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QuickBooks Printer Not Activated Error Code 20 - How to Fix?


Most of the time, you get this Quickbooks Printer Not Activated Error code 20 after updating your Windows to a higher version. Whenever you try to print any payslip, form, or a PDF by using Quickbooks software, this error message pops up on your screen. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: QuickBooks Printer Not Activated Error Code 20 - How to Fix?

How to Fix QuickBooks Error Code 20 (Printer Not
Activated)? Today you've got problems printing
from QuickBooks with QuickBooks Error Code 20
desktop. Nothing prints from QuickBooks "Printer
not activated". QuickBooks Printer not activated
Error Code 20 is that the result of Upgrade to
Windows 10, otherwise your effort to print from
QuickBooks 2009 installed on a Windows 10 system.
QB 2009 is an outdated version that has problems
printing from Windows 10, caused by compatibility
issues. QuickBooks 2009 closed getting automatic
updates as its official support supervised to May
2012. QuickBooks 2009 was engineered to run on
Windows 7, the most recent of these times, and
technically your data is additionally 10 years
behind the present QB Desktop version. Windows 10
updates twice a month and your QuickBooks 2009
doesn't and roots compatibility issues during a
type of the QuickBooks Error Code 20. Don't be
too wondered, if your
QuickBooks Company File stopped working.
Alternatively, you'll apply the interim solution
to repair QuickBooks Printer not activated Error
Code 20, before you choose to upgrade QuickBooks
to the newest version. What Causes QuickBooks
Error Code 20? QuickBooks 2009 compatibility
Issues with windows 10. Non-updated
QuickBooks 2009. The application keys not
updated. Unsupported printer drivers either
way. QuickBooks Windows Registry
Issues. Solution Steps for QuickBooks Error 20
Printer not Activated Here are some solution
steps that provide you solutions for your
problem. STEP-1 Registry Backup and Restore
Point Backup Windows Registry. Open the
registry editor to add manual changes to that.
Open the file menu and export the registry and
save it. Create a restore point to revoke
the changes made within the Registry if
required. Wait till the time system restore
point creation process ends and click on OK when
STEP-2 Configure User Permissions Hit
Window and type regedit within the search bar is
OK. Right-click on regedit and choose Run as
Administrator. Double-click the
HKEY_CURRENT_CONFIG folder within the left Pan.
Right-click on the Software folder within the
pan and choose the Permissions... option from the
menu. On the new window that pops up, assign
"Full Control" to the "Users" if it's not enabled
and click on OK. STEP-3 Configure Print Spooler
Service Press Windows R at a similar time
and type MSC within the Run box that appears.
Right-Click on the Print Spooler Service from
the services menu and take "Properties".
Stop the Print Spooler Service. From the
Start-up Type dropdown, select Automatic Now
Click Start the service again. Try and print
something or Save a PDF, this could resolve
"QuickBooks Printer not activated Error Code
20" STEP-4 Repair QuickBooks PDF component
QBprint.qbp file Open your Windows control
panel and move to Programs and Features
Select QuickBooks from the list of the installed
program. And click on Change and begin the
repair process and follow the instruction till
the end. Restart the pc after the QuickBooks
Repair process finishes.
Try and print something or Save a PDF, this
could resolve QuickBooks Error Code 20 STEP-5
Updating Windows and Reinstall QuickBooks from
the scuff
Open your Windows control panel and move to
Programs and Features Write your QuickBooks
License and product Number before you uninstall
QuickBooks Select QuickBooks from the list
of installed programs and choose Uninstall from
the top. Follow the wizard instructions till
QuickBooks Uninstall Download and install
the Windows Updates and restart the pc.
Insert the installation CD or open the QuickBooks
Installation folder to begin the setup.
Follow the installation instructions to put in
QuickBooks. Since QuickBooks Reinstallation
does resolve many QuickBooks Errors, you must be
ready to print now. STEP-6 Troubleshooting the
Microsoft Document Writer -Windows
Component Microsoft Document Writer is a
preinstalled Windows component that assists print
to file. It enables Windows to assist the
QuickBooks applications to save information in
PDF. If this component is missing or corrupted,
you get in problem printing from QuickBooks on
Windows 10 and face QuickBooks Printer not
activated Error Code 20 as a result.
Right-click on QuickBooks Icon on your
desktop and choose the Open File Location option
from the menu. Move to the Temp folder and
search for the folder that represents the version
of your QuickBooks. Open the Third-Party
Folder then Locate and double-click the exe
file and let the installation complete. Open
QuickBooks once to register the license.
Just in case of issues installing ABS PDF driver
or it stops responding, try installing again.
Once the installation completes try printing
again to verify QuickBooks Error Code 20 if fixed.
Hopefully, the resolution steps helped you fix
QuickBooks Printer not activated Error Code 20
following one among the 6 steps or all of them
suggested. If the errors continue then you'll
contact the professionals. They'll be ready to
guide you better with the solutions.
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