Unable To Print in adobe photoshop- error opening printer

Photoshop Error-“There Was An Error Opening Your Printers . Printing Functions will not be able Until you have selected a printer …….” .When this error come you are unable to print any document using photoshop application .Print and print setup buttons are also disabled in the app. There are may be several causes of this error.

Solution - There was an error in your printers
Solution – There was an error in your printers

Causes of the error

  1. Image file corrupt .
  2. Adobe Photoshop application corrupt
  3. Default printer not set
  4. New update is installed in windows or mac

So to solve it follow some steps.

Note : Try these solutions in right manner such as solution #1 at first.

Solution #1

Open any other image or document . And try to print it using Ctr + P  command or by click on File<Print . This method is only helpful if the document is corrupt . So if the print option is working in new document ,it means your document or image is corrupt . You have not need to do anything . Just change the document . But If still the error message comes then try the solution #2 .

ReferenceHow to open a corrupt image in abode Photoshop or what to do when you are unable to open a image in Photoshop .

Solution #2

Set default Printer in your computer . Go to control panel and then go to Devices and printers . Set any of your printer as default printer . Restart your Photoshop application . If still the problem does not solved then try the solution #3 .

Solution #3

Go to start menu . Then go to accessories folder . Restore your computer at earlier state .If the problem is due to any windows update installation the it will be solved .See the reference- how to restore windows  .Else go to solution #4 .


Solution #4

If all of above solutions not help you than your abode Photoshop application is corrupt .So you have to  Uninstall the application and reinstall it. Click here to Watch the video how to uninstall a program in windows