QuickBooks Error Code 20

QuickBooks Error Code 20
June 12, 2018 0 By QuickBooks Proadvisor Certified

QuickBooks Error Code -20 Printer Not Activated

Error code 20 occurs due to problems, such as printing transactions, emailing forms, or saving anything as a PDF file inside of QuickBooks Desktop.

To resolve these problems, the QuickBooks PDF and Print Repair Tool should be run. But before that, QuickBooks must be updated to the latest release

How to Fix QuickBooks -20 Error

Solution 1: QuickBooks PDF & Print Repair tool

Solution 2: Windows users, but don’t utilize terminal services

If this problem occurs while reconciling accounts, the problem must be fixed in Adobe Reader.

Also user can get hep from QuickBooks Enterprise Support for setup of printer or driver update .

Option 1: Users must check if the XPS Document Writer is functioning by printing outside QuickBooks.

Option 2: Users must reinstall the Microsoft XPS Document Writer. It must be checked if the XPS Services and XPS Viewer are enabled. If the issue occurs despite enabling both, users must reinstall the XPS Document Writer.

Option 3:Users must adjust Windows user permissions for the XPS Document Writer. If users don’t have permission to print to the Document Writer, QuickBooks won’t be able to create the .xps file for converting it to a .pdf file. Users will have to log in as Administrator to change the permissions. Also Intuit posted why QuickBooks Unable to Save as PDF .

Option 4: Users must edit the settings of the security software. Security software settings can block .xps files from being created. Users must ensure that this is not happening. To do this, they must contact the software vendor/developer.

Option 5: Users must install or repair MSXML 6.0, which is a Windows component and part of the system requirements for the XPS Document Writer.

Option 6:Users must create a new template for the form. Then, they must change the template of the transaction and create the .pdf file.

Option 7: The print spooler must be bypassed (only for terminal services).  First, the ‘Printers Control Panel’ must be opened. Then, right-click on ‘Microsoft XPS Document Writer’ and select ‘Printer properties’ (for Windows 7/8) or ‘Properties’ (Vista). Now, choose ‘Print Directly to Printer’ in the ‘Advanced’ tab. Select OK to save changes and close the ‘Printer properties’ window.

Also, verify whether off screen there is reconcile window.

Also you have to read common QuickBooks PDF Errors during printing .

How To Get Support for 20 Error QuickBooks Pro, Premier , Enterprise Troubleshooting 

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