Illustrator- File saving takes lot of time

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Aug 22, 2020

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I am using the latest version of illustrator, and my illustrator takes very long time for saving a file. mininum 4-5 minutes for a blank file .......!!!... Its very sad when I have a deadline to finish a project, Can anyone suggest a remedy for this.. 

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Adobe Community Professional , Aug 23, 2020
Monika Gause Adobe Community Professional , Aug 23, 2020
There is no image in your post. Please use the forum's web interface to embed your image in your post. Please change your printer driver to the Windows PDF printer. Illustrator tries to contact the printer when saving and if it doesn't find it, it will behave badly.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 22, 2020

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Hi,

Which operating system are you using? Are you sure it is complete blank files with no graphics or items inside it?

There is similar thread, you can read that once.

https://community.adobe.com/t5/illustrator/illustrator-2017-taking-forever/td-p/8794094?page=1

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Hi,

Which operating system are you using? - Windows 7

Are you sure it is complete blank files with no graphics or items inside it? Yes for Sure

There is similar thread, you can read that once. Thank you.



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Exactly where do you save your files?

Is a printer attached to your computer?

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Hi

Exactly where do you save your files?

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Almost 500-600 GB free in each drives.

Is a printer attached to your computer?

No, No printers are attached to it. But previously it was connected to my office printer and its driver is installed in this system.





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There is no image in your post. Please use the forum's web interface to embed your image in your post.

Please change your printer driver to the Windows PDF printer. Illustrator tries to contact the printer when saving and if it doesn't find it, it will behave badly.

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Can you help me to change this to windows pdf printer? Can you share the link or screenshots for the same in the forum,
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I'm on a Mac. There are several instructions on the web on how to set up the PDF printer.

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Aug 24, 2020

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Hi Monica.. This issue is resoved. Thanks a lot. 

I have deleted the other printers and added windows pdf one, its working fine now. 

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