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1653391 - 'No Printer' option within Page Setup of Crystal Reports 2008 is greyed out


When attempting to change the default Printer options within Page Setup, you notice that the 'No Printer' option is greyed out.


Crystal Reports 2008 installed on any supported Windows client system

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open Crystal Reports 2008
  2. Create a new report or Open and existing report
  3. Click File and then Page Setup
  4. At the top of the Page Setup Screen, you will notice that the 'No Printer' option is greyed out and you are unable to modify its setting.


The Windows client system's Print Spooler service is listed with the status: 'Stopped.'


Using the Services console within your client system, ensure that the Print Spooler service is 'Started.'


KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem


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