Quickbooks Failed to Add Xps Document Writer

Quickbooks Fails to add XPS Document Writer

The QuickBooks accounting software is for small businesses to manage all their accounts and track financial health and businesses. The XPS Document Writer on your Windows computer is required to print QuickBooks checks. If QuickBooks failed to add XPS document Writer, follow the quick steps given below to fix the issue.

Solution 1: Reinstall Microsoft XPS Document Writer

  • On your Windows computer, close all the running programs, including QuickBooks.
  • Next, press the Windows + R shortcut keys to open the Run dialog box.
  • Type ‘control’ in the Run dialog box and click OK to open the Control Panel.
  • Click the Devices and Printers tab in the Control Panel window and select Add a printer at the top.
  • In the Add a device window, choose your printer’s name and click Next.
  • If your printer’s name is not listed, click on the The printer that I want isn’t listed link.
  • In the Add Printer window, select the Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings option and click Next.
  • On the Choose a printer port screen, select the Use an existing port option and choose PORTPROMPT from the drop-down menu.
  • Click Next and select Microsoft under the Manufacturer panel.
  • Click on Microsoft XPS Document Writer under the Printers section.
  • Click Next and replace the current driver. Also, make sure to name the Microsoft XPS Document Writer.
  • Now you have fixed the issue where QuickBooks had failed to add XPS Document Writer.

Solution 2: Run QuickBooks PDF & Print Repair Tool

  • First, download QuickBooks Tool Hub from the official QuickBooks site.
  • Run the downloaded file from the Downloads folder and finish the installation after agreeing to the terms and conditions of the software.
  • Double-click the QuickBooks Tool Hub icon on the desktop.
  • Once the software is launched, click on Program Problems in QuickBooks Tool Hub.
  • Choose QuickBooks PDF & Print Repair Tool and run it to automatically fix the problems in QuickBooks.
  • Now the issue that you had earlier, QuickBooks failed to add XPS Document Writer, would have been fixed. Attempt to print a PDF or check from QuickBooks Desktop.