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Printer Activation Error 30
After upgrading or updating Windows you may find saving as PDF, Email Attachments and Print Preview no longer works as expected and comes up with a not printer not activated -30 (or similar) error when you try and save as PDF or email a PDF.

You may see a message box similar to this
AWM uses Amyuni PDF drivers, Windows updates can sometimes want to update these drivers which is what causes the issue especially on Windows 10.

There are 2 possible steps needed to fix issue.

Step 1

Close down Auto Workshop Manager.

Open Windows Control Panel ( Click start and begin typing control panel)
* not to be confused with settings on Windows 10

Double click to open Devices and Printers

Right click on PrinterSwitch PDF Printer

Choose Remove Device
When you next start Auto Workshop Manager the PrinterSwich PDF Printer should reinstall itself and resolve issue.

If this has not resolved the issue perform Step 1 again but do not open Auto Workshop Manager and progress to step 2.

Step 2

The PDF Drivers are included with the install of Auto Workshop Manager, these can be found at the following locations:


Run the Install.bat file to re-install PDF Printer/Driver.

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