Unable to Save pdf Invoice in QuickBooks pro 2011. As a business owner, you have perhaps planned to use QuickBooks for your accounting works. However, if you have Windows 10 desktop and want to run QuickBooks 2011, you may face some issues. Unable to Save as PDF. I just installed QB Pro 2013 on a new Win8 laptop (ugh) and am finding that I cannot Save invoices as PDF. I get an error: — — -QuickBooks PDF Generation Message — — -Problem Quickbooks could not save your form as a PDF file. Solution Do one or more of the following: — Try saving the form again.