Repeated error message: 'This printer driver is not supported by illustrator'

Community Beginner ,
Jul 26, 2017 Jul 26, 2017

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Every time I save a file or start Illustrator I get the error: 'This printer driver is not supported by illustrator'. It's super annoying and just started when I upgraded to 2017. How do I fix this?

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Community Beginner , Jul 26, 2017 Jul 26, 2017
Windows 10 64 bitIllustrator 2017.0.1 release // 21.1.0 (64 bit)My default printer is managed by Windows, and is automatically set to whatever one I used last.However! I disabled this, and set my default printer to "Adobe PDF", and it all seems to be working well now!

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jul 26, 2017 Jul 26, 2017

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What OS and version are you using? What is your default printer?

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Windows 10 64 bit

Illustrator 2017.0.1 release // 21.1.0 (64 bit)

My default printer is managed by Windows, and is automatically set to whatever one I used last.

However! I disabled this, and set my default printer to "Adobe PDF", and it all seems to be working well now!

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Jul 27, 2017 Jul 27, 2017

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Good catch. Thanks for posting this fix.

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Apr 13, 2018 Apr 13, 2018

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Can you walk me thru Step by step how you disabled it. I can't use short cuts without the error message poping up.

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