Deleting QuickBooks QBPRINT.qbp File - How To?

How to Fix & [Solved]

Call us @ ☎ 1-800-515-3107 If you need to fix QuickBooks printing error, can be solved by rename the Qbprint.qbp file or just deleting it.

QuickBooks incorporates a facility to print forms, invoices, checks and other reports through its Qbprint.qbp file. The file embodies various settings for various formats such as reports and invoices. The file may become corrupt and this results in an error in printing. Many QuickBooks printing issues like QuickBooks Not Printing Checks to PDF or QuickBooks Error 17337 can be resolved by deleting the QBPRINT.qbp file. Here is how you can fix it.

It must be noted that if you customize print then such settings are stored in the Qbprint.qbp file. If you delete the file or rename it then the previous settings are lost. However, there is no need to reinstall the file. QuickBooks automatically creates a new file with default settings.

Understand What QBPRINT.qbp File Is?

what is QBPRINT.qbp file

You may face problems with printing and this guide will help you to fix the printing issue by using the QuickBooks PDF & print repair tool or simply by renaming the qbprint.qbp file. Errors may show up while printing to an actual printer or while printing to PDF from inside QuickBooks.

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Typical Errors Displayed

  • Could not print to the printer
  • QuickBooks cannot complete the action due to a missing component
  • QuickBooks is not responding
  • Device not ready
  • Unable to save the .pdf file, read this: (how to fix when QuickBooks could not save your form as a PDF file?)
  • PDF converter is offline
  • Problem connecting to a printer or to Microsoft XPS document write

Causes Behind QuickBooks Printing Problems

  • Files may be corrupted or damaged
  • There may be a virus infection. 

To delete the QBPRINT file (instructions are given below):

Approach One
The simplest method is to download and run QuickBooks print and PDF repair tool for the above issues.
  • Use QuickBooks print and PDF repair tool. Download it from Intuit site and not from any other site and download the latest version.
  • Run the tool. It should fix any print related issues in QuickBooks.
  • Check that the print function is normal in Windows by printing any document outside of QuickBooks. Print to the printer as well as to XPS document writer.
  • If XPS document writer has a problem, uninstall and reinstall it.
It does happen quite often that the problem may not be within QuickBooks but maybe with Windows print utility so it is smart to first check if Windows printing is normal before trying printing from within QuickBooks.

Approach Two
If you do not wish to download and run the repair tool then you can follow these simple steps to restore print functions.
  • First you must find the Qbprint.qbp file. It resides in this location: C:\ProgramData\Intuit\QuickBooks\20xx where xx is for the version. This is for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and vista.
  • Select the qbp file and right clock on it and click on rename option and rename the file.
  • Now run QuickBooks
  • From file option select printer setup
  • Choose any form and press Ok and then QuickBooks will create a new Qbprint.qbp file.
  • Your QuickBooks should now print without any problems.
In case QuickBooks Reinstalling Doesn’t Work. You can reach to QuickBooks tech support experts.
This process creates a new wp.ini and qbprint.qbp file. All old settings will be lost. You may have to reconfigure settings all over again.

If nothing works you do not have to worry. Just give us a call and our helpful agents will resolve the problem for you or give you proper guidance. Now you can call @ 1800-515-3107 to get it fixed.
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