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Set the PDF Converter to a unique printer port
ID: 5601 Category: Accounts - Business Range - Desktop & Hosted (previously QuickBooks) Status: Resolved Views: 468


How do I set the Reckon Accounts V5 PDF Converter to its own port?

  1. Close Accounts Business;
  2. Open the Devices and Printers window;
    1. Right-click on the Reckon Accounts V5 PDF Converter and view the printer queue. 
    2. Delete items in the queue then close the window.
    3. Close the Devices and Printers window


3.    Delete the Reckon Accounts printer files QBprint.qbp and wpr.ini:

a.    Go to C:\Program Data\Intuit\ReckonAcoounts 2017\ and delete QBPRINT.QBP and WPR.INI;


If you cannot see C:\Program Data then it is hidden.  To unhide it click on Organize > Folder and Search Options> View > and in the Advanced Settings box, under Hidden files and folders, click on the radio button Show hidden files, folders and drives.


4.    Open the Devices and Printers window again;

    1. right click your QuickBooks PDF Converter > Printer Properties > Ports tab > Add Port button;
      1. Select Local Port and click the New Port button;
      2. In the Enter a port name field, enter RA2017Port, click OK, and then click Close;
      3. Be sure that the RA2017Port is selected in the Ports list and click Apply;
    1. Click the Advanced tab:
      1. Click on Spool print documents so program finishes printing faster;
      2. Clear the checkbox labelled Enable advanced printing features;
      3. Click on Print directly to printer;
      4. Click the Driver drop-down arrow and select Amyuni Document Converter 500;

c.    Click Apply and then click OK;


5.    Close all applications and restart the computer.


6.    Launch Reckon Accounts Business and test printing and emailing. 


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Submitted: 14/09/2017 Modified: 30/10/2018

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