How to Resolve Printing Problems in Microsoft Word 2010
Microsoft Word 2010 offers the best and enhanced features to create professional-quality documents, provides improved methods to perform together with people, and allows speedy access to your files. It offers superior document formatting tools. Microsoft Word 2010 enables you to easily create and manage your documents effectively. It offers you a wide range of new and enhanced tools that permit you to create content that is clear and well presented. Microsoft Word 2010 comes with new features and provides tools that are useful in saving time and reducing your workload. When you work with others people on documents and projects, Microsoft Word 2010 also helps you out by offering the tools you need to work together effectively. Printing problems in Microsoft Word 2010 can be specific to particular documents and templates. You may come across one or more documents that won't print or would display some error message.
- Symptoms and causes of the printing problems
- Resolve by renaming the Normal.dot template
- Resolve by reinstalling the printer driver
Symptoms and causes of the printing problems
There are many symptoms that are indicative of printing problems in Microsoft Word 2010. Sometimes, you may face problems when you try to print a particular document. In some situations, you may not be able to print a new Microsoft Word document. There are various causes for such printing problems. The presence of corrupted custom template might be one reason. The issues with the printer driver can also prevent the printer from functioning properly.
Resolve by renaming the Normal.dot template
If you cannot print a new Microsoft Word document that you generated in the 'Print other Microsoft Word documents' section, you need to rename the global template or Normal.dot. In order to rename the Normal.dot template, you need to do the following: First, quit Microsoft Word 2010. Then, click 'Start' and select 'Search'. Now, Â click 'All files and folders'. Then, in the 'All or part of the file name' box, type 'Normal.dot'. After that, change the setting in the 'Look in box' to 'Local Disk C:' and then hit 'Search'. For each incidence of the Normal.dot template that you locate, rename it 'Normal.old'. To perform this, you need click 'Normal'. From the 'File' menu, select 'Rename', type 'Normal.old', and then press 'Enter'.
A corrupted printer driver might cause printing problems in Microsoft Word 2010. If this is the case, you need to delete and reinstall the printer driver. To perform this, you need to do the following: First of all close all the Windows programs that are running. Then, click 'Start', point to 'Settings', and choose 'Printers'. After that, right-click the default printer that you have to set up and click 'Delete'. Now, you need to click 'Yes'. Then, open the Windows OS in Safe Mode. Safe Mode helps you to reinstall the driver in the correct manner.
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