Bluebeam PDF printer doesn’t install | Revu 2019


  • PDF files cannot be created.
  • The Bluebeam PDF printer does not exist in the Administrator after installation.
  • Attempting to reinstall the printer notifies you that printer installation has failed.


There are two possible solutions:

Restart the Port Monitor

Restart the Port Monitor and reinstall the printer.

  1. Open the Bluebeam Administrator.

    In Windows 10 and 8.1, click or press Start and type Bluebeam Administrator.


    Go to Revu > Administrator from the Menu bar.

  2. Click the Printer tab.
  3. If the printer Name field is blank, click the Reinstall Printer button.
  4. Click the Restart button.

Once this is done, try using the Bluebeam PDF printer again.

Use a Windows Administrator Account to reinstall the printer.

Your Windows account may not have permission to install a printer.

  1. Log out of Windows and login using the local administrator account.
  2. Start the Bluebeam Administrator.
  3. Click the Printer tab.
  4. Click the Reinstall Printer button.

At this point, try using the Bluebeam PDF printer again.

On rare occasions, the Bluebeam PDF printer may fail to install. The most common solutions are outlined in this article. Read on to learn more.

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