How to Print Non-Printable PDF Files

Updated March 23, 2017

Some PDF files may not be printed in Adobe Reader. A workaround, however, will enable you to print these files. The process will be slightly tedious, since you will have to perform the procedure for printing one page over and over until you print the entire file. Nonetheless, you must perform the task in this manner if you wish to print the file at all. Otherwise, you will not be able to print the file.

Open the PDF file. Start with the first page. Hold "Alt" and press your "PrntScr" key.

Open up "Paint" or any other image-editing program.

Press "Ctrl" and "V" to paste the content of page 1 into the program.

Click "File" and press "Print." This will print out page 1 of the non-printable PDF file. Repeat this process for each additional page.

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Alex Lubyansky has been a writer since 2007. He was a research assistant for the legal publication "Feminist Jurisprudence: Volume IV" and has been published in the Education and Employment Tips section of a prominent website. He holds a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and is currently a law student at DePaul University.