How to Resolve Issues Printing PDFs from Adobe Reader in Windows Uninstalling and then reinstalling the latest version of Adobe Reader often resolves the issue. In Windows, select Start, type Add or remove programs, and then select it from the results. In the list of installed programs, select
Adobe Reader, and then select Uninstall. Depending on your version of Windows, select Uninstall again or Yes. If a User Account Control message displays, select Continue, Run, or Yes. If necessary, follow any instructions to complete uninstalling Adobe Reader. After Adobe Reader uninstalls, close all programs, and then restart the computer. Open a web browser and go to get.adobe.com/reader, and then follow the instructions to download and install Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Open the PDF file in Adobe Reader DC, and then print it. If the issue persists, continue to the next
step. If you cannot print your PDF using a plugin, or another method outside of Adobe Reader, change the default program for viewing PDF files. In Windows, select Start, type Default apps, and then select it from the results. Scroll down and select Choose default apps by file type. Find .pdf, and then select the plus sign or
the listed default app. Select Adobe Acrobat Reader DC from the list of apps, and then close the Settings window. Try printing the original PDF file again. If the issue persists, continue to the next
step. Print a different PDF file to determine if
the issue occurs with a specific PDF file or all PDF files. Close the original PDF, and then open a different PDF file. Print the PDF. If the alternate file prints, the problem
is related to the original file. Edit the file to make it smaller in size or
continue to the next step. If printing the PDF does not work in its original format, print the PDF as an image. Open the original PDF file in Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. Select File, Print, and then Advanced. Select Print as Image, and then select OK. Select Print to print the PDF as an image.