printer. Both are attached to my wireless home network. I had the same problem trying to print Quicken Reports. It would start printing page and would eject page before it was fully printed. Printing a test page from the HP toolbox on the Vista PC also would not work. All other programs on Vista PC printed fine. Quicken reports also printed fine when using a WIN XP Pro SP2 Desktop PC on the same network. Therefore it is not a Quicken problem, but a problem with the HP printer drivers for Vista PC's. I contacted HP support via interactive chat and we were able to implement a work around by installing alternate print drivers which are available in Vista (nothing to download). The instructions can be found via this linkhttp://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/genericDocument?lc=en&cc=us&docname=c00808478&dlc=en&lang=en&printable=yes&encodeUrl=true&I had to install the drivers for the DeskJet 990c. My printer and PC's commumicate over a wireless network via a router, so I ignored the instructions about connecting the printer to the PC with a USB cable.After you follow step 1 and 2 to install the print drivers, do the following to associate the new printer icon on the PC with the wireless Photosmart Printer.Click Start/Printers/right click on new printer (Deskjet 990c for me) to open properties page/click on ports tab/scroll down the list of ports and select the port that matches the IP address of the Photosmart Printer/click apply. The printer needs to be attached to your wireless network and turned on when you do this step.Once this is done, select this printer when you print Quicken reports and they will print out fine. Select the Photosmart printer when printing from other programs.Hopefully HP will come out with driver updates in the near future to address this issue on Vista PC.Also, don't change the name of the alternate printer. I renamed mine to "Deskjet 990c - Use with Quicken". After I did that, Quicken kept producing error "Unable to verify active printer at the system level",aytime I tried to perform action requiring the printe.Hope all this help everyone with this problem.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have Quicken 2000 on a new computer with Vista Home Premium. ..."Will not print on vista yet all oother software prints ok.Message does not recognise printer
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I also have problems with printing. Installed Quicken 2007 Home and Business on..."I am helping my Dad with a new computer, updating from a Win98 machine using Quicken 2000. Some suggestions --- Rob: can you print from Quicken to a PDF file, and then print the PDF using Acrobat Reader?There are many free PDF writers_ my personal favorite is: PDFCreator, available at the SourceForge open-source site:http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/My parents will not be big on having to shell out cash for a new version of Quicken that will look and behave totally different -- it would be nice if the Acrobat intermediate step would work. Post back if anyone can try this and have it work.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have Quicken 2007 on a PC with Vista Home Premium. ..."That isn't right, I have the same problem, wont print PDF, and I get arror 30 if I go to the preferences of the driver. It says the pdf printer in not installed, I have also tried other free PDF programs and they don't work either. This is NOT because I am going to a spreedsheet or another program, this is a quicken problem, and I have tried it on my 2 different Vita machines, very troubling that I have to print invoices in Excel after I make them in quicken, almost a useless program to me with out this option to print PDF, and yes, Intuits customer service is pathetic
Just got a new laptop with Windows Vista. I installed Quicken 2001 Deluxe . I am running the laptop on a my home wireless router .I am able to print from all other programs including e-mail,notepad,word.etc.I even can printthe help files in quicken to either of my network printers (HP5440) and (HpLaserjet 4).I can't get quicken to print any report files at all. Error message comes up "Can't Find Printer "When I run setup printer in quicken ,both printers are listed but they refuse to print.Any Ideas ?
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: have an hp 6180 printer--quicken will not recognize the printer. i get an error..."i couln't print from quicken with windows vista on a new computer with a canon mp500 printer. i downloaded a freeware program-check print software-and practiced printing checks. then after reading quicken community problems etc. i opened quicken and why i don't know, clicked the print button on the quicken home page and it printed, then i tried a report and it printed, then a check and it printed. Is it possible that the check print software may have solved the print problem with canon and quicken?
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I am helping my Dad with a new computer, updating from a Win98..."Sorry, but my Quicken 2000 in Vista will not print to my laser printer, my ink jet printer OR MY PDF PRINTER EITHER. What a bummer!
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have Quicken 2000 on a new computer with Vista Home Premium. ..."I have the same printing problem with 2000 & Vista. Have you had any printing results?Thanks,Herb5
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: couln't print from quicken with windows vista on a new computer with a canon..."It's possible, yes. Virtually all printing issues are problems with the print drivers installed on the system. The program you installed likely either installed new drivers or changed the congifuration of existing drivers. Whatever was changed/installed resolved the Quicken printing issues.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I also have problems with printing. Installed Quicken 2007 Home and Business on..."You've just described my situation to the very last point. I am having the exact same issues.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I just installed Quicken Basic 2007 on a new PC with Vista Ultimate...."I have exactly the same problem. I have Windows Vista Premium. I installed Quicken Deluxe 2007. When I try to print to my HP Photosmart 7760, it advances the paper and stops. When I try to print to Paperport, it gives me a "Thumping" error.Both the HP Photosmart 7760 and Paperport 11 printers work with ALL of my other programs.I unintstalled Quicken.I uninstalled the printers.I reinstalled Quicken.I reinstalled the printers for HP Photosmart 7760 and Paperport 11.This took me all morning and cost me $10 because it caused a problem in Paperport.The result: Exactly the same errors! Quicken will not print to either printer. The errors are exactly the same.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: couln't print from quicken with windows vista on a new computer with a canon..."What free shareware program did you download to fix the problem ans I can't print checks?
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I'm in the same boat as many others - my XP-based ..."I am getting the same error message on my 2001 edition of Quicken, when trying to print on a new Vista computer. I thought about upgrading, but am very used to old Quicken version and the program works great, just can't print. Why do upgrades cost the same for old users as well as new users? That's not an upgrade. It's buying a whole new program!!
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: Just got a new laptop with Windows Vista. I installed Quicken 2001 Deluxe . I..."Your problem is not unique. Quicken doesn't like a Vista network/wireless print setup. I have the same problem. Tech support sent me a download that's supposed to fix it. I'll try it tomorrow and report back. I'm always wary of this type fix because it depends on the quality of the tech. I followed Email instructions for my HP notebook until the printer would not even make a sound. So I asked for instructions to put my notebook back to the point where they started to "help" me. I was then able to fix the problem myself. Just lucky I guess.
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: Your problem is not unique. Quicken doesn't like a Vista network/wireless print setup. I have the..."The download was just knowledge base items having nothing to do with the problem. Some support!
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: have an hp 6180 printer--quicken will not recognize the printer. i get an error..."I have windows vista ultimate 64 bit system on desktop. Quicken 2002 deluxe works beautifully on laptop (XP Home) with HP C7100 series (new printer). but not with the vista ultimate 64 bit system. The printer jams everytime I try to print a report. Sooo I purchased Quicken Deluxe 2008, installed it on vista system with an update. Guess what, printer is recognized but jams every time i try to print out a report. Same thing with quicken 2002 deluxe. What is up with quicken? Guess I'll return the 2008 for my money back and continue to use the 2002 on laptop until quicken irons out the wrinkles in making quicken work in vista.
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: Your problem is not unique. Quicken doesn't like a Vista network/wireless print setup. I have the..."I got my support. "I am sorry to inform you that we do not support printing with Network printers. It may or may not work".From the rest of the English in the Email ,it sounds like it's coming from Bangalore,India.So after 18 years with Quicken, I'll probaly think hard about sending Premier 2008 back and trying Money. What can these people be thinking?
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: It's possible, yes. Virtually all printing issues are problems with the print drivers installed..."It's not a driver problem. In my case every program on my Vista system works EXCEPT Quicken over my home network. Quick finds the printer but freezes.
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: I got my support. "I am sorry to inform you that we do not support printing..."I am having the same problem I may have a work around I printed to a pdf and then printed the report. It worked, I have not tried checks yet. what a pain! I use scansoft pdf create 4 you can download it from them for about $49 bucks I had create3 but that would not work with vista. I have had to replace and update so much software because of vista. I think Bill should send me a rebate. anyways try printing to a PDF and then to the printer it worked for my reports. I let me know how it worked
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: I am having the same problem I may have a work around I printed..."I had just signed on to say that I had just done the same thing: export to PDF and you beat me. it works but my answer from Q support is unacceptable and I will battle on. I have another way also. I use Pixelmetrics screen capture program. It's great and scrolls besides it automatically scrolls if you wish. It can capture audio and video also. Best $20 I've spent in a long time. I capture all those error messages that support asks for. It was the first application that I loaded on my new Vista notebook.
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: I got my support. "I am sorry to inform you that we do not support printing..."switch to "Money" I have tried it and had no problem printing anything in Money. Why stay with a program that gives you problems and we know, Vista most likely is here to stay for a while.
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: switch to "Money" I have tried it and had no problem printing anything in Money. ..."Do you currently use Money and what version?Is it as complete as Quicken and as easy to use?
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I have windows vista ultimate 64 bit system on desktop. Quicken 2002..."I also have windows vista ultimate X64 and 2006 quicken keeps giving the cannot locate pdf driver and to run the restorePdfDriver.bat file which I have done several times appearing to have run successfully still the same error message appears.I have seen where a fix was accomplished for the X64 bit OSs but can't prove it by me. I just see in in the text not practicle application.anyone have a fix on this yet? I am in the middle of Taxes and would like to file on time.Tim
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I also have windows vista ultimate X64 and 2006 quicken keeps giving the cannot..."I down loaded a program "Scan Soft PDF Create 4" $49 bucks. I was able to print to Scan Soft and then print to my printer. try that, can't guarantee anything, these computers are very fickle. It worked for me. The odd thing though is now I am using Quicken PDF printer. I do not get it. but the Scan Soft did work. you have to make sure that the PDF printer is set up in Quicken as the default. printer. Good luck I'm finish up my taxes too! Dan
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I just installed Quicken Basic 2007 on a new PC with Vista Ultimate...."I am having the exact same problem. Who knew that buying a new computer and new version of Quicken would result in NOT being able to print anthing from Q? This is a complete disaster. They have GOT TO figure it out and send us patches. My reports look wonky, too, on Q 2008.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I also have windows vista ultimate X64 and 2006 quicken keeps giving the cannot..."After spending a solid 36 hours trying to work out this problem with Quicken Support and reading through hundreds of rants and raves, and experimenting with numerous settings, I have given up on trying to print from Quicken 08 on my new computer with Vista OS. Yes, I could have done it by saving every check and report as a PDF first, but that is too cumbersome and time consuming. I have instead gone back to Quicken 2001 on my old computer with Windows XP where it will stay and print just fine. Will Quicken give me my $39.99 back? We'll see.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I down loaded a program "Scan Soft PDF Create 4" $49 bucks. I..."When I try to print reports to my ScanSoft PDF printer as suggested, my computer locks up. I've tried several times. Any ideas?By the way, the Quicken PDF printer worked at one point but no longer does. I am using Q 2008 and have only had it 1 month. I bought the new version to resolve the same issue with Q 2006.Literally everything else works great on my Vista 64 system but printing to a PDF in Quicken.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: That isn't right, I have the same problem, wont print PDF, and I..."You are absolutely right. Intuit could care less. They told me to go to Microsoft because it was a windows problem. MS told me to go to HP who installed Vista on my new computer. They wanted to charge me. Finally went to a friend who is Microsoft Certified and he deleted Quicken. Didn't know why it didn't print, but did tell me that Quicken updates were corrupting a DLL file in Vista. My choices? Delete Quicken from my Vista, which was done,but I had to format my hard drive, and load it on my XP, OR switch to MS Money. I very leary about buying Quicken 2008 and/or Turbo Tax.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: couln't print from quicken with windows vista on a new computer with a canon..."I just downloaded a free Check Print software and it didn't help. When I go to print, it seems to locate my printer, spools the data, begins to feed the sheet of paper, and then just freezes.I was really hoping this download whould have helped.It sounds to me like everyone has a new computer with Vista, and quite a few with HP printers. What about the computers. Mine is an HP. What about everyone else.Maybe if it's not a Quicken problem, maybe we all have something else in common.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I just downloaded a free Check Print software and it didn't help. When..."I just downloaded a free Check Print softwareWhat exactly is Check Print software?_ If it supposedly prints the ENTIRE check, including the MICR coding, it won't work.Only preprinted Quicken compatible checks will print in Quicken, provided you can get your version of Quicken to print.
I just downloaded a free Check Print softwareWhat exactly is Check Print software?_ If it supposedly prints the ENTIRE check, including the MICR coding, it won't work.Only preprinted Quicken compatible checks will print in Quicken, provided you can get your version of Quicken to print.PS I Googled Check Print._ It is free software that supposedly will print the entire check and is supposedly compatible with Quicken.However, the version of Check Print is Check Print 2000._ I would say this would negate almost any possibility of it working with any recent version of Quicken.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I just installed Quicken Basic 2007 on a new PC with Vista Ultimate...."Hi, I was a beta tester for Quicken 2008. I reported this printing problem in July 2007. I was on the telephone to them for 1 hour. Later, Intuit sent me an e-mail stating that this is a known error in Quicken with the Vista print drivers. Then, a few months later Quicken 2008 was released with this known printing problem (not fixed in final release). Go figure. So, the "bug" was reported to them in July 2007, they acknowledged there was a problem (I still have the e-mails), and then released the final software with the problem still in the software. I'm running Vista 64-bit operating system. I was told the problem is with their 3rd-party print drivers in Quicken. I guess they're waiting for this 3rd party to fix it.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: Hi, I was a beta tester for Quicken 2008. I reported...""I was told the problem is with their 3rd-party print drivers in Quicken."What the heck_would_"<STRONG>their </STRONG>3rd-party print drivers" be?__All printer drivers are non-Quicken_software written by non-application software_manufacturers_(the "driver" that matters is the responsibilty of the_printer manufacturer_ the only other option is a generic_driver written by the operating system manufacturer).__Why do you assume that Intuit_would/could be responsible for printer drivers?Talk to your printer manufacturer.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: You are absolutely right. Intuit could care less. They told me..."I have Quicken Premier 2008. I do double entry.............once on my Vista system with 2008 and also on my XP with Q98. I'll stop the duplicate entry when I have to leave home on Nov.5with the Vista notebook. I can manage with my Screenprint program if I have to. I may try to install Q98 on the Vista just to see what happens.I will have a letter to Intuit management in the mail by Monday. I may hand deliver it to them since they're only 6 miles away.When I dealt with them in the mid 90s they did care.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: "I was told the problem is with their 3rd-party print drivers in Quicken."..."Wherever the problem lies, we should go to Quicken who should get it resolved before their product gets slammed any more (assuming it's not their fault). If I were Intuit i would get this problem fixed ASAP. How can users have the resources to go to the printer manufacturer, the driver programmer or Microsoft, let alone the time?If you have a car problem under warranty, except for tires, the car company doesn't send you to it's parts suppliers.So no, I do not agree with your approach.Maybe you can tell me why Quicken is my only application that won't print.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: "I was told the problem is with their 3rd-party print drivers in Quicken."..."It's not the "print drivers", like HP print drivers. It's the printing code within Quicken. The sub-routines were written by a 3rd party.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: Wherever the problem lies, we should go to Quicken who should get...""Wherever the problem lies, we should go to Quicken ..."Proof that you do not know what you are talking about._ Proof that no one should listen to you."Maybe you can tell me why Quicken is my only application that won't print."Maybe you can tell me what knowledge you have that would suggest that if only one application has a printing problem ... that it <STRONG>must</STRONG> be the fault of that application._ When diagnosing a problem, it <STRONG>is</STRONG> important to know whether other applications experience the same problem ... but is abolutely NOT conclusive.I will give you an absolute guarantee that your assumption is incorrect - your assumption being that since you have only found one application that has a printing problem, that the one application is at fault - that assumption is absolutely false.As with all other_problems, it is your obligation to prove the source of the problem.__I already know of situations where at least one, or even more than one, application_fails to print as designed -_while other applications print_just as expected ..._when the problem is not with the application but with the printer driver ... and Quicken is just one of those applications.I am not suggesting that Quicken could not possibly be at fault: I am stating that your pretension_is_false, because you have not only provided no proof, you have not provided a legitmate theory.Until you provide more evidence, you have no legitimate claim._ If your problem is caused by Quicken, it will be proven by others, more interested in the truth than you_ and fixed by Intuit, if/when it is economically feasible to do so.
After 4+ hours with India, and then being absolutely assured the upgrade to 2008 deluxe would work w vista ultimate, my first attempt does the same thing. Reconizes the printer, sets the paper, and does nothing. The print que shows the job is done. Please someone let me know if this is even worth messing with anymore. This is among the worst customer service experiences of all time. Can the patch be that hard for them to figure out?
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: After 4+ hours with India, and then being absolutely assured the upgrade to 2008..."I have the problem too, that Quicken causes my printer to feed the paper, and then nothing. Quicken has no solution that I have heard of even though they won't actually the you that. I got around this by printing to a .pdf file and then printing the .pdf file to my hp printer.I am using Quicken 2007 with Windows Vista Premium.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: After 4+ hours with India, and then being absolutely assured the upgrade to 2008..."I spent 36 hours solid on this problem. Couldn't make it work. My IT people say that it's probably all the new security bells and whistles within Vista, but they are not positive. A patch would seem obvious, but if Vista doesn't want hackers, then they can't allow so much freedom with Quicken I suppose.You can use the PDF option for printing if you don't mind the extra steps. I didn't like it, so I transferred all my 13 years of business accounting from Quicken 2001 onto my personal computer which is still running XP, and am hoping for a refund on Q2008. I could not figure out anything else to do other than switch to Microsoft Money which I am not fond of after 13 years of Quicken.Good luck!
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: After 4+ hours with India, and then being absolutely assured the upgrade to 2008..."Question? Do you have an HP computer or laptop AND an HP printer?Are we all going around in circles because of HP or Quicken?
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I have the problem too, that Quicken causes my printer to feed the paper,..."This is a known "bug" in Quicken 2008. Started in version 2007. Intuit has not had a chance to fix it yet. I brought this to Intuit's attention, and they confirmed the problem in various e-mails and telephone calls to me (and testing it on my computer). If you are running Vista 64-bit version, you will have printing problems with Quicken 2008. There is nothing you can do except to "work around" the problem by emulating another generic printer which won't give your proper fonts or spacing. One of these days Intuit will fix the problem.Computer: Voodoo Omen, 4gbOperating System: Vista 64-bitPrinter: HPL7780
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: After 4+ hours with India, and then being absolutely assured the upgrade to 2008..."I finally got creative and it works now. instead of running the restore.bat file, I looked around in the very same folder and found an .exe file that installs the printer so what the heck I ran it as well. Low and behold it started printing. There must have been some corrupt files or something because it was already listed previously and selected as the default for quicken. The only thing I ran was the .exe file and it installed the printer again. Let me know if this works for anyone else and I/we should pass it on for all to try.It may not be necessary for anyone to uninstall and reinstall the program like suggested and I did. I would like for someone to run the .exe program with out reinstalling to see if it works too. If you need the exact name of the file I will post it again as a follow up to my original post. Tim
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I have windows vista ultimate 64 bit system on desktop. Quicken 2002..."I finally got it working. I got creative/frustrated and noticed that located only 3 files away from the restorePDFdriver.bat file was and Install.exe file in the same PDFDriver folder so I ran it. Low and behold it installed my printer although it was previously installed and tagged as default. The install.exe file worked my printer is running reports just fine now!!! I am going to post it to all in this gatagory or start a new one claiming the fix but would prefer to have several others try it first before I can feel confident that it really is a fix.Going to attach the file below too. Remember that I am running Quicken 2006Tim (wpcowboy)
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: have an hp 6180 printer--quicken will not recognize the printer. i get an error..."I found a cure (at least for ver. 2006) and my hp932c runninging windows vista ultimate 64bit)Three files away from the restorePdfDriver.bat file is an install.exe file that I decided to run and my printer reinstalled and started working. It may have been the combination of the 2 running the drivers first then the install.exe. Guess it could have been a fluke as well but I am up and running. I wonder if everyone is just installing their printers from the OS and not from the quicken program. It is an easy assumption to think installing the printer the typical way is what the instructions meant when they said to make sure the printer is insalled.I located both files at: C://Quicken/PdfDrivers/restorePdfDriver.bat and C://Quicken/PdfDrivers/install.exeHope this helps everyone.Tim
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I finally got creative and it works now. instead of running the restore.bat..."Which exe file did you run?Mine won't remember how to print to the Quicken pdf printer. If I uninstall and delete all folders, then reinstall, the Quicken pdf printer works. Once I close Quicken, no more.
I still have XP and an HP Photosmart C7280 All In One printer. I recently upgraded to Quicken Home & Business and my now my printer will only print 'Help' files in Quicken. It will NOT print reports or registers any longer. I wonder if the problem is with Quicken Home & Business and not the operating systems at all.Very frustrating!!
Quote:" Printing problems with Windows XP also: I still have XP and an HP Photosmart C7280 All In One printer. ..."I have an HP C7180 printer, it supports wireless networking.I could not print with Quicken 2007 and Vista, so I went back to running Quciken on XP.I just bought Quicken 2008 - I thought that the problem would be fixed - it was not.I am now running Quicken 2008 on XP and it prints to the C7180 printer o.k.I think that the problem is with Quicken.On Vista I can print reports, I can print to PDF files, I just can not print checks.
Quote:" Printing problems with Windows XP also: I have an HP C7180 printer, it supports wireless networking. I could not print..."I am now running Quicken 2008 on XP and it prints to the C7180 printer o.k. I think that the problem is with Quicken. Why would you jump to that conclusion?_ Maybe it is a Microsoft Vista problem?_ Especially since Quicken 2008 prints fine with Windows XP.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: This is a known "bug" in Quicken 2008. Started in version 2007. ..."No it will not work with Vista64 but they are still telling people that the problem was resolved in V 2008. I had the problem with 2007 and was told that the problem was fixed with 2008. Why should they fix it if they can go ahead and misinform and sell. They should at least tell the Indians that there is a problem that can't be resolved or poor fools will be told to re-install and after about 2 hours they will report the problem to the proper people.Bull ----
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: No it will not work with Vista64 but they are still telling people that..."I sent a letter last week to Stephen Bennett(CEO of Intuit) about this problem and included the Email correspondence from their support that states Quicken doesn't work with networked printers!!Maybe I'll get answer but I'm not counting on it.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Question? Do you have an HP computer or laptop AND an HP printer?..."This is definitely a QUICKEN problem. A tech from India who spent almost 2 hours with me last week confirmed it.I still have Windows XP and have the same problems as the people with Vista.The REALLY strange thing happened when I turned my computer on this morning and found my new HP C7280 printer was listed again with"(Copy 1)" after the name. When I tried to print a QUICKEN report, it printed fine!! I don't know why it is printing but I am just enjoying being able to print again.GOOD LUCK!
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I sent a letter last week to Stephen Bennett(CEO of Intuit) about this problem..."I have tried it with USB and Network and it does exactly the same thing no matter how it is installed. I have XpSp2 on the same computer and can boot int Xp and it prints fine as it does with all other applications. What pees me off is the fact that I waited for 2008 to come out as that was the only application that I use that there was a question about. Would be no problem if they weren't telling everyone that it will work when they know that it won't. The problem that I have and probably hundreds more is that when you try to print, the printer will go through the motions up to the point of printing and will show it is printing however you can open active printers or printer folder and the job won't be there. It is sending 0 pages to the printer. A spooling problem that should be easy for them to fix but like I said why should they.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I sent a letter last week to Stephen Bennett(CEO of Intuit) about this problem..."I did not know I was buying a Beta version. Well, it certainly performs like a Beta version. I looked at my CD and it says Windows 2000/2003/XP/VistaI have used Quicken since the days of DOS. I feel like the integrity of that company does NOT exist anymore. I hope the letter to the CEO can put the proper pressure to fix this problem.I looked through all of my communications that told me how great 2008 Quicken would be. That I should gain the advantage of getting this superior product. I could NOT find any mention that it would not print my reports. Now,I have had to spends hours finding they knew this months before the rollout and did NOT DISCLOSE these problems.I cannot print to the PDF Quicken. Also I have the same problem as user fool1937,when I print to a network printer that has been working with every other program, the printer will go through the motions up to the point of printing and will show it is printing however you can open active printers or printer folder and the job won't be there. It is sending 0 pages to the printer.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I did not know I was buying a Beta version. Well, it certainly performs..."If I get an answer from Intuit, I'll be one surprised Quicken user (since DOS Ver 3,1989).You've described my problem.You should have an option to print to Adobe PDF if you have 2008 Premier.It's on the list of print options when you click PRINT. Look for it. I was one of the dummies who ordered the advanced online copy. A week later. I could have bought it locally for a $20 discount!
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Question? Do you have an HP computer or laptop AND an HP printer?..."I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop and HP C8280 All-In-One printer. I talked to tech in India who had me try many things to no avail and said he would get back with me but never did. HOWEVER, a few days later I discovered an additional printer listed in my Printer File that said "HP 7200 (Copy 1)" listed after the regular "HP 7200" listing. After highlighting the new one, the printer works perfectly in Quicken. Go figure!Perhaps they added an update to my Automatic Update schedule for Quicken but did not tell me. WHO KNOWS? I am just thankful it is finally working properly.Cheryl
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop and HP C8280 All-In-One printer. ..."Do you use it networked or wireless or direct via a USB cable?I'll have a 7280 this coming week. Maybe I'll get lucky too.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: It's possible, yes. Virtually all printing issues are problems with the print drivers installed..."I have been a Quicken user since PC-DOS days, but is now on the verge of switching to MS Money if the printing problem is not resolved soon.With Windows XP and Quicken Basic 2006, no problemWith Windows Vista (Home), cannot print check or register report whether using Quicken Basic 2006, or the newly bought Quicken Premium 2008. Computer Dell Inspiron using Athlon 64 Duo Core at 2.6G_ RAM 3GPrinter HP Photosmart 8150I don't think it is a driver problem,because my printer prints from ALL other programs including photos and web pages and MS Office files.Try to find wpr.dat file to change to wpr.old or wpr.datold, as suggested. But where is it? Cannot find it using the "Search" function in Vista.I have tried all suggestions from forum and Intuit tech support web pages_ had spent hours with Intuit tech support personnel. Absolutely no use. I have to use my old notebook with Windows XP and Quicken 2006 to print the check. Please help before I leave Quicken for Money_ hate to break a 20 year relationship.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Do you use it networked or wireless or direct via a USB cable? I'll..."I have a USB cable connection. It has been running perfectly since the mysterious appearance of the "new" printer listing with the "(Copy 2)" addendum.Good luck with your new C7280. It is a fantastic printer for the money, especially the auto 2-sided printing feature.Cheryl
Have new PC- Dell Inspiron 1720. Came with Vista Home Premier. Bought new Printer to ensure print capability with Vista - HP C7280 All-in-one. Loaded all my XP programs just fine , including Quicken Premier. All programs print fine EXCEPT Quicken Premier 2007. Can't print Checks or reports. Quicken appears to be the problem based on everything else printing. If I copy print ready checks to Iomega drive and then to an XP machine the to same printer they print fine. Another indicator that Quicken is the problem. Been using Quicken well over 10 years. Can't keep doing this. From all other complaints Quicken doesn't seem to be doing much about it. If Intuit is then let us know. Otherwise may have to find a new financial progran.
This is what I did to get quicken 2008 to print register, forms etc. Didn't try Checks as I don't use that function. I have a HP Officejet 7310 all in one. I presently have it home networked but it also worked with USB Cable. I tried Emulating several different printers and got mixed results. I ended up adding Hpdeskjet 990c and re-booted and the printer works ok for the applications that I use it for. Do not set the added printer to default printer. When print is selected just point to the 990c or whatever printer that you find that will work. This may save someone with the 7310 all in one some time. Thanks: Bob
I received the same also probably thru a representative from Bangladesh or India (!!). From my experience, this is simply NOT TRUE. IN WIN XP, QUICKEN DOES PRINT FROM NETWORK PRINTERS. I have Windows XP and 2 printers:- A Samsung printer connected thru the parallel port of my router:so it is a networked printer.- An HP C7100 Network Color Printer Both work very well with Quicken 2002 and with Quicken 2008.(I know nothing about the situation in Vista though!).To all whose with printing problems in Quicken, may I suggest to try this simple solution (found here on the Forum) that worked for me:? Please close Quicken program.? Click on Start menu > My Computer (from the Windows taskbar). ? Go to the folder located at Local disk C:Documents and Settings>>Username>>Application Data>>Intuit>>Quicken>>Config ? Please make sure - click on Tools >> Folder Options >> select View >> click on Show all hidden files and folders and uncheck ?Hide extensions for known file types?. ? Now Right click the wpr.dat file and select Rename.? Enter wpr.old for the new file name and press Enter. ? Open Quicken and print.Note: The wpr.dat file contains your printer setup information for Quicken. Renaming this file will erase your printer settings. If you have customized fonts or other printing options you will need to configure Quicken again.
Thanks for the workaround but, we Q2008 using Vista have the no-print problem (my XP computer has no problem). Why Intuit doesn't yet have a resolution is a mystery to me. They have thousands of users that are unhappy. Very poor marketing.But then I never did get a response from the Intuit CEO or any of his staff.He's leaving soon with a $6.2 million parachute presumably for thr great job he's done (for himself).
Well my Vista notebook (wireless) w/premier 2008 could pick the port and start the printing whereupon the paper would move but the process would stop dead and I had to remove the sheet.With my new 7280 it has improved....... the paper moves into the printer to start printing but jams and I have to try and retreive it w/o leaving some behind to further jam it. Progress of a sort.Will they ever fix it?
In my version of Q I can only print when I am logged in as administrator. I have a stand alone computer loaded with Vista Ultimate 64 bit.I run my daily tasks as a standard user. Even though I run Quicken as an administrator in WinXP compatibility mode, still it will not print when I am logged in as standard user. I have to log on to admin account and it works perfectly. This is somewhat inconvenient, but it works for me!
I found a solution that worked for my 7310 in another posting. Search for the WPR dat file (it is in a hidden directory). Rename it WPR.old and restart Quicken.I am using XP and couldn't print checks. This solved the problem so far.
I'm having the same problem too. I just purchased a new hp with windows vista and have an hp c7280 all-in-one printer_ now i cant print checks or anything from quicken 2008 deluxe. if this keeps up, i'll have to consider switching to ms money, even tho' i've been using quicken since it first came out. i have to be able to print my checks.
I don't have a problem printing anything until I get to my quicken program. I get the following message problems communicating to printer, the specified resource name cannot be found in the image file. I have a dell all in one 926. I have un-installed both the printer and quicken, nothing helps. I have used quicken for years with no problems until now. Is their a solution?
Bought a new Dell and a new office, hooked it up to the Canon Image 861 and will not print a check. I take it from the list of complaints that it isn't going to print. Is there anyone out there that has purchased the 2008? Does it print? My copier is not connected to anyone else's pc, only mine. thanks
Setup is HP Pavilion 9XXX, HP Deskjet 72XX, wireless network printing, Microsoft Vista, Quicken Deluxe 2008. All new set up. Only print about 2 checks a month. My options were to either figure this out or hand write my checks. I ended up originally printing to a PDF file just to get the checks written. Then I preceded the evening figuring this out. Following what SRAAB2453 wrote on 3/23/07 in this thread fixed my problem. Printed checks within minutes of following his instructions. The drivers I installed and work was for the Deskjet 450. This driver worked to get Quicken to print usig my Deskjet 7280. Until there is a fix, this worked for me. By the way, the 7280 prints with everything else. I wasn't about to begin deleting and reinstalling software.Good luck!
Am not a techie - but in a typical Vista config you would go to:Desktop - [your personal folder] - AppData - Roaming - Intuit - Quicken - Config - WPR.DATGood luck - and I am hoping that some plaintiff's lawyer is going to sue Intuit into submission on this maddening defect....
I'm using WinXP Pro and I can't print anything. It finds my printer on NE0? I'm on USB? If I try to go to the Printer properties under Q it says it can't and I should re-install the printer?I did have 2007 installed and it worked fine?Confused...
Can't find the letter from the person that helped me so will tell you what worked for me. I think the solution is different for every combination of setups that could exist. I have a wireless setup with an HP 6180 and Toshiba Satellite lap top with Vista Home Premium. Couldn't print a thing from Quicken Premier 2008(all other programs printed fine.) I installed the drivers for the DeskJet 990c. Now everything works. I am able to print checks and got them alligned properly along with reports. So I hope this will help some others with this problem. All of my other programs are also printing fine from this driver.I had been working on this for a week. 3 1/2 hours on the phone with Quicken (India), then called Toshiba and was about to call HP when I found the letter suggesting this fix on this site.Hope this helps some of you.etathome
Wherever the problem lies, we should go to Quicken ..." Maybe you can tell me why suggest that if only one application has a printing problem ... that it must be the fault of that application. When diagnosing a problem, it is important to know whether other applications experience the same problem ... but is abolutely NOT conclusive. It really doesn't matter whether other applications have or don't have this issue. As with all other problems, it is your obligation to prove the source of the problem. I already know of situations where at least one, or even more than one, application fails to print as designed - while other applications print just as expected ... when the problem is not with the application but with the printer driver ... and Quicken is just one of those applications. If said printer does not work with quicken it is the responsibility of the software manufacturer to determine if this is an actual issue, whether by stepping through the issues or using the actual device. This is also a brand new OS which uses many different models which microsoft has not used in production before so there can be a many different issues. It may be the users settings, drivers, services, background applications, software, etc.... And yes it is quite possible that Quicken is using directives that are not compatible with the printer.
Whether it is thousands or hundreds or tens of unhappy customers does not diminish the fact that Intuit is ignoring its loyal customers. It should have its software engineers work out a solution quickly and send it to all registered customers. Why wait until we all leave for Microsoft Money?
Here try this I just did it and I can now print checks and invoices and register. Man I tried everything before this to get my HP Laserjet 1000 to work with Vista, but finally there really is a simple way to get this runing. Method for getting HP Laserjet 1000 to work under VISTA OS 1) Download and extract the latest HP Laserjet 1000 XP drivers (dated 2005) ( automatically extracted to c:lj1000hb ) 2) Then go to... Start /Control Panel /printers .... then Add a Printer 3) A new window comes up ...Next select.... Add a local Printer 4) then check "Use an existing port" and on the right there is an option to choose a port. choose "USB001 (Virtual printer port for USB)" 5) on next window choose HP laserjet 1000 (if in list) or choose disk if not and browse to the files (only browse if the HP lj 1000 is NOT in the list.) and follow the rest it really works.
I'm just_another Quicken_"user".It is not the users responsiblity to determine the exact cause. A tech support tier has the responsibility of doing the actual diagnosis."I didn't say it was the users [sic] responsibility to determine the exact cause._ But if a user states that they know the cause, they'd better be able to provide evidence.
Here's what I did. I bought a new hp laser printer and it worked great on everything but quicken. I have windows vista and quicken 2007. what I did was. 1.I didn't uninstall anything not the printer or quicken.2. Then go to... Start /Control Panel /printers .... then Add a Printer3) A new window comes up ...Next select.... Add a local Printer4) then check "Use an existing port" and on the right there is an option to choose a port.choose "USB001 (Virtual printer port for USB)"5) on next window choose your manufacture of your printer and than on the right choose the model printer.6.than if it asks you choose the file and then all you have to do is follow the instructions from windows vista and when it was all done. I can print every and anything on my computer.
I have followed these post with great interest since I have been a Quicken user for many years and have just assembled a PC on which I plan to run a 64-bit operating system. I recently installed Windows VISTA Home Premium 64-bit on an INTEL D975XBX2 motherboard and then installed Quicken Premier 2008 (Release 6). So far, I have had not printing problems using an EPSON CX3810 multi-function Inkjet with the most recent Windows VISTA 64-bit drivers from EPSON. I don't print checks, but I do print reports. I hope this is of some help.
I use an HP pavilion with Vista Ultimate, an HP 6180 wireless printer. I have no problems with other software and had no problems until I upgraded computer and Quicken. This problem has been going on now for a long time and it is reprehensible that Intuit have not solved it. I use Q for business and we are now in the tax season and I require reports for tax preparation. For whatit is worth, Intuit's Turbotax seems to work without a problem. Well so far anyhow.To work around the reort problem I export to an EXCEL file, format it and then print. It is tedious but it does work.Since we are just the beginning of the Tax year it will behoove me buy Microsoft MONEY and start over. Not a happy solution as I have been a Q user for mmany years.A sad set up altogether.
I have an on site IT company and one of my customers was told by your staff to buy Quicken 2008 to resolve a 'will not print" issue. They bought Q2008 as instructed and the problem remains. All contacts with Intuit support have provided zero help. They have used my company to confirm that they have done everything correctly. To whom should I direct the information to for resolution? FYI - I am an Intuit products user since Q version 2, Quicken & QuickBooks instructor.
I read all of the "fixes", tried them all, spent hours online with India. In the end, he just disconnected from the chat without so much as saying "sorry".So here is my fix. I have a dual boot machine. I went back to XP and installed Quicken Home and Office and was able to print just fine (just in time to go see the tax lady). I have saved the files to a seperate drive from both the XP and Vista version so that I can work in Vista and go over to XP when I need to print - which, by the way, is on a network printer.These guys need to get their act together.
Because support was dropped for my previous version of Quicken, I upgraded to Quicken 2008 Home and Business and now cannot print. I have Windows XP Pro, so it would seem the problem is with Quicken not Windows Vista or XP. Has anyone found a reliable solution yet? I have a PDF driver so I output to that and then print the PDF file.
This is not a print driver issue as I have reconfig. the driver and it still does not print reports from quicken! All other programs I have on my Vista computer prints except QUICKEN. How do we fix this?
I had an on-line chat with a HP technician when I couldn't get Quicken 2008 checks to print on a Photosmart C7280 using Vista Ultimate. The problem was solved by "adding a new printer" (Control Panel), loading the drivers for the Officejet 6500 series, and printing checks using these drivers. The only inconvenience is selecting which default printer to use--I use the 7280/6500 drivers for printing checks an 7280 drivers for everything else. Incidentally, HP told me they have no plans to change the 7280 drivers to print Quicken checks.
How disheartening. My printing problem began when I installed Quicken on my new laptop running Vista Home Premium 32. The technical service people said all problems would end if I update to Quicken 2008. Isn't that cute...I read all of the problems in the forum with people with new versions. HP tech (my printer is Deskjet 842c) tells me that their printer won't work with Quicken. (It worked on my old computer running ME). It seems the problem is the interface between Quicken and Vista and no one wants to own or fix the problem.
I wanted to add my 2 cents to this discussion since a lot of you helped me in solving this problem. I recently purchased a new HP Pavilion D4999T with Quicken Deluxe 2008 already preloaded on Windows Vista 64. I already owned a HP Photosmart 4180 printer. I installed the drivers for the printer and made sure that they worked by printing a test page. My husband called me later that day all upset that he went into Quicken and could not print anything. I than proceeded to spend the next 3 days trying to solve the problem by uninstalling and re installing the print driver along with Microsoft Hotfix and so on. Nothing worked! I noticed that most people who posted had HP computers with HP printers. I figured I had bought the computer and printer form HP so I should start there. My call lasted 2 hours and I spoke with several people, who I had difficulty understanding. They finally told, rather rudely I might add, that this was a Quicken problem not HP. He told me to use my logic and if I could print out of all my other programs and not Quicken, than it was obviously a Quicken problem. Well, I went back to all your posts and decided to try and bring my Canon Pixma MP600 home from work. I uninstalled the HP and installed the Canon and now I can print with NO PROBLEM from Quicken. I guess it is an HP problem after all. I think Intuit has not solved this problem because it is not a generic issue with everyone. It seems very specific to HP. Again, just my 2 cents, but I want to thank you all for your posts because it really did help me to logically solve this problem.
Hmmmm...interesting. Thanks for the post. However, my HP printer works great with Microsoft Money_ it prints checks and all reports fine. My HP printer also works with every single program I have (Word, Excel, Notepad, and hundreds more), except it won't print in Quicken 2008 using VISTA. I don't think its an HP problem. You changed printers to solve your problem_ I changed software.
Like most others I can print w/o limitations from all my other software. The Canon gets good ratings on www.epinions.com but unlike the HP all-in-ones it has no fax capability which I need.It also requires Blue Tooth to operate wirelessly and the HP doesn't.Glad you got your problem fixed. When I finish my taxes I may go MS MONEY after 19 years. It will be easier for me even though I'd rather not give Bill anymore of my $$. Got to wonder why Intuit just doesn't issue a bulletin acknowledging that we're all wrong for the following reasons: ".....".
I also have a HP pavilion dv9000 series 64 bit vista ultimate notebook and for months I couldn't print from quicken 2008. I have a HP 6180 all -in- one on a network connection and once I tried the driver for the 990c it works! THANKS SO MUCH!!! for the info. Also quicken support is a JOKE!! Joel
Now what took so long to figure that out? Back in the old days I never could print with the recommended print driver. Got accustom to being able to do so.Have an HP Photosmart C5280 and an HP 1200 Business Inkjet 1200. Neither will print with the correct driver in 64 bit vista.Got the Photosmart to print from quicken using the HP 990c driver.So folks having problems printing from quicken using vista_ go back and try using some old drivers.If you are old enough to think back 10 years or so, try to remember when the printer came with a setup manual. It would usually give a list of recommended drivers from the newest to the oldest. It would always tell you to try an older version if the newer one would not work.Go to the control panel and install a new printer using and older driver.Using printer setup, direct quicken to use this driver. All of your other programs can still use your default printer setup.How about that!
Thank you!! I installed a separate "printer" using the Deskjet 990c as suggested and now Quicken is printing happily using my same Photosmart C6180, which it thinks is the 990c. Quicken support -- you need to put this in as a solution!!I have Vista Ultimate, Quicken H & B 2008, HP Photosmart C6180.Note: I have also had prior problems printing to PDF using the Quicken PDF driver after upgrading from Quicken H & B 2007 to 2008. I ultimately discovered that I had to change to new fonts for my custom invoices to print in Quicken 2008 but once that was done (had to re-customize EVERY invoice), it works.
I've had this printing problem for over a year now. I've tried everything, but got no help from anybody, UNTIL NOW! I tried using the hp990c driver many times and it never worked for me, UNTIL NOW! I just downloaded the driver again, placed it on the same USB port as my HP Officejet Pro L7580 and tried to print a Bank Reconciliation Report. IT WORKED! A great many thanks to the individual who explained this to us. But, as for Intuit's tech support or just plain support, they stink! If it weren't so much trouble, I'd switch to Money in a minute, but I've invested over 10 years is this Quicken program and it would be too troublesome to move everything.Thanks again for everybody's help.
(To jepollard) You and your "evidence". If you don't want to believe that users with Quicken problems are actually HAVING problems, go play Sherlock Holmes somewhere else!!! Let someone that actuallly WANTS to help do so!
Since I installed Q2005-R6 on my new Vista PC I'm having this type of problem also. It is very specific. I can print anything (including Quicken reports, but not anything check related. When going through the "Check Printer Setup" routine and select "Print Sample" the printer throws a hissy fit and returns a "paper out" error. When trying to print checks I can see the print job going to the printer, but nothing happens. No other problems printing anything from any other application - only Quicken. I did not have these problems when I was running the same version/release under XP, so (at least in my case)the problem must be with Quicken's inability to properly work with Windows Vista.I have also looked through a lot of these messages and have not found any solutions - "Senior" member, Quicken Tech, or otherwise. It appears that Quicken has truly abandoned their customer base - unless you want to pay the $24.95 fee per incident...
Add me to the list. New HP dual core with Vista64 and HP printer. Tried chat support with Quicken. The first one tried. The second, not very hard and the third time, told me to call request call. Called HP and they tried. They found a message board about Helvetica font issue but I think that was on MAC. I have tried to download Helvetica fonts but have not found any for free. Will pay for MS Money before I pay 50 bucks for fonts! I have tried two printers and will tried another. Also am thinking of dual boot with my copy of MS XP Home. I bought HP because of previous good service.
I had same printing issue and tried the Deskjet 500c and it worked. I am using 64 bit vista and HP C7280 printer. I think that it may work with many HP printers and Vista flavors. Thank you for the work around I have also wasted a lot of time on this. Hope it helps someone else
New printer: Lexmark X6570, using windows Vista OS. Just upgraded to Q2008. Message "problems communicating to printer: "Lexmark 6500" Tried all of the suggested fixes to no avail. When I tried to add new printer, my lexmark model was not listed. Any suggestions?
I use Quicken with Vista and it works fine with my HP 2300 LaserJet and my Canon i960, but would not print partial page checks with a Xerox 8560 which I bought (and since returned as it would not "toggle" between color and black & white). It would print 8x11 checks. Xerox tried to blame the problem on Quicken and claimed that the printer was getting the electronic message from Quicken that it was printing full pages instead of partial, but I pointed out that that position made no sense because Quicken worked fiine with two other printers, therefore the problem was that the Xerox driver did not recognize the command it was getting.Xerox finally admitted that the driver was faulty with its inability to "toggle" between color and black&white, but last I heard it was sticking to its guns on the partial page issue. My vendor will re-contact me when Xerox comes out with an appropriate drive.
Well, that is certainly interesting... I too have HP laptop and printer, and Quicken won't print checks or reports. I tried buying a Lexmark printer, and that doesn't work either. Do I go out and buy a Canon now? I still think this is a Quicken problem with Vista. You got luck picking a printer that works...
I have an HP5510 all in one and I can't print checks using Quicken 2008 H & B with Vista Ultimate 64. My solution is to use a dual boot system and run Win XP Pro on a separate hard drive. This way if there are other programs with Vista compatability I simply run them under XP.
et.at.home is a freaking genius. He wrote in Jan :?I installed the drivers for the DeskJet 990c. Now everything works. I am able to print checks and got them alligned properly along with reports. So I hope this will help some others with this problem. All of my other programs are also printing fine from this driver.? This worked like a charm for me. I was pulling my hair out after spending hours on chat with Quicken and HP both. Neither one helped me the way this user from Colorado did. Thanks a million buddy. It?s fixed! If you have an HP Officejet, set up a new printer and use the Deskjet 990 driver.
HP 990c does not substitue for the HP PSC 1350 All-In-One that I have. Anyone have an emulation solution for this printer?HP Pavilion, Microsoft VistaHP PSC 1350 and HP PSC 1310 printersMy only solution is print as pdf format.
Quicken2008 ( and probably 2007 and 2006) will not print on Vista 64 bit. I have had three calls to the Quicken Presidents office and they confirm 2008 will not print on V64bit. Further, they will not provide a date when it will be fixed. The technical people are good, but I can't give u much for the "office of the President". Customer satisfaction must not be important to them
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This is unbelievable. Over a year since the problem was reported and Intuit/Quicken still don't have a fix for the printing issues with Vista x64? I can print fine from every other application to my Photosmart C6250, but Quicken simply barfs. This is CLEARLY a Quicken issue, and it's just sad that Quicken has put forth ZERO effort to resolve the issue. This should be a simple fix, it's not like printing a check is terribly complicated.
I am having the same problem with the Quicken Home and Business. It will not print Invoices with Vista. I have the latest HP drivers and the printer works with all other apps. This is inexcusable for Intuit to have not fixed the problem with printing in Vista. Almost all new computers now come pre-loaded with vista and their software does not work with Vista.
The "990C Driver" fix solved my problem, too. I have a laptop with Vista and a networked OfficeJet K5400. Checks wouldn't print. When I saw the "990C Driver" fix, I just installed another printer (same K5400), but with the 990C driver und named it "Just for Quicken". Works like a charm.
I could print from every program BUT Quicken 2007 Home and Business on my new Vista computer.I read this solution here in this community so I installed the drivers for the DeskJet 990c for my HP Photosmart 6280 All in One and it all works now.To bad we have to do things like this to get the only program I have that doesn't print in vista to print.
I just installed Quicken premier 8 on a new Vista machine. my printer, an HP CP1700, is networked. I can print from all other applications. When I try to print from Quicken, it won't print, and I get a message that it can't find the specified printer on a nonexistent network. I tried marking the printer nonshared, but not only did it not work, but it said it was still attached to the nonexistent network.Thank you
This is a common problem with users of the 64 bit version of Quicken with Vista64, and it has been addressed many times in this forum. The best and most often successful work-around appears to be to be to create a virtual or "fake" printer using the same port as your real printer, but using the driver for a different printer when you create the new printer. .. In my own case, my real printer is an hp officejet 7110 all-in-one. It runs on port DOT4-001, as do most USB printers running Vista. I created a new printer on port DOT4-001 (you can select this port from a drop-down menu when you create your new printer). The new printer I use is the HP DeskJet 500C. Others have had success with the HP DeskJet 550C. DO NOT make this new printer the default printer! Now start Quicken and in the printer setups for printing check and printing reports, select your new printer from the pop-up menu at the top of the settings page. Try printing a test check on a full page of checks. If it works, you're all set! If not, delete the new printer and try another. Success has been reported with the HP LaserJet IV (it prints for me, but the output is gibberish), the HP LaserJet III, and generic HP. I'm sure you can find something that will work! Good luck!
That's all well and good, but.............Will I be able to use the wireless feature on my hp 7280 or the duplex mode? I've asked this question before but it's always ignorned.I manage by printing to .pdf.You'd think after a year of this that Intuit would take pity on their customers ($$$) and add a patch or some fix. It's my only print problem on Vista.
Logic tells me that if those features are not features in the substitute printer software, then it's not going to work. I have enough things to keep me busy.I now investigate before I buy. If it doesn't state categorically that it works with Windows Vista/ Vista 64 bit platform,I go elsewhere.I recently returned a Palm Centro Smartphone because the system requirements state that it only works with Vista 32 bit. Sprint couldn't tell me, but I uncovered it on a forum. Never opened the software.Blavckberry says it runs on Vista 64 bit. Maybe. After buying software for 25 years I've become a hardheaded skeptic.
I have the same symptoms for my Vista Home Premium, Q2008 for Home & Business, HP C7280. I laughed when I read the note that things had improved - now the paper is just causing a jam.I have advanced to another failed attempt. I converted away from a network attachment to printer cable attach. I no longer get a paper jam. Now I wait several minutes and get a blank page. Shortly thereafter, my printer informs me that the job was cancelled.It seems like the advice on this forum appeases some. But most of us continue to wait.....jcA follow-up: I was able to print by using pdf995 as my printer, saving the file as a .pdf, launching Adobe, and printing the file from Adobe. This should be a suitable workaround until Quicken develops a fix.
It ain't going to happen. They've known about it for almost a year. I wrote the CEO and got nothing.The Q apologists on this forum will tell you it's your responsibility to find a fix, as if you didn't pay for a working product.
My setup is the same as danimal004 posted on 12/30/07 -- I was getting a paper jam every time I tried to print on Quicken Deluxe 08, though all other apps printed fine by my c7280. I added the 990c driver per danimal004's post and the problem was instantly resolved. (I gave the "new printer" - really my c7280 with the 990c driver) a different name so that I could use the regular drive with all other apps. Working fine now.
Thank god for small things: I can print this forum from my new Vista laptop to my HP Photosmart C7180 All in One. At least I can read it while I labor for my third day trying to print checks!What could be so hard for Intuit? Okay, it's a wireless printer through what is now a very common home network configuration. If I can't get this going pretty soon, I'm going to become a very vocal activist for the downfall of Intuit. Who do they think they are wasting so much of my VERY VALUABLE time?
Ha Ha! It worked!!!!! I used to have a 990c too! Now it's at my daughter's in Vegas. There ought to be a notice in Quicken through the updates.Is it just me, or should this forum come up in reverse order, with the latest posts first?There was really no option to go away from Quicken...I use QB for my business too, and have been a Controller in a past life. I KNOW how rediculously complicated it can get.:)
You'll have to get in line.I've only been using Q since 1989.They used to be very friendly and helpful. An explanation as to why they can't or won't fix it would help.Guess when you're No.1, you get complacent and maybe arrogant.Sad.
Fellow Quicken users need to realize that sales of Quicken only represent about ten percent of Intuit's income according to their 10-K report to the Securities Exchange Commission for the past fiscal year. Problems with Quicken printing only affect the purchasers that actually use Quicken on a regular basis and those who try to use it as it as a business tool should be using Intuit's business products, I.E. Quickbooks & Etc.. It is a pretty straight forward business decision about where you invest resources to maximize return on investment. Frustrated Quicken users might want check out YNAB with Google (YNAB Means You Need A Budget).
I see from your biog that you run Windows XP.When you run Windows Vista and Premier 2008 on a daily basis and you find a real solution, please print it here. I'd appreciate it and I imagine so would the other users with the problem.
To All the Bazillions of quicken users who can't print in Vista:Send a communication to Intuit saying we will all purchase Microsoft Money software instead if Inutit doesn't fix this problem in one week. I'm serious. Don't buy from Intuit again.
I had a bought a new computer using Vista 64 bit from HP as well as an HP 5700 printer. Unfortunately, I had the same problems printing checks from Quicken as everyone else has. I tried using the 990 driver but it did not work for me. I called HP Support for Printers and got someone who seemed both knowledgeable and working in the US:) She tried to be helpful and consulted with others in her area, but could neither come up with a solution nor was familiar with using alternative drivers to fool Quicken. Finally, based on a couple of things I had seen on this foruma as well as in a some other places about Canon printers working with 64 bit, I went out and bought a Canon Pixma MX310. I hooked it up and it printed the checks without any problems! So since the I still had the option of returning the HP Printer for a refund, that's what I did.
I have installed an old HP print driver for my 4 in 1 printer (not the intended driver) and it has been working fine ever since. I am not in front of my printer or at that vista based computer, so i can not give you the exact information, but it did the trick. the other work around was to print to a PDF and then print the PDF, cumbersome but it worked. I will add that I got the old print drive answer from this thread. Dan
It took three days to finally find the workaround for Vista 64 bit after I bought this computer. Very frustrating, but the 990 driver works on my C7180 Photosmart. Checks, reconciliation reports, etc. My neat, fast, compact Konica Minolta laser is sitting on the floor, however, dead to me. If you need me to find it in the 'archives', let me know. It's not as hard as it sounds.Internet Explorer stops working frequently as well, so I may give it up for Firefox, but that's no where near as traumatic as switching from Quicken to Money after all these years! I'm afraid of new banking interfaces, bringing over all the accounts and reminders, etc. That might take more than the three days I already invested on the printer issue.Other than that, I like Vista, and want to stay up to date. I want MS to keep innovating and upgrading to stimulate creativity and improve efficiency. I just think they need to have better QC on the coders...maybe hire people with more experience than those Jr High hacks.And Intuit needs to keep their arms around the changes. If an old driver works, there must be a pretty simple patch for the rest of the printers. Come on, this is not rocket science...or is it?
First do not update to latest update! This is some of the problem. Re-install with out update. 1)Follow quickens instructions for removing quicken and pritner information. 2) Re-install do not install latest update.3) If still does not work you may have to emulate your printer. see my converstaion with hp. Call or chat with your printer manufacturer to sellect the correct printer and connection settings. terri todd: okEdith: Let us install the Alternative drivers to isolate the issue.terri todd: okayEdith: Are you able to make copy from All-in-One?terri todd: Yes, I can print from other programs, just not quicken.Edith: This indicate that hardware of All-in-One is working fine.terri todd: yesEdith: Please perform the below steps to install the Alternative drivers.terri todd: okEdith: Please follow with me.terri todd: okEdith: Note: Please DO NOT print a self test page. 1)Please click on Window >> control panel>> Hardware and sounds >> open Printer folder.terri todd: okEdith: Double-click the Add Printer icon. Click Next.Edith: Let me know once you are done.terri todd: okEdith: If a message asks Local or Network, choose Local, then click Next.Edith: Choose USB virtual printer port as the port, then click Next.terri todd: okEdith: Let me know once you are done.Edith: Choose USB virtual printer port as the port, then click Next.terri todd: okEdith: In the Manufacturers list, choose HP.terri todd: okEdith: In the Printer list, choose the HP Deskjet 990C printer, then click Next.terri todd: okEdith: The printer name should be listed as HP Deskjet 990C Printer.terri todd: okEdith: Note: Please Do Not print a self test page.Edith: Click YES on Do you want your Windows based programs to use this printer as your default printer? Then click Next.Edith: Click No when it asks, Would you like to print a test page (recommended). Then click Finish.Edith: Let me know once you are done with the above steps.terri todd: didn't choose default, will changeterri todd: ok finishedEdith: I really appreciate all your efforts.Edith: Please open the Printers and Faxes folder.terri todd: okEdith: Do you have the Deskjet 990C printer icon with check mark on it?terri todd: yesEdith: Right click on printer icon >> Properties >> Ports tab.Edith: Which port is selected there?terri todd: usb, virtual printer...Edith: I appreciate your patience and efforts in troubleshooting the issue.Edith: Now, try to print and let me know the result.Edith: Please print from Deskjet 990C printer icon.terri todd: I just tried to print from quicken...it is working! thanksEdith: That's Great.Edith: You have done it.terri todd: you solved in a few minutes that they could not in hours!Edith: We can only provide technical resolutions from our side. But, it is you who implemented the resolution to perfection. It feels good and boosts our confidence working with such a well-informed user.
If I knew where you were, I'd add you to my will. I just wasted 3 hours of my life I'll never get back trying to print with Quicken and Vista. I printed your dialog and followed the instructions, which worked like a charm. I wasn't sure it would as I have a wireless printer, but it did. Thanks for posting the solution.....and shame on Quicken for ignoring printing problems on their product and customer support page. That would have saved me 2 1/2 hours.
Since your default printer is now the Hp990 (non wireless enabled) does your wireless printer function as a wireless device?Mine also has duplex which the 990 doesn't.I have an HP 7280 (wireless) and have been reluctant to do this substitution for fear of losing these functions.
Thanks so very much for your posting! I was able to emulate my printer as your dialog instructed, problem solved! I use the print checks and reports function regularly for both home and business use, and I am finally back on track. I appreciate this forum since I got no help from the Quicken support folks. Thanks again!
I have an HP Officejet Pro l7580 with duplex printing. I also used the 990c emulation and have no problems printing wireless and it doesn't affect my duplex printing, although I don't know what you would want to print on both sides from Quicken or Quickbooks.
I just changed to a new PC with Vista and added an HP Photosmart C7250 all in one. Reports from Quicken only print first page and not second and I also cannot print checks. Have you had any luck correcting your problem? What can I do? Thanks for helping!
You have no account registers that are longer than one page? I have many reports that I print that can get to 4 or 5 pages. Should I waste paper and print on only one side?I don't understand the comment.
I have the exact same problem. Also have a brand new HP C7280 printer which jams everytime I try to print invoices with Quicken. I am running Vista Home Premium also. I have to save to pdf file to get it to work without jamming. Had an older printer which was a problem also to print from Quicken using Vista. It just printed blank pages. This should have been fixed by now and it is inexcusable to have this kind of problem for this long and keep selling the software without proper notice of faulty issues. Is their any fix?
Some have been successful by installing as a DJ 990, but will all the features that we paid for with the C7280 work properly. It's a workaround offered by a user not INTUIT!This issue is over a year old and is related to Vista OS.There are some Intuit apologists that think it's the responsibility of the customer to work out the problem and to 'sit down and shut up'. If the A/C system in their new car wouldn't function properly I wonder what they'd do?
I've got a C7180 also, and I can't get it to print wireless or wired. They "spool" and I can't even delete them without running "services.msc" and stopping and starting the Print Spooler. So not only will it not print, is blocks my other programs from prining, until stop/start the Print Spooler
Quiken will not print to either of my HP printers. Network 7280 all in one just jams paper. Ok, so thier is a drive fix 990C, but I can not find any post that explains where is get driver and how to install so that I can finally print. Can someone point me to the answer? Quicken help was no help. Frustrated,
I think you have to go to the HP web site and click on support and download and look for the latest 990c install. That's where I'd look first. i've gotten the 2610 and 7280 downloads but not an old one like the 990. You can set your Quicken to print to the .pdf file and then print the Quicken file in the .pdf format. That's what I do.
I got a new computer with Vista and reinstalled Quicken basic 2007. It wouldn't print on my HP Photosmart C6280. It either tries to print and jams, or doesn't print at all. The printer shows up as being on "NE01" but we don't have it on a network. I tried to reinstall and got a message that said a dll file was missing. It just keeps getting worse!
What Vista do you have and is it 32 bit or 64 bit?Try a 6280 download and install from HP for Vista computers, Then try to reinsatall quicken. Be sure to uninstall the printer and Quicken using the control panel, before reinstalling.Use "print to PDF file". Then print out the PDF Quicken file you just created. It works for me.I have Quicken Premier 2008 and Vista Ultimate 64 bit.
I am using a HP Officejet K5400 with a HP Pavilion a6333w. Printer is USB connected to the computer. SW is Quicken 2008 Deluxe and MS Vista. It prints everything, with one exception (which is why I'm on this site looking). I ask for multiple copies of a report and I get only one. Hope this helps. Quicken obviously doesn't care about support
I have the same problem with my Officejet Pro L7780. What I have done for a work around is to settings to "Print Direct to Printer" and not "Print to Que". This works for me but when printing other jobs you may need to reset your settings back to "Print to que." You can find this under your printer properties then Advanced. Hope this helps everyone.
How are you printing to pdf? That's the part I cannot do. I have been around and around with Quicken...installing print drivers, reinstalling the whole SW, etc. I cannot print to pdf. Everything prints just fine to my regular printer.(running Vista 64, never had problem before this)
Go to any report.Click on PRINTA window will appear.At the top will be the choice for (which) Printer.Click on the circle and scroll it to Quicken PDF printer on LPT 1 and click PRINT at the bottom of the window.You'll get a window to name the report.You'll find it in your Adobe PDF folder. Really print it to paper from there.There's also a box marked EXPORT so you can do that also.
I found a page in the Quicken support that allowed my HP Officejet Pro L7700 to print. "Printer emulation" worked. That means adding a printer, letting the installation find your printer but then selecting an earlier HP Officejet Pro from the printer lists already in Vista.The support page walks you through it. It worked!!!
I have spent HOURS and HOURS trying to print to no avail -- and more wasted hours with Quicken support in India who was absolutely no help. But, I have 2 questions. First, does anyone know of a printer that "emulates" an HP 5610xi? I've tried all the obvious ones (990c, etc., and nothing happens -- it just spools forever). And, second, I can print to PDF. But, the checks don't align properly. The top check (on a page of 3) is fine. The middle check prints too high. The bottom check prints higher still. I know you can align checks, but the function aligns all the checks equally. I can't figure out how to align just the two bottom checks. The only option now is to print each check individually -- what a pain.
I have an H P computer with Windows Vista with 64 bit system_ I also have AN Photosmart 8250 Printer, the Printer work good in all other programs But it will NOT print anything in my Quicken Deluxe 2008.Can someone help me?
I have a Vista 64 bit Ultimate system. The only way to print with quicken is to download and install the Bullzip PDF printer and print to that. Nothing else works -- I have been complaining to Intuit for a year on this. I have ordered Quicken 2009 and am curious to see if they have fixed this problem.
Exact same situation and computer as you.Only one difference: I'm not about give Intuit any more money for a defective product. You'll tell us maybe? If indeed 2009 works properly then they deserve a big black eye for not releasing a fix as soon as it was available.
A big Thank You to all who contributed. Found this forum after not being able to print to a HP J6480 from a new HP notebook with Vista 64 bit and desperately searching for a solution. Used the 990 c driver and finally works. Have been a faithful user of Quicken for many years but will definitely not upgrade until Intuit addresses some of these problems. Thanks again.
"Have been a faithful user of Quicken for many years but will definitely not upgrade until Intuit addresses some of these problems."Printer driver problems are the responsibility of the printer manufacturer, not Intuit.
I'm sorry, but I would have to disagree with the contributor who wrote that it is the role of the printer manufacturer to resolve the problem. My printer prints perfectly with every other program I've loaded onto Vista -- including a very old version of Word and WordPerfect. The ONLY problem I have is with Quicken. So, the printer drivers work perfectly well -- Quicken worked perfectly well with this printer on XP -- so the problem is with Quicken, not with HP. Too many people have had printing problems with too many different types of printers on Vista. Quicken needs to design a program for Vista.
When you install your Quicken 2008 on a Vista 64 bit computer, and tell us you've found a solution that requires no change to Quicken, I'll listen. I await your non Intuit solution. But the most important thing is even with all of the dissatisfied customers, Intuit refuses to even recognize that there MAY be a problem. Quicken since 1989 (Dos Ver 3) but no more quicken for me.
I am handicap and I need to write my check with my computer. I used the Quicken software for 16 years. Ever had any problems. Until now with your Quicken deluxe 2008 for windowsI have an H P computer with Windows Vista with 64 bit system_ I also have a Photosmart 8250 Printer, the Printer work good in all other programs But it will NOT print anything in my Quicken Deluxe 2008.Can someone help me?I already asked HP they are telling me the problem is with the QUICKEN DELUXE 2008 SOFTWARE. Not with HPQuicken.com suport. Said that It?s a Microsoft program that started in 2005 I tried to do what said would but still no luck.I would like anyone to help me.
Create a new printer in Windows (you can name it Quicken Printer)._ Select the HP 990c as the printer driver._ Select that newly created printer in Quicken as your printer to use for reports and checks.It should work.
Sorry -- but the 900C printer driver is not an option under Vista. I've tried the 990C and various other drivers and none of them work!!! The problem is with Quicken!!!!!!!!! And, remarkably, Quicken 2009 was designed for XP, although they say it will work on Vista. Why do you design new software for an old operating system?
Try the HP 990c emulation, not the 900c. I've got an hp Officejet Pro L7580, an HP dv9000 Laptop, and Quicken 2007 and everything prints. Setup the new 990c on you main printer port and call it "For Quicken Only." Mine all works just fine now.
Go to Add Hardware, select Add Printer, select HP as the manufacturer and look for the "hp deskjet 990c." Select the same port that your regular printer is on. This should work. It does on my HP Laptop with Vista Ultimate 64 bit. Good luck!
I've been working with this problem for 4 days and you solved it for me! I have a HP Office Jet J6450 All-in-One and could not get it to print in Quicken 2008 or 2009. I have since returned 2009 and reverted back to 2008. I followed your instructions and installed the HP990c and was able to print for the first time.I have a Vista 64 bit system. I don't print checks so I have no idea if this solution would work for those of you that do.....but I do know it solved a huge headache for me!
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I don't know about the rest of you people, but I have spent way too much time on problems with this program. First the Billminder gadget didn't work and still don't. Now I can't print anything direct from Quicken. I didn't by a new computer to put "miles on it" trying to fix things that shouldn't be broke. I'll wait 'till the new year for a fix and if it don't come, bye, bye.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I have spent HOURS and HOURS trying to print to no avail -- and..."I too have had no luck getting a HP Officejet 5610 printer to work. I have tried all the other solutions that people have suggested, but no success. Anyone have success with this specific printer?Any help would be aprreciated.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I too have had no luck getting a HP Officejet 5610 printer to work...."What OS are you using?_ Filling out your profile completely would help.Have you tried using an HP 500C or HP 990 printer emulation?
I just converted to Windows Vista Ultimate x64 and have discovered the check printing problem in Quicken Premier 2009 and have resolved it using the HP 990C emulation. However, I would like to comment on those posts that claim Intuit has no responsibility to fix this issue. I am not a programmer, but wouldn't the fact that all my other programs, including QuickBooks 2008, use the same printer driver successfully indicate the problem belongs to Intuit and not to Microsoft or HP?
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: What OS are you using?_ Filling out your profile completely would help. Have you..."I know your reply is to another person, but the answer is what I am looking for. Obviously I use Vista 64-bit since the title of the question is about Vista. I've tried the 990C and the 500C. I also called HP and had a long talk with them about other compatible drivers, and they told me that there were no other compatible drivers if these didn't work. I've spent HOURS AND HOURS on this. My only option is to print each check separately to a PDF file and then print that file. I can't even print 3 checks at once (I use 3 checks-per-page checks) because the Quicken PDF printer does not align the second and third check properly and there is no alignment option for individual parts of the page, only for the page as a whole. ANY help would be appreciated, but I am afraid I have given up. I tried Quicken 2009 and the print job still keeps spooling and nothing ever happens.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have a new HP Laptop with Vista Home Premium and a new..."THANK YOU! I just switched to an HP Pavilion dv6933cl Notebook and have been going crazy trying to get my Quicken reports to print. The paper loads and seems like it will print and then it jams. The printer worked for anything else I wanted to print from this new computer. The printer is an HP Photosmart C7280 All-in-One - it has worked just fine with my old laptop (Compaq Presario). I did everything as instructed here from sraab2453 - and the reports and checks printed perfectly (finally)!!!! I downloaded the Deskjet 990c. The only thing I can add is that you don't have to choose the printer each time you make a report (you can't even choose for the checks) - but to change the printer from the File/Printer Setup in Quicken. The Photosmart C7280 is still the default computer for all other documents. I spent hours on hold with HP this morning and was told after about 10 minutes with the tech that the problem is not with the printer but with Quicken since it worked with everything else.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I know your reply is to another person, but the answer is what I..."I've tried the 990C and the 500C.What have you tried...and be specific?_ And what printer are you currently trying to get to work with Quicken?Did you try unchecking the "Spool print documents so program finishes faster" in the PROPERTIES ADVANCED settings for your printer?_ Try checking "print directly to printer" and see if that helps._ Also uncheck "print spooled documents first" and see if that helps._
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: I got my support. "I am sorry to inform you that we do not support printing..."I have a new computer with VISTA and a 64 bit operating system. It came with an HP Deskjet F4180. It prints with everything but Quicken. When I contacted support (obviously in India) I was told it was not their problem and I need to contact HP. I specifically asked what printer would work with VISTA and she could not tell me a printer that would work. If she said once she said six times. This is not Quickens fault, you need to contact HP. We tried emulating an HP 500C and HP 990c and neither worked.What the heck do I do now??Does anyone have a solution or know of a printer that will work with my system??HP m8430 f computerVistaHome Premium Edition64 bit operating systemHP Deskjet F4180 printerThanks for any thoughts!hamp Lindsey
Quote:" Problems printing in vista: I have a new computer with VISTA and a 64 bit operating system. It came with..."You might trying to print to the Adobe Reader PDF (it's on the list). It's what I do.Nobody has a real answer, especially Intuit. If there's a solution it's in Mt. View, CA not Bangalore, India.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I've tried the 990C and the 500C. What have you tried...and be specific?_ And..."Thank you for your quick response. I have an HP 5610xi all-in-one printer. I tried both the 990C and 500C -- no luck. I called HP and talked to them for ages -- and tried some things with them -- nothing worked. They also told me that no other printer drivers would work -- although I went through the list and tried a couple just for fun (and none worked -- I tried the 4200 and a couple of others). I contacted HP again this week and asked them to email me specific instructions on how to emulate a printer just in case I had done it incorrectly. No luck.I contacted Quicken and they were truly worthless, I'm afraid. I tried Quicken 2006 (my original program), 2008 (which I bought and returned -- no change), and 2009 (which I had hoped would work -- and no difference -- Quicken credited me with the cost).All other programs work perfectly with the printer, including an old version of WordPerfect. I can print quicken to a PDF file and then print to the HP from that, but I must print it one check at a time because Quicken doesn't align the 3 checks-per-page properly. The top check prints okay, but the second check is too high and the third check is higher still. The alignment feature in Quicken only aligns the WHOLE page, not specific portions of a page. So, I print each check to PDF now, and then print that one check. It's a pain, but at least it works. (And, yes, I have checks designed for Quicken -- they printed perfectly in XP with this same printer.)I tried checking and unchecking all those boxes you mentioned -- every conceivable configuration -- and nothing happens at all then. I just tried it again, and the printer box says it's printing (rather than spooling), but nothing happens. I even tried all different print options -- grayscale, color, etc., and they didn't make a difference.The new Quicken 2009 says very specifically that it will work with all printers that work with Vista. The 5610 driver is clearly listed in Vista -- but it will not work with it. I would appreciate any help, but I've already spent many frustrated hours on this and have pretty much given up. Thank you anyway.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Thank you for your quick response. I have an HP 5610xi all-in-one printer...."Your situation matches mine exactly only with a different printer. At least I now know it is Quicken and not just my computer. I actually asked the person in India what printer I could buy that would work with Quicken and VISTa 64 bit nad she would or could not give me a suggestion. I can't believe that Quicken support has gone to this level. They used to be the best. Good Luck!Hamp Lindsey
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Thank you for your quick response. I have an HP 5610xi all-in-one printer...."I have been struggling with my new HP Smarttouch computer 64 bit system Vista Deluxe 2009 and HP 4215 all in one printer for two days. Can't get the printer to work with Quicken. It responds to all other programs and worked perfectly with my old computer and Quicken 2007. If you come accross a fix for this problem I would much appreciate HELP.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I have been struggling with my new HP Smarttouch computer 64 bit system Vista..."One answer is to print to the PDF file (choice on Q when you click PRINT) and print the image from the pdf file.A few have picked an HP 990c driver and it works, but not for me (64 bit ultimate).One thing for sure you will not get a resolution from Intuit. It'a known problem for over a year and they blame it on HP. You're in good company and stuck like the rest of us.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Go to Add Hardware, select Add Printer, select HP as the manufacturer and look..."Clip721...you're the man...or woman, whichever the case may be. Thanks. That seemed to work and my Quicken 2007 Deluxe is now printing for the first time in Vista.
The problem is not HP or VIsta its INTUIT.Fact is they have developers who are incapable of fixing a minor problem ...The problem is on their end has nothing to do with Vista or HP products, I am having the same problem on neither vista or HP related.I figure I will be dumping the pdf printer in favor of other pdf print choices that have always worked.In fact i will likely be using the same pdf printer I had in XP on non-Quicken machines.It was working though initially,but I made no changes of any kind in 3 weeks and it stopped working 1 week ago.SO its confirmed that its Intuit.Its funny they come so close to losing their customers and will likely fix it after me & others go to alternative solutions.That makes 3 items that I used to use QUICKEN for that are now being done with non-quicken product.If I get to where the investment or register related stopps to work._it will be time to dump the product as a whole.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: The problem is not HP or VIsta its INTUIT. Fact is they have..."The only other thing i can think of is that I am using 2007 and only upgrade when I must per my bank or primary broker ...Until then I will use non-quicken pdf printing.and if it comes back on a future upgrade to 2009 or later then great.Unfortunatley recent layoff means I will not upgrade at all until I am working, even if my bank stops supporting 2007.I already know my moms bank wont support anything newer than quicken 2004/2005. So I have had to handle her banking via web instead of quicken.So in her case its a bank problem and not quicken.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I'm Vista 64 bit Ultimate and the HP 990c works for me."Does the 990c support duplex printing and wireless?I don't think so. I'm ready to switch to an alternate.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: The only other thing i can think of is that I am using 2007..."In my own case...the quicken pdf printer was working fine till approximately 3 weeks ago.and btw,no changes of any sort have been done.QUICKEN itself till 6 months ago was the only user of the pdf printer (for as long as the pdf printer had been installed by quicken in past versions if any)..>I never even used it till I needed to pdf printouts.Then as of 6 months remembererd quicken pdf was on here.. Now up till 3 weeks all ok..was even able to print exgternally to QUICKEN. Ie_ I even pdf'd a 25 paqe trust agreement with it.But as of last week it now gives error -41 and all I find are -24 and -30 errors.I am at the moment going to go ahead and get other pdf printer choices and there are some really good ones to replace quicken on that.But per the cost of upgrading from 2007 to 2009 ... I am also going to test trial MS MONEY.I hate doing that,but quicken is finally becoming more of a problem of either capabilities or costs.I refuse to pay $100 for a upgrade.Ive already paid nearly $1500 for all the various quicken versions and its no longer worth even 1/5 of that.Hell, if I had to do that with WINDOWs I would have gone mac or Linux years ago.Fortunately Im still on OFFICE 2003 and using XP pro on some machines (not my newest)...and linux on some very very old pc's.Btw, its Bullzip pdf printer..._FREE& so far it works on litterally every windows OS i have had.Vista, XP ,,, it does work on W2k.Works just fine...and if I remember is a bit nicer though not as clean as quickens pdf printer.I could care less about a feature (pdf printer) that wont work outside its main pgm.If outlook calendar was not accessable externally I would stop using outlook in total...fortunately the usual tricks work there.Since the iniuit website didnt seem to have a 'download solution to the pdf printer, and I wasnt going to the cd to chk for a option there... All thats left is to go ahead and test MS MONEY for a future likely move to dump QUICKEN after 15+ years.MS Money is cheaper and will test to see how it compares..I except it will fail on features, so for now I wont switch.But if i find that the trial does 100%, I might switch anyway if I can figure out what its upgrade b.s is like. I fully accept that upgrades are a cost, but I am not going ot pay nearly full price for a upgrade path for a non-critical application (OS wise) .. QUICKEN is at the moment my #1 use product and is very critical to my personal finances & investments and I am 100% online with billpay or quicken and havent written a paper chk in years except for Aldai and 1-2 vendors (at most 10 chks a year).And use debit card at all other times.
I have two printers neither one will print on Quicken. The printers are HP psc 1315xi and HP psc 1210xi. AQ printer on loan to me (Deskjet 932c) prints just fine. All of the printers work with all other application, the only problem is with Quicken. I have tried everything that Intuit has suggested but nothing has helped. I really need help!
I'm beginning to think that Intuit is trying to drive it's users over to Money. I'm running Vista (64) on an HP Pavilion. I've tried most of the suggested fixes in the forum. Either they didn't work at all or they didn't solve all of the printer problems I'm having with Quicken (basically, I can't print anything from Quicken). And some of the suggested fixes "unfixed" my printer (HP C3180) so that it wouldn't print ANYTHING, and I had to uninstall and re-install the printer. I installed the the printer with the new installation disc from HP which includes an up to date driver.Why the heck should I have to emulate another printer to get my printer to half-way work? I would really like a true "fix" rather than a patch that sorta works. I'd like to hear some comments from folks who want a REAL fix.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I'm beginning to think that Intuit is trying to drive it's users over to..."It's very difficult to contact Intuit in the US to talk to someone corporate to complain. But I've sent several emails complaining about this. I also have an HP Pavilion and I have an HP 5610xi printer. However, I did temporarily solve the problem. My daughter no longer needed her old HP K80xi printer so she gave it to me and Quicken appears to print perfectly on it. So I have both printers set up now. What a waste of time. I probably spent 30-40 hours trying to get Quicken to print with my other printer. And, none of the "emulations" worked either with the 5610xi. And, Quicken 2009 doesn't work any better, so don't waste your money upgrading.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I'm beginning to think that Intuit is trying to drive it's users over to..."I must have posted a dozen times about this, essentially in agreement. I discovered it last year when I tried to run 2008 on my new HP notebookI wrote to the CEO and called with no response.I've only used Quicken for 20 years so why should they listen to me.What bothers me most are the Intuit customers who are willing to accept this and apologize for Intuit.One wrote me to say that it's my responsibility to find a solution and not Intuit's. But then he wasn't running 2008 Premier with 64 bit Vista. I'm still awaiting his final solution.The answer is....expect nothing from Intuit.I live 6 miles from their HQ and thought about dropping in to see anyone but it'd be a waste of my time. I had personal contact during the 90s and they were very helpful. But this is the age of off-shore support, if you can call it that.
True enough.Often Intuit is blaming the problems on the user, when the reality is that its their app.Example_ the pdf printer deal.Instead of trying to fix what was a nice quicken deal for me... since I had trouble finding a Intuit solution...I went and got a non-Quicken answer.Ie_ the point is that till 3 weeks ago the pdf printer deal for me was fully usuable for a long long time ...even externally to QuICKEN.If I get to where the investment or chkbook part of what I use is no longer working..I will go ot MS MOney... I dont want to...as I too am a 20 year user of QUICKEN.As a developer myself, I know full well that some of these printer related problems are Intuit.Its obvious that their people dont know what they are doing or dont have sufficent info to give the 'right' answer.The proper answer is that any product that cannot use the default printer_ it will nearly always be the product and not the printer.Especially if quicken is the only problem...and all other apps have no problem with printer.If the printer has issues with other apps then it could be printer.But when QUICKEN is litterally the only app with problem...its QUICKEN.I would say that_ that portion of the developement team needs to be replace or even fired. As a developer myself of AMIGA based quicken-similar products (then I almost had a quicken compatiable product at one point back then)..... I know full well what it takes.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Go to Add Hardware, select Add Printer, select HP as the manufacturer and look..."After reading all the posts and my husband spending 3 hours on unsuccessful tech report, I followed up on someones reply and referred to clip 721 and MADE SURE OF WHICH PORT I WAS USING and installed hp deskjet990c onto the same port and lo and behold it worked. Thank you clip 721.of course I only printed a report. I have long since ceased paper banking checks, so I don_t know if the checks would work or not.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: After reading all the posts and my husband spending 3 hours on unsuccessful tech..."Yea, for me even though I have a printer that can print chks...chks are a problem to print no matter what the brand so I stopped trying.Much of the problem with QUICKEN are not problems with anything else.It comes down to knowing.Does the printer work with everything else?If it does, then its obviously a quicken problem.If printer failes with other non-quicken stuff, then it could be printer or non-quicken problem.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: " ... wouldn't the fact that all my other programs, including QuickBooks 2008, use..."Sooo anyone that builds a printer or os needs to check with Quicken to build their driver to suit Quicken Hmm I have always thought it would be the other way around
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Sooo anyone that builds a printer or os needs to check with Quicken to..."u would think so.But quicken thinks weird.In my own case, I already tested MS Money and will consider switching to them eventually but not for now.WHat i did do though was dump the quicken pdf options and go with Bullzip pdf.No problem and it works on VISTA & XP just fine.PRINTER wise, QUICKEN shouldnt even be trying to do anything special..(except for chk printing, and even then there are standards to print chks, but I dont know whether quicken follows them or not, I doubt it).But then I have yet to have real issues other than PDF printing..My current problem is in using 2007 (all is fine except the 'autodownload of transactions seems to error out).. I think thats per the web changes.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Sooo anyone that builds a printer or os needs to check with Quicken to..."lI have no idea where you came up with your statement, but it definitely has nothing to do with what I said.Device_drivers are computer programs just like Quicken, Money, etc._ All computer programs are capable of having bugs, and_device drivers are no exception: if you do the research, you'll be able to easily verify that.__New operating systems_often need new device drivers, and_device driver bugs are one of the first things to show up when a new operating system is released.Just_ becuase a printer driver_appears to work_with some applications, does not mean it is bug free.__PCL (Printer Control Language) is the_language most all today's printers speak_ and there are literally hundreds_of PCL instructions.__Many applicataions will never use a fraction of all those_instructions ... but all the printer driver has to correctly process every single one of those instructions._ Not all applications ask the printer driver to_execute the same instructions, so_it is not uncommon for a printer driver to have problems with one application but not another.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: lI have no idea where you came up with your statement, but it definitely..."True enough - up to a point.But when the only application among hundreds (or in my own familys case overall, many hundreds) and only quicken has this problem...that makes quicken related IS the problem.In my own case, problem solved by using non-quicken products for anything not specfifically QUICKEN.In the case of printing from QUICKEN (excluding pdf issue) ..>I have printed via quicken to over 80+ different printers (different brands) and have had zero problems.Only problem has been using quicken products not direclty a part of QUICKEN 2007/2008.Ie_ the pdf deal is not a direct part of it just like other add ons arent (inventory for example).As a driver developer myself, its actually partially incorrect to state that it would have problems with one app and not another.When one tests thousands of apps and quicken is litterally the only problem...then its not the driver.Depending on the team, they should not be designing print drivers anyway....they need to stay within quicken & financial..and leave device drivers to others.In the case of how to print, its very easy to develope code that will print to anything...and to use standardized methods on chk printing.Im also a chk printing expert on mainfraqme & midrange systems (graphical & regular).
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: True enough - up to a point. But when the only application among hundreds..."I disagree with most of what you say._ I know of situations that contradict your claims.But I have no idea where you got the idea that Intuit writes printer drivers._ If you're referring to the Quicken "PDF Printer"_ that's written by a third party.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I disagree with most of what you say._ I know of situations that contradict..."What are the situations that contradict his (and mine and the 60 others I've seen here)claim?Please help us by disclosing your solution.Do you run 64 bit Vista with 2008 Premier?
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Try the HP 990c emulation, not the 900c. I've got an hp Officejet..."Thanks to all who posted the useful information.I have a hp pavilion desktop with 64 bit vista os, quicken 2009, upgrade 2, and hp photosmart 7250 printer. I was able to install a driver for hp990c and print wirelessly with this printer driver. Using the driver for the 7250 caused paper jams in quicken but worked perfectly with microsoft office 2007 and internet explorer.It seems to me that it shouldn't be this difficult to simply print reports from quicken.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I disagree with most of what you say._ I know of situations that contradict..."Then you are not a developer.As a programmer / developer in all areas (mainframe,pc, games, drivers ,etc), I can say that on this , it is quite often that when only 1 product failes and none others in testing...its often the one product that is problem. That was especially true when I developed similar products on Amiga & even mainframe stuff.Its nearly universal in programming circles & software developement that when you have tested hundreds/thousands of products/pgms, and only one fails ...it will be the one with problem..not everything else. Though in theory you could debate it, the reality is that its nearly always the product that failes that is at fault.I accept your comments about 3rd party though its not relevant because its in the quicken package (therefore not relevant).Oh, in my case, VISta home premium 64 2.66ghz (6gig ram, 750gig hd, 1500gig external). but with same issue on a xp 800mhz with 40gig hd and 768meg ram).Btw as a former HP rep & technician I tested many a printer including the most recent...and including some listed in this forum, and have yet to have one printer fail to install.. Note however, I am talking only about printers of recent 1-3 years or newer... or that have VISTA drivers specifically.tHOUGH i did get 1 of 5 old printers to work per drivers for vista were available...the others were too old.Generally, if a printer was made during the times of a earlier OS, you should immediately assume it will not work in new OS, untill you chk for drivers available.In the case of printer drivers not working, it would usually need to be os specific...and if that was mentioned in previous comments I appologize...as it usually needs to be os capable...
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Your situation matches mine exactly only with a different printer. At least I now..."i had the same problem when i purchased a new 64 bit computer. i purchased the 08 version of quicken thinking by then they would have resolved all issues with vista and 64 ( i had the 06 version). i spent days trying to figure out why it would not print as it worked perfectly in all other ways and in all other programs except Dragon (nuance openly admits they are not yet compatible with 64 bit processor). After an hour or two - at least - with quicken help they told me that quicken was not compatible with a 64 bit processor. I was hoping 09 so i could go back to quicken but apparantly not.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: The Quicken on my XP machine works fine also. Until you install Vista..."FSKESS, did you ever reasolve thisaproblem. i haven'tbeen able to print checks ever since installing vista. worked fine in xp. any patches that you know about???
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: had the same problem when i purchased a new 64 bit computer. i..."weldon, just read your post. Quicken told ME 2008 PREMIER would run with 64 bit.So did you ever resolve this? quicken surely isn't helping much.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: FSKESS, did you ever reasolve thisaproblem. i haven'tbeen able to print checks ever..."It has never been resolved. I'm not expecting any help from Quicken. They won't even admit that there MAY be a problem.I've moved on and will replace Q with something else soon. I'm not keen on MONEY.
Good evening - I have installed Quicken 2001 successfully from an XP SP2 PC to a brand new Vista SP1 PC - 64 bit application. I have successfully imported the data from one PC to another. The problem is printing. Seems Quicken 2001 does not allow me to print documents previously saved in Quicken 2001. I have reviewed the discussions here and have done the following: (1) I have tried to use another printer to "fake" out Vista. The printer I tried was HP Deskjet 990C. (2) This looked like it was going to work as I was successfully able to print out an alignment print on the HP printer. (3) The new printer is an HP Deskjet F4280. It works just fine in all other programs. (4) The F4280 is on a DOT_4 port. (5) I tried the 990C on the virtual USB as well as the LPT1 and nothing. I really need to be able to get this to work as soon as possible for a client. Any information any of you folks can provide me will be most appreciated. Cordially, Peggy DaValt
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: It has never been resolved. I'm not expecting any help from Quicken. They..."nor i but we put in on because we needed something right now. they have admitted the problem to me but they do not appear to have solved it. with so many computers being 64 bit processors i am suprised that it has not yet been solved.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I disagree with most of what you say._ I know of situations that contradict..."I am having the same issue. I have tried to get Quicken 2009 to print from 2 printers but it is not working. My Quicken 2008 printed just fine from my windows xp laptop. This is a new computer with windows Vista. Any advice because I am at a loss.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I've only had the problem since July 2007. why should they hurry?"good point.but it is interesting that all the computer world knew about the 64 bit processor and vista long before both became common place and quicken is sold to millions yet they did not come up with a patch or a new version to fix the issue. not good management to say the least.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: "I was told the problem is with their 3rd-party print drivers in Quicken."..."it is not anything other than quicken as the printer works with the other programs. even quicken admits that it is their problema and that they are working on it. if it was the printer co the printer would not work with all other programs. the only other program that is apparantly not compatible with the 64 bit processor that i am aware of is dragon.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: weldon, just read your post. Quicken told ME 2008 PREMIER would run with 64..."not solved but i appreciate your comment. do you think that they are telling the truth. i would assume that if they found a fix that they would post a patch for the other versions. was it quicke help in India that provided you the information? was it in an email?
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Quiken will not print to either of my HP printers. Network 7280 all in..."I had the same problem with Vista as my OS and an HP network printer (c7280). The solution that worked for me was to turn off the print spooler. Go to control panel, select printers, right click on your hp printer, select properties, then advanced tab. Then check the box to print directly to printer. As I said, this worked for me. Of course, it turns off the spooler for everything, not just for Quicken. You could look for a driver that would be a better fix, or just live with turning off the print spooler. If you find a driver to fix the problem, please let me know.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I'm sorry, but I would have to disagree with the contributor who wrote that..."I agree that the problem is with Quicken. I have an HP network printer (HP Photosmart C7200 series). Everthing prints fine except from Quicken. I was able to print checks by disabling the print spooler. To do this, go to control panel, select your printer, right click, select properties, then advanced tab and mark the box print directly to printer. That worked for me using Vista. Quicken needs to fix their software. They also need to supply a telephone number so customers like me and you can telephone them to yell at them.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I agree that the problem is with Quicken. I have an HP network..."By searching the internet, I did find a telephone number for quicken support but it is about three years old and I don't know whether the number is still good. I won't state the telephone number here because there is a warning with the number that your credit card may be charge $1.95 per minute. That is outrageous. I also found a link for requesting a call back. Why should I wait for quicken to call me at their convenience. No way. I should be able to call quicken at my convenience. Also they want to charge me $25 to call me back. This too is outrageous. If they made quicken to work correctly off the shelf including printing, then I would not have to call them. I am trying to call them because they sell broken software. I should not have to pay quicken to get a fix for their broken software. Even microsoft, which sells broken vista, gives me a phone number to call for support. The arrogance of quicken by not supply a phone number to call for free support, which I could not even need if their software worked correctly, is absolutely outrageous. Just read all of the posts in the forum about printer problems. Get my point. If there is a no charge real phone number for support (not sales), not call back at a price, it should be printed in big numbers on the cd and on the package. If there is such a telephone number, please put it here in big numbers in this forum.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Finally managed it. Set your compatibilty mode to Windows XP service pack 2, and..."can you explain that a little more? where is the compatiblity mode? also the run as admin is where? I would love to get my printer working again as we have been using microsoft money since quicken 08 will not print. what version of quicken do you have? is your processor a 64 bit processor?
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Finally managed it. Set your compatibilty mode to Windows XP service pack 2, and..."I think it will work only if you DO NOT run Vista 64 bit OS. Most XP (like my other computer) is 32 bit and has no problem.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: can you explain that a little more? where is the compatiblity mode? ..."Compatibility: Right click the Quicken program icon,_ left click Properties and select the "Compatibility" tab._ Put a mark in the "run this program in compatibility mode for" box and select the appropriate operating system in the drop down.Run as: Right click the Quicken program icon, left click "Run as", left click "The following user"_ select_"Administrator".
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: You're correct. I tried it, and it doesn't work. I run Vista..."I cant believe how may people cant print quicken on vista for last year and there has been no real help from quicken. I just purchased a new computer. What a headache and wast of time spent. What is their problem? Can't they hear us? Unless I get real help soon, I am ready to jump ship to another product.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I cant believe how may people cant print quicken on vista for last year..."If I was home now, I think I would drive the 6 miles to Intuit headquarters and ask the question (accompanied by a local newspaper reporter).I used to be invited in the 90s for my input as I headed a local users group. Back then they seemed happy to get customer input. But they're big time now.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: If I was home now, I think I would drive the 6 miles to..."Just found this enormous topic - almost (but not quite unbelievable) that any software company could let this situation arise. In my case I have found that whatever printer I select (HP or Canon, PDF or wahtever) I get the "intuit Printing Library" - could not open printer, check your printer selection" message. All works fine with all other software. But clearly there's no answer from Intuit or any workaround? Incredible.Steve L
Amazing. Sometimes changing printer drivers fixes the problem. Sometimes turning off the print spooler fixes the problem. Sometimes nothing works. Intuit should fix their software. Their customers should not have to put up with this. At a minimum, Intuit needs to supply a free 800 telephone number for Quicken support.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Amazing. Sometimes changing printer drivers fixes the problem. Sometimes turning off the..."I found Moneydance financial software. I posed the question on their forum about the 64 bit no print problem. I await an answer, but am not hopeful.
Bought a new HP C6380 Printer. Wouldn't print checks. Bought 2009 upgrade version of Quicken Deluxe, thinking that might solve problem. Still running on Vista. 2009 version no better than 2007 version... still no printing.Finally tried shutting off printer spooling option - instead now goes directly to printer. Not a great setting for other applications, but at least now it will print checks, but I still have to put up with a bunch of Quicken error messages: "problem communicating to printer"... What a pain in the rear. Very disappointed with Quicken not solving this or providing support!
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Question? Do you have an HP computer or laptop AND an HP printer?..."Yes, I have a new HP Pavilion (Vista) w/ new HP officejet 5610. And quicken 07. and no printing at all. I left XP to upgrade and what a mistake. I am ready to goto Money. Is there anything new to this??
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Yes, I have a new HP Pavilion (Vista) w/ new HP officejet 5610. And..."Have you tried printing to Adobe .pdf?It may work but it's only a crutch. Ther is no way to use your Vista data in xp Quicken. It's not backward compatible. There are many Quicken users with your problem.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Yes, I have a new HP Pavilion (Vista) w/ new HP officejet 5610. And..."Chuck: Have you tried emulating the hp990c? That worked for me and I've had no problems printing reports at all. I do not print checks, so I can't comment on that.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Chuck: Have you tried emulating the hp990c? That worked for me and..."I found q2000 wouldn't print to any printer (physical, PDF or "emulated like HP990) under Vista. Support said I needed to upgrade so I paid for and installed Q2009: which collapsed when converting 2 of my 4 Q2000 data files! However with the 2 it WOULD import the printing problem seems to have gone away. But I have had to reinstall Q2000 on another XP machine to get access to my other 2 data files. Awaiting further assistance from support. Hope they are quick as I shall be off-line for a month from Thursday!
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I found q2000 wouldn't print to any printer (physical, PDF or "emulated like HP990)..."I was able to print reports in Quicken 2003 Basic using Vista 64 with the printer "Microsoft XPS Document Writer".Vista adds this printer to your Printers List.Set Report printer to the Microsoft XPS Document Writer.When you print the report it saves it to a folder you create. When you open the doc it opens in internet explorer. You can then print the doc.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I was able to print reports in Quicken 2003 Basic using Vista 64 with..."You can do the same thing using the .pfd printer which is already on the list. You don't have to create a folder and you can attach and send the file by Email as a .pdf which any Microsoft computer can read with the free Adobe Reader which comes with xp and Vista.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: You can do the same thing using the .pfd printer which is already on..."Quicken 1999 was slow in booting up on the new computer with Vista. I purchased the 2009 Home & Business for VISTA & couldn't get it to work-it alway hung up & had "program not responding" After sending in for help, I received a message & followed the instructions-problem remained unchanged. I removed the program and it took several attempts to re-install 1999. Now I find the same problem, it won't print. After numerous hours, like you, it disappoints me that no direct help is available & the programs aren't truly compatible.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Ever consider this is a VISTA compatibility issue?"Let's don't restart the 1 1/2 year old discussion. Sure it's a Vista compatibility issue.So explain to me why Quicken is the only program (on my system and others reporting here) that won't print properly.Intuit won't address the problem and no Quicken partisan has come up with an answer/solution, only workarounds that very selectively work.I've been waiting since July 2007 for the solution.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Let's don't restart the 1 1/2 year old discussion. Sure it's a Vista compatibility..."I see you've glossed right over the fact that a definite Vista printing bug has been reported in these forums (a bug found by non-Intuit software developers), and it is known to affect other software besides Quicken.__ The fact that you, or others here, may not use that "other software", doesn't add any support to your case.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I see you've glossed right over the fact that a definite Vista printing bug..."according to the quicken help people the issue is not vista but a lack of compatibility with a 64 system.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: according to the quicken help people the issue is not vista but a lack..."So why isn't Quicken compatible with 64 bit systems? It appears that all new Vista computers are 64 bit.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I see you've glossed right over the fact that a definite Vista printing bug..."I have no "case". I,like all the others have Quicken which won't perform as specified.Does the current downloadable update fix the problem. I'm afraid to install it.Do you have the solution?I have no Vista printing bug except with Quicken.In 26 years of PC printing this is the first printing problem. I started with an Epson 9 pin dot matrix. Unforunately with Quicken 2008, the data is not backward compatible or I would install Quicken 98 on this computer.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Chuck: Have you tried emulating the hp990c? That worked for me and..."I just spent 2 hours with a chat online to finally solve my problem by emulating the HP DeskJet990c.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: I just spent 2 hours with a chat online to finally solve my problem..."Great. Does the 990C support duplex printing and wireless? I don't think so. I have a C7280 with both.Do I give those features up to get Quicken to print properly. Not much of a choice.
Quote:" It really won't work w Vista?: Great. Does the 990C support duplex printing and wireless? I don't think so. I..."I have already tried the emulation and it did not work for my HP7560 which is a wireless printer, fax, scanner.
#1 way to eliminate quicken print issues is to install your own pdf driver for that part.But also otherwise use a printer you have installed already on vista.I use vista 64 & pc is hp, 1 printer is hp and another isnt.No problems in printing at all except for pdf's.I chose to eliminate pdf issue by installing a non-intuit freebie... and its actaully better quality and more usefull anyway.If you are having printing problems...1. first check if you have other issues with printer.2. Then replace the pdf deal with another.Despite early comments contradicting my comments, when only one product among thousands has a print problem it is usually litteraly that app's problem.
as a developer myself, I find it ludicrous that quicken would have problems printing (excluding the check stuff since i never print checks and in fact do nearly all finances electronically.At most write mayabe 1 paper check per month.Other than the chk write stuff, there should be zero problems in printing as most of the printing code one would use is very very generic and basic and requires no fancy programming.And if its via visual studio (or even C++) or similar there are plenty of code snippets to copy to use to test with...Ive actaully used some of these snippets myself, even in my own attempt at a checkbook pgm.Now, there is also similar for check writing, but Im not as aware on those.
Since my quicken 2007 on my Vista 64 wasn't printing... I went out and bought Quicken Deluxe 2009. All of the fixes I have read ( sign on as administrator, make it Windows XP serv pk 2 compatible) still doesn't work. I get an Intuit Spooling error and can't delete that from HP documents file. The only fix I used before buying the 2009 was to send the reports to an excell file and then printing... I am not that excell friendly.. I actually have 2 other programs which will not work with Vista 64 .... yet????? I still need to use my XP desktop for those programs. Palm software won't work either... :-( Carol
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Since my quicken 2007 on my Vista 64 wasn't printing... I went out and..."By the way, I just tried the HP 990 fix... and could not get past the Intuit spooling error. I still have that in my HP 1200 - how do I get rid of that?I did have a "quicken pdf" on my print options... and that seemed to work for my reports. I do not print checks, tho... so can't help with that.I bought 2009 today thinking that Vista compatible meant that the printing communication had been repaired.I saw where someone returned the Program. How easy is that? How do I get 2007 back?Carol
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: By the way, I just tried the HP 990 fix... and could not get..."I returned the program. I called Quicken and they gave me a credit (although I had bought the product online from Quicken so that was an easy "return"). I would call them and find out how to return it if you bought it somewhere else. However, when I tried to return to my older version of Quicken I ran into problems because it would not read any of the data from Quicken 2009. I backup after every session and Quicken 2009 backed up over the older version and I no longer had a compatible backup to restore data. So, I had to continue to use 2009. There have been several updates to it and none of them have fixed the problem.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I returned the program. I called Quicken and they gave me a credit..."Quicken AUTOMATICALLY backs up your data file prior to converting your data from a previous version.That backed up data file set is contained in the folder 0xFiles, where x is the previous version of Quicken you used (so Q2007 would have a folder 07Files).After reinstalling your previous version, FILE RESTORE BACKUP FILE and browse to that folder._ Then add all transactions from that date and time.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have Quicken 2007 on a PC with Vista Home Premium. I..."I have a new HP 900 computer, and have installed 2006 Quicken home & business, but I can't print out the invoices. It tells me to "restore pdf driver. Can't get it to do this
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: By the way, I just tried the HP 990 fix... and could not get..."I have the identical problem - New HP PC with Vista 64b and Q2009. Q won't print on any printer, even my new HPC6380 wireless. The program says it can't communicate with the wireless. I've got the same spooling problem on my HP 3210. Iv'e tried all the Q Support baloney including the HP990c and installing as Administrator. Quicken support is anything but. I print checks and reports and have used Quicken for more than ten years, Now with my new PC, it looks like I am going to say goodbye Intuit. By the way, all my other programs work just fine with Vista 64Bit Does anyone have any comments about Money?
I just bought a new hp mp9400f pavilion computer, i also have a hp pavilion laptop with xp, with quicken 2008 on it, i bought the new 2009 home and business from quicken installed it on mp9400 desktop with vista and i can't get it to print to my new j6480 all in one printer, would really like to know how to fix this, i can print off everything else, internet,pictures,ect.ect. but not quicken, Need HELP
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I just bought a new hp mp9400f pavilion computer, i also have a hp..."I tried the HP960 fix that everyone has mentioned. I could not get Q to print on my HP 1200. But I did get the Quicken PDF to work ... so it is a 2 step process_ but I will use it. Save the report as a PDF... and then print from the PDF.I am not printing checks_ only reports.I am sorry_ I do not remember how one of my printer choices listed Quicken PDF.Now to the spooling error that is still listed in my print log... Quicken emailed a fix... I have not had time to check yet.Hope some of this helps you.Carol
Well, this is discouraging. I came here hoping to find the answer to my inability to print ANYTHING from Quicken using my HP M8530F Desktop and HP C4480 Printer. I'm getting the same error messages. Have tried all the obvious fixes, but thanks for the suggestion to save to a .pdf. Next time I do my reconciliation I'll try that!
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Well, this is discouraging. I came here hoping to find the answer to..."have you heard if Quicken is working on a fix for the vista/64 bit processor issue?
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have Quicken 2007 on a PC with Vista Home Premium. I..."old computer crashed. had to get new one and of course it came with vista, so i had to upgrade to Quicken deluxe 2009. My hp photosmart all in one 3310 printer connected via usb wouldn't print anything from quicken. all other programs were fine. after chatting online with hp rep they advised me to install hp deskjet 990c software via the control panel/printers/add new printer wizard. select local printer and then hp from the drop down on the next screen and 990c in the other drop down. Use that printer as default printer for Quicken and my 3310 printer for all other printing and i'm finally back to good. Too bad it is such a headache to get there. Hopefully Intuit will correct this issue soon. maybe this info will help with your problem too? i hope so.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have Quicken 2007 on a PC with Vista Home Premium. I..."I have tried everything and nothing seems to work.I am running a brand new PC with Vista 64bit. Printer is an HP C7280. I have not other problems with the printer, so it must be Quicken version 2009 Deluxe.It really doesn't help to handwrite my checks! That is why I spent the money on Quicken... I am not doing double work, writing and entering everything so I don't miss information.I have added the printed, named it Quicke - etc. It just shows all of the jobs deleted but it won't remove them. When are they going to fix this issue?Thanks for any new tips.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have tried everything and nothing seems to work. I am running a..."I have the same issue. Same printer. Nothing has worked. I continue to look here to see if there is anything new to try but nothing has worked for me.Thanks,Vista 64bitQuicken 2009 DeluxeHP C7280
I had the same problem. I had Quicken 2008 but it wouldn't let me print to my HP Photosmart 7150 or to PDF. I tried all the solutions and nothing worked. I just upgraded to Quicken 2009 and all printing problems are fixed.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: I have the same issue. Same printer. Nothing has worked. ..."I've had this problem for 18 months with the same printer.Don't hold your breath for a fix from Intuit. All my other programs print properly w/Vista 64bit.
Quote:" Re: quicken won't print in windows vista: And...have YOU read post #322 on this thread?"Has anyone had any luck getting their printers to work in Quicken by setting it to "run as administrator"? That is the only time my PDF printer will work. This is not just for the 64 bit version of Vista, since I am running the 32 bit.I wish someone could tell me why it works when running as administrator by not when running for a user/administrator or standard user.
I finally resolved the Quicken (2008 R9) printing problem with Windows Vista (32bit) and a USB connected HP Deskjet 5740 by right clicking the Quicken icon, clicking on Properties, clicking the Compatibility tab, Clicking the box labeled "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" and then selecting "Windows XP (Service Pack 2) from the drop down menu. I found this solution posted here on 11/02/08. Quicken tech support is totally useless. They wasted hours of my time with ineffective "re-install" instructions, or repeating instructions (i.e. rename WPR.DAT) that I had already informed them did not work. Hope this proves helpful to some users.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: I finally resolved the Quicken (2008 R9) printing problem with Windows Vista (32bit) and..."I found a solution for my PDF printer problem, so maybe it would help on some other "printer not found" error messages.Start Quicken from a Desktop shortcut with nothing in the "Start in:" box under properties-general, or from a Start Menu shortcut with "C:UsersYourUserDesktop" in the "Start in:" box. Might be the same thing done using the XP compatibility for all I know.
Quote:" quicken won't print in windows vista: Since my quicken 2007 on my Vista 64 wasn't printing... I went out and..."Ditto.I have sent them messages through their support option now for a month with not one reply. Do they even care if their products work or not.I have used Quicken since 2002. I got a new HP 5500 printer and a new HP laptop. Same as you it spools forever and won't delete until you restart.What is up with these people?????????