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Printing Database from Microsoft Works with Windows 10

Q: Printing Database from Microsoft Works with Windows 10

Since installing Windows 10, I need to print a DVD database that I created on Microsoft Works Suite 2005. The error message I receive is "no default printer" or some such wording. The default printer IS set, and printing from any other site or app works fine. The laptop is a Lenovo, and the printer is Kodak. However, I do not see that the problem is in either of those, since it prints other things. When I look at compatibility for Windows 10, it reads that the Works 2005 is compatible. Please help, as frustration abounds. Thanks.
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Whenever he tries to print something from Database (or go into print preview) he gets the following error:

The printer driver is missing or not valid.

Run the Windows Setup program to install the printer software again.
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A:Microsoft Works Database printing issue

I have been doing more research and I'm starting to think that there is just a compatibility issue. I'm still wondering if anyone knows how to make this work with Vista.

If anyone has any suggestions on a program that is an alternative to Microsoft Database, that would also be pretty helpful. It's the only program my dad uses from the Works Suite.

Thanks again...
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A:printing Microsoft database

When you have the "Microsoft spreadsheet" (whatever that is, assume the Works spreadsheet?) open, select File-Print and see what printer is selected as the default?
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A:microsoft works database question

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A:Microsoft Works Database files

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A:Problem with Microsoft Works Database

Look in the Options of the program.
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A:Works database

don't have works anymore (like a looong time ago) but since it's an Office-Lite product hopefully there's some similarities

maybe try the help feature for:
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Working With Overtime Hours In Excel will show you how to write the formula in Excel.

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A:Need database that works with Outlook and Word

To Roger:
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grandpaw7, you dumbell. You have the column too wide. If you bring the right hand margin of the column over to the left enough, you'll be in good shape.
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