Unable to print mixed page sizes in Adobe Acrobat DC and Adobe Reader

Article ID: ART179439 | Date published: 03/09/2021 | Date last updated: 04/26/2022


This article provides a workaround for being unable to printer mixed pages sizes in Adobe programs. If "Enable Protected Mode" is checked, mixed pages size documents no longer print correctly. Please be aware that Adobe has released an optional update to resolve this issue.


Follow the steps below as a workaround.
  1. Launch Adobe
  2. Click on Edit (from Menu Bar)
  3. Click on Preferences
  4. Click on Security (Enhanced)
  5. Uncheck "Enable Protected Mode at startup (Preview)"
  6. Click Yes on the popup
  7. Click on OK
  8. Close Adobe and then Re-Launch Adobe
To locate Adobe's optional patch file click the link below:

The Optional Update released Feb 15, 2021 (21.001.20138) resolves this issue.

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