On Windows Vista the Printfil virtual printer is not
you are running Printfil 5.6 or newer...
...during the creation of the virtual printer an additional "authorization" may be asked you by Windows itself to run the function "as Administrator". In this case please confirm the task, otherwise the virtual printer will not be created.
you are running Printfil 5.5 or older
Vista by default has introduced some new restrictions about the
commands which a standard user can run.
running the Create virtual printer
Printfil's menu option, please follow the steps below.
- Create a new empty
directory on your C disk (say C:\TEMP).
click the Printfil's trayed icon (in the lower right corner, near the
clock) and choose Close
click the Printfil icon on the desktop and choose Run
click the Printfil's trayed icon and choose Help
-> Create virtual printer
- When asked to choose the
directory for the temporary file name, choose the directory you've
created at step no. 1 (C:\TEMP) instead of C:\Program Files\Printfil
Printfil printer is correctly created and you can use it either for
capturing the LPT output or for producing PDF files, even if Printfil
is run as standard user and no more as Administrator.