Update, Repair, and Reinstall Adobe Reader/acrobat |QuickBooks

If you know what Adobe Reader/Acrobat is the well otherwise here is a brief summary for you-

Adobe acrobat reader is a software that is freely available for Global standards used for reliable viewing printing and commenting on PDF documents. If you are thinking what is the difference between Adobe Reader and Adobe acrobat then Adobe Reader is a free program distributed and developed by the Adobe company which allows the end-user to view, print, comment, and search through the document. It mainly deals with PDF (portable document format files). Whereas Adobe acrobat is something you acknowledge by the advanced version of Adobe Reader it is more advanced in you have to pay some charges to use this but this allows you to use some additional features in creating printing in manipulating PDF files.

In this article, we will learn how to update, repair, and reinstall the Adobe Reader/acrobat. This is important to learn this because most of the printing problems can be resolved in QuickBooks online if we do this. If you are using QuickBooks Online for your accounting purpose. You would know how essential it is to print the various reports if you are facing error in printing the report it might be because of your Adobe Reader/Acrobat. Quickbooks printing issues are associated with the Adobe Reader or acrobat. So let’s start reading the most simple steps to fix the issue of updating, repairing, and reinstalling Adobe Reader/acrobat.

Updates for Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader

Automatic update:-

As most of the new applications and software Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader also have the feature of automatic updates. If you turn on the feature then Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Reader automatically detect the availability of the newer versions of the software. The program will check for a new version when you the software as an application and will prompt you to install a new version if it’s available.

Update manually:-

If the software is not updating automatically follow the steps shown below to manually perform the task.

  • Open Adobe Reader/acrobat
  • Reach out to the help tab and choose the last option ‘check for updates’ mentioned below repair installation.
  • A window will open directing you if the update is available or not. If the update is available click on the button ‘Download and Install’.
  • The update will start downloading in the background. You will get a notification when the process is complete. It might prompt you to quit Adobe Reader/acrobat. Quit it and hit retry.
  • Make sure you hit yes if you see the User Access Control prompt, click Yes.
  • When the update procedure is complete a dialog box will appear declaring the update was successful. Click close and you are done.

Repair Adobe Reader/Acrobat

As we are done with updating Adobe Reader/Acrobat to the latest version if you still see that the issue is not fixed. Now we have to repair your Adobe Reader/acrobat installation. This will fix your issue to do so follow the steps shown below-

  • Shut down the Acrobat/Reader and all the other web browser windows if open.
  • Tap on the windows button (start button)at the bottom left of your screen or click on the windows button from your keyboard.
  • In the search field type Control Panel, then hit Enter.
  • Choose Programs and Features. And select Acrobat or Adobe Reader, then Uninstall/Change.
  • Hit Next in the Setup dialog box.
  • Choose Repair and tap on Next.
  • Finally, click on Install.
  • Click on Finish When the process is complete.
  • Reboot your system.
  • Try running your QuickBooks Online, and try to print.

If the problem still persists then it is necessary to uninstall and reinstall Adobe Reader.

Reinstall Adobe Reader/Acrobat

To reinstall the Adobe Acrobat/Reader or any other application you need to first uninstall the application which already exists on your system. Make sure you don’t uninstall Acrobat Professional unless you have the DVD or the installation download and product key/serial number from Adobe to reinstall it with. Because it is not a free program like Adobe Reader. You can uninstall it if you are planning to install and use Adobe Reader instead. Follow the steps shown below to Uninstall the Adobe Acrobat/Reader

  1. Shut down the Adobe Acrobat/Reader and all the other web browser windows if open.
  2. Tap on the windows button (start button)at the bottom left of your screen or click on the windows button from your keyboard.
  3. In the search field type Control Panel, then hit Enter.
  4. Choose Programs and Features. And select Acrobat or Adobe Reader, then Uninstall/Change.
  5. Choose to uninstall and then confirm.

Reinstall Adobe Acrobat/Reader-

Now after uninstalling the software we can successfully install Adobe Acrobat/Reader again without messing up the files. To reinstall Adobe Acrobat/Reader you can either use the DVD or the installation download you received from Adobe. To reinstall Adobe Reader, visit the official website of Adobe and install it from there as it is the free software anyone can download it without any issue.

After Installing the  Adobe Acrobat/Reader go to the QuickBooks Online company, then try to print. We hope Adobe Acrobat/Reader is not a trouble for you anymore.

Conclusion: 

As we have discussed how to update, repair, and reinstall Adobe Reader/acrobat. We have provided the things you need to notice to update, repair, and reinstall Adobe Reader/acrobat. So we hope that now you get rid of the printing related issue after reading and following the instructions provided in the article. And get back to your Quickbooks company files and work effortlessly. In rare cases, these methods may not work, so let us know if it is so for you. We have a team of ProAdvisors and Experts with great experience to assist you 24*7. So, get in touch with us whenever required by ringing us on our toll-free helpline number +1-844-519-0042 to get instant help. You can also contact us if you have any other queries or issues related to Quickbooks.

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