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Resolve the error "Printer not Activated, error code -30" displayed when trying to print to PDF from any program EXCEPT MapInfo Pro when using the MapInfo PDF Driver

Products affected: MapInfo Pro™
 

Issue

User has MapInfo Professional installed and is trying to print to the MapInfo PDF driver from a different program besides MI Pro.
Error "Printer not Activated, error code -30" thrown when trying to print to PDF from any program EXCEPT MapInfo Professional when using the MapInfo PDF Driver.

Cause

The Mapinfo PDF Printer driver will only function when user's print to PDF from with in MapInfo Professional.

Resolution

UPDATED: September 20, 2017
The solution is to install a 3rd-party PDF printing solution, such as Foxit or CutePDF..