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Before you can perform print-related tasks such as page setup or printing a document, you need to install a printer. | Mahdi Hazaveh
This is an issue that happened to lots of adobe acrobat users, the issue is when you attempt to perform a print in adobe reader, you will immediately receive a message saying "Before you can perform print-related tasks such as page setup or printing a document, you need to install a printer." and does not let you to access printing dialog. Yesterday my dad computer ran into the same problem after a clean windows install, as the adobe reader installed on his system was the latest version, there were no doubt that it won't be fixed with any sort of upgrade. So I had to find for an alternative solution, after spending some time on searching for this issue and the solution, I found many websites believe this can be fixed by changing the default printer. Basically the steps they were suggesting were: close adobe reader open your printer and devices right click on another printer (can be virtual as well) and set that one as your default printer open adobe acrobat again and attempt the print