Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Error "Before you can perform printer-related tasks, you need to install a printer."


Before you can perform printer-related tasks, you need to install a printer

Ever got this error "Before you can perform printer-related tasks, you need to install a printer." While previewing a report in Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic,

Error "Before you can perform printer-related tasks, you need to install a printer."



I got you a simple solution for this error.


Cause : This error occurs due to unavailability of a Printer named "Generic Printer" . Generic printer is a printer which is used to generate previews of a documents like Reports in Dynamics Nav.

Resolution : 

To get rid of this Error "Before you can perform printer-related tasks, you need to install a printer." ,You need to install a Generic Printer driver.




Steps to install a Generic Printer :


1). Go to "Control Pannel" and search " Add a Printer " .


As shown below :




Add a Printer.



2). Then Go to " Add a Printer " option, A new window will appear named " Add a Printer "  and Select " Add a local printer " option.

As shown below :


Add a Printer Window



3) Another window will asking about " Printer Port " , Choose Default port and click Next .

As shown below :



Choose Default port



4). Now in " Install the printer driver " window , Select " Generic " as a Manufacturer And click Next.


As shown below :


Select Generic as a Manufacturer



4) Now select Default values in next remaining option windows and click finish to complete the Setup.



Cheers  ! You have successfully installed Generic Printer, Now you can preview your reports or documents easily.


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Thanks for reading,



Shubin Dongre

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