How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

PDF, which stands for Portable Document Format is an electronic document, which maintains its original formatting regardless of the device it is viewed on. Windows 10 includes native support for creating PDF files using a virtual printer. If you happen to accidentally delete or need to create another one, this article will show you how to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10.

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

Quick note: Before making any changes in your computer, I suggest you to create a System Restore point  so that you can restore back your computer to previous working stat if something goes wrong.

Click Start type as devices and printers Hit Enter

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

Click Add Printer as shown in below image

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

Click on The printer that I want isn’t listed

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

Click Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings then click Next . Select Use an existing port then click in the list box then select PDF (Local Port)

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

Scroll down and select Microsoft under Manufacturer then scroll down and select Microsoft Print to PDF under Printers then click Next

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

Enter the printer a name or leave it as it is, click Next

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

Click on Finish

How to add or install the PDF printer in Windows 10

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