Windows 8 won't print PDF files

I've never had this problem until today. I can't print documents Word and images, but when I try to print the PDF files from my documents or online it will not print. I click on the printer that I always use and click 'print '.  But nothing happens. Help!

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Hi Harley,

Please contact Microsoft Community.

I understand that you are not able to print one of your word documents, PDF or images. This problem with printing can occur if you do not have the respective printer drivers installed on the computer. To help you, I would ask you to answer the following questions.

  1. What is the brand and model of your computer and the printer?
  2. You did changes to the computer before the show?
  3. What happens when you print from Notepad and WordPad or Internet explorer?

In the meantime, I suggest you follow the methods and check if these methods help you resolve the issue.

Method 1:

I suggest you try the procedure described in the article and see if it helps.

Set or change your default printer

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-in/Windows-8/set-change-your-default-printer

Method 2:

If the problem persists, I suggest you try the procedure described in the article and see if it helps.

Solve printer problems

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows/printer-problems-in-Windows-help#fix-printer-problems=Windows-8&V1H=win8tab1&V2H=win7tab1&V3H=winvistatab1&v4h=winxptab1

Hope this information helps. Response with status so that we can help you.

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