Printer Driver Troubleshooting: `Error 0x80070705` (Unknown Printer driver)

When you try to migrate printers from an old server to a new server using Group Policy Preferences (GPP), you may get an “Unknown Printer Driver” error, which prevents you from completing the operation. You may also see the following error code – 0x80070705. You can use one of the methods described below to solve the problem.

What is the cause of printer driver error 0x80070705?

Printer Spooler Service stuck in `limbo` state: Another possible scenario that could cause this problem is when the Printer Spooler Service, which handles the print log migration, is not closed or open. In this case, you can solve the problem by restarting the Printer Spooler Service. read more

How to fix: Error 0x000006BA in Windows 10

How to fix: Error 0x000006BA in Windows 10

Are you frustrated with the error 0x000006BA in Windows 10? You may encounter the “Local print spooler service not running” error when trying to install a new printer, when opening the settings of a configured local printer, or when trying to print a file. This error can occur in Windows 10, Win 8.1, or 7.

The text of the error message may vary slightly depending on what you are doing with the objects in the print spooler subsystem. For example:

Windows cannot open “Add Printer.
The local print spooler service does not work. Please restart the spooler or restart your computer. read more