Unable to Print from Internet Explorer®
What are the reasons due to which Internet explorer is unable to print?
If you come across a web page that you need information like recipe or something you might need to take a print of that. You can take the print of the web page using any type of printer. You can click on 'Menu' which can be seen at the top of the Internet Explorer you are using. You can now click on the 'File' for getting a drop down. In that drop down list you can click on 'Print' for printing the web page that is open on your web browser. There are many scenarios in which you need to print the web page you are browsing. If you are doing a research or something you need to take the print of different web pages which contains valuable information. Sometimes when you are trying to print from Internet Explorer it might not print. There are may issue which creates this problems. We also have remedies to fix it.
Following are some tips to fix issues related to printing web page:
- Correcting temp variable
- By changing the padding value
- Reinstalling the printer driver
Correcting temp variable
Sometimes you are not able to print from the web page and will not show an error message. In that case, you may not know why you are not able to print. By correcting the temp variable, you can fix this issue. For this, you can open the 'Control Panel>>System' and select the tab 'Environment' and then 'User Variables'. In that, you can see a file path for the temp variable. Copy the file path and navigate to it. In that open window, you can right click and create a new folder with the name 'Temp'.
By changing the padding value
Sometimes when you are trying to print the web page the IE will close with an error message "Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close". This can be fixed by changing the padding value. For this you can open the webpage in Microsoft Front page. On the format menu, you can click on 'Style sheet links'. You can select the pages and click 'Edit' for editing the padding values. After having done the necessary changes, you can save and close the console.
When you are trying to print from the Internet Explorer, the web page will not be printed. You may try all trouble shooting steps to resolve this issue but the issue will persists if it is a problem on the side of the printer. This can be easily fixed by reinstalling the printer. You can remove the driver from Add/Remove programs and reinstall it using the driver disc. You can also download and install the latest version of the driver from the printer’s website.
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