How to Repair: Network Printer Installation Error Code 0x00005b3 in Windows 10

Have you encountered printer error 0x000005b3 in Windows 10? This problem was common in Windows 7 and was related to the printing device. Unfortunately, it has been reported in the latest version as well. The problem usually occurs when a third-party printer service or driver interferes with both existing and newly installed printers. To fix this stop code, the first step is to restart the printer spooler service. But in most cases, this remedy is useless.

When you are about to add a network printer, an error message appears – The operation cannot be completed. The error 0x000005b3 appears. It does not matter if you are logged in with a user account or an administrator account. In earlier versions of Windows, when this error was very common, Microsoft introduced patches 50979 (full mode) and 50984 (light mode). Previously, the print spooler was automatically reset, but as mentioned above, this does not work in Windows 10. read more