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When in MS Word or PowerPoint, when I go to File → Print, I can see all the printers. But when I do the same thing in Excel, no printers are installed. Yet I can use the Ctrl-P shortcut keys and it does print. So the printer is there, it's just not showing up.

What could be the problem and how can I fix this?

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Knowing what OS you are using and what version of Office will help someone answer your question. Please edit your question with additional details. –  CharlieRB Jan 31 '13 at 12:51
You could try repairing the Office installation in your control panel. –  Bryan Mar 5 '13 at 16:08
You know...it could be something as simple as your scroll bar for the printer selection is moved over to the right and therefore you don't see the other printers. If there is a scroll bar, can you move it to the left? I know it's simple, but hey, it's a possibility. –  H3br3wHamm3r81 Mar 14 '14 at 8:23

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here is the following step which is solve my problem you can also try this

Printer not show in excel 2007

Please do the following steps

  1. Open regedit

  2. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> software -> Microsoft -> WindowsNT ->

  3. Here you find the three folder Devices , Printer Ports and Windows

  4. Right click on every folder and give the full permission for the user in which you show this problem

  5. Restart the system

  6. And reinstall the printer

May be your problem is solved

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simple think i do is backup all document, desktop folder or file on desktop and copy it to save drive i.e D:, then create new user on user account as administrator, then login with these user account and delete old usser account when ms excell 2007 trouble with printer. it works for me

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Try the following:

  • Restart your PC and press F8
  • Go to "Safe mode with command prompt"
  • Type in the following commands, pressing Enter after each one

    attrib -s -h -r user.dat
    attrib -s -h -r user.da0
    ren user.dat user.old
    ren user.da0 user.dat
  • Finally type exit and restart your PC.

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So let me get this straight - you think the OP uses Windows 95? –  Karan Mar 13 '13 at 5:34

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