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Quickbooks 2012 on Windows 8. Can't send an invoice get error: Your forms were not sent because QB could not create the necessary PDF files. I tried to install the amyuri file but it loops.

When trying to send an invoice I get the error:  your forms were not sent because quickbooks couldn't create the necessary PDF files.  I tried to install the amyuri.inf driver but it loops.

I also need to figure out how to send attachments from email. 

 

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    1. Make sure you have R3 downloaded & installed.
    2. See the thread/discussion below.
    • http://community.intuit.com/posts/windows-server-2012windows-8-pdf-creation-doesnt-work

    If needed, install the PDF printer below.

    http://www.cosinecs.com/W8-PDF-fix.html

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    http://quickenwebsites.com/web-designer-blog/how-tos/quick-fix-guide-for-quickbooks-pro-2011-pdf-converter/

     

    I found this and it has worked so far.  I turned off vista compatability and running as administrator afterward and it still works.  cross fingers.

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       This will work:

      Download PDF Creator 1.6.1 from http://www.pdfforge.org/

      -Set it as the default printer

      -On the printing window make sure it is printing from PDF Creator (or click arrow and choose)

      -On that window after entering your info

      -click on email (lower part of window)

      Voila!

      • Here we go and after probably 30 hours of trying I can finally send statements and invoices via email even though an Intuit assistant told me in India that I would have to upgrade to QB 2013 for $199. I’m using QB 2012 pro with Windows 8 64 bit and not at all computer savvy. This link, http://www.cosinecs.com/W8-PDF-fix.html, did the job after many, many, many attempts and by reading other posts and doing some stuff differently. This is exactly what I did. I deleted the Microsoft XPS Document Writer v4, didn’t work unless I did this. Then downloaded the folder from the link and let it download to  computer. This is a zipped file and I extracted it in my documents in a new folder. Then I went control panel, view printers and devices, add printer, clicked the" printer I want isn’t listed" then next. Click replace current driver next, I was prompted to select a port so I added new port and named XPSPORT under a new local port. Then selected had disk and browsed to where I placed it in my documents. Doubled clicked the file which came up as Microsoft XSP Document Writer THEN OPENED IT AND FOLLOWED THE PROMPS AND HEY PRESTO.  
      • Your post is very helpful, I am having the same trouble, but I am not sure which file are you referring, pleae let me know where do I locate the file to download
      • http://www.cosinecs.com/W8-PDF-fix.html Click on this link and download the folder by clicking on where it says download folder and save to computor. It is a zipped file which I was able to unzip when I moved it to my documents.   Hope this helps.
      • thanks I did that, but still does not work, I downloaded, I am closing quickboks and starting again and see what happens
      • Did you have any joy? If not are you running widows 8 64 bit? If so and you have quicbooks 2012 pro I cant see why what I did shouldnt work for you unleess the other stuff you tried is stopping it. I did not download any other PDF creators. My successful try started with me uninstalling everything I tried previous including the folder from the link and I uninstalled Microsoft XPS Document Writer v4 and then I restarted my pc. I then downloaded the folder from this link  http://www.cosinecs.com/W8-PDF-fix.html to computor. I DID NOT FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THIS LINK AS IT DID NOT WORK FOR ME. I clicked on the folder that I had downloaded to cmputor and moved it to a document folder and during this I was asked if I wanted to extract all files in the folder and I did. Then I went through tthe process of adding a new printer and browsed to the document folder I had exracted and after double clicking it I added a new printer named Microsoft XPS Document Writer to a new port I named XPSPORT. This is not my default printer.                                
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       When you added the new printer was it the exact same name printer that you deleted microsoft xps document writer but with the V4 missing? 

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        The advice given by user Cozza worked perfectly for me. It was quick and easy. QB support wanted me to upgrade to 2013 - so go figure. They don't even know how to solve their own problems.

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          Cozza's solution that she found worked for us. I recommend for anyone who has problems to try this. It was easy and didn't take more than 5 mintues to do. Good luck!

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            Im having this problem at home ill have to try tonight if it works for all you I have my fingers crossed !
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