Network Printer Issue: How to Solve ‘Operation Failed with Error 0x00011b’ on Windows 10

If you can’t print on a network printer, can’t install or connect to a network printer and get the error message “Operation failed with error 0x00011b”, or get error 0x00011b when trying to print on a network printer in Windows 10, read on to find out how to solve the problem. This guide contains instructions on how to fix Windows error 0x00011b when adding a network printer in Windows 10.

What causes the ‘Operation failed to work with error 0x00011b’ network printer error

Error 0x00011b usually occurs on networks used at home or in small offices. Since this error occurs on a computer that is trying to connect to a printer over a network, we can immediately assume that the cause of this error extends to two computers. The first computer is the client computer where you are trying to access the printer, and the second computer is the host computer where the printer is installed. read more

How to Solve “Windows Couldn’t Connect to the Printer” Error Message

If you are using Windows 11 and recently updated your system with the cumulative update KB5006746, you may have printing problems. If you try to print documents after the update, you may get an error message that says Windows failed to connect to the printer. This is a common error reported by many users, and this problem mostly occurs after the KB5006746 update.

It’s interesting to note that the cumulative update KB5006746 was released to address printing issues in Windows 11. While the update helped most users, some had additional printer issues. read more

How to Troubleshoot Printer Installation Error 0x000003eb on Windows 10

Printer Error 0x000003eb

Printer Error 0x000003eb

Fix Printer Installation Error 0x000003eb: If you are trying to install a printer but cannot do so because of error code 0x000003eb, then you have come to the right place, as today we will discuss how to fix this problem. The error message doesn’t give you much information because it only tells you that the printer can’t be installed and gives an error code of 0x000003eb.

What causes printer installation error 0x000003eb?

There are several reasons for this problem such as corrupted printer drivers, Print Spooler Service. Sometimes people fail to install printers because of corrupted system files or registry keys. read more

How to Troubleshoot ‘Windows cannot locate a suitable printer driver’ Problem on Windows 10

Printing problems always occur at inconvenient times. The message “Windows can’t find a suitable printer driver in Windows 10” is an annoying problem that can occur when you’re trying to share a printer over a local network or are installing a printing device for the first time.

So if you can’t get a nice printed copy of an electronic document because of the above inconvenience, it’s time to learn how to troubleshoot when Windows can’t find the right printer driver. To that end, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of tried and tested tips that you can follow. read more

How to Troubleshoot “Printer Cannot be Contacted Over the Network” Issue in Windows PC

Sometimes you cannot print from a device that you have added as a network printer. After running the Windows printer troubleshooter for your printer, the troubleshooter cannot solve the problem and displays an error message: The printer cannot be connected to the network.

What causes “Cannot communicate with the printer over the network”?

The printer’s IP address is dynamic: This is not always a problem, but some printers behave badly if their IP address is not static, so make sure you change it.

Key services are disabled: The functioning of the printer depends on several services, especially if it is a network printer. Make sure that all required services are enabled. read more

How to Troubleshoot Printer Error 0x00000057 on Windows 10

I ran into the following problem a few times: When I tried to connect a network printer from one of the print servers, the error 0x00000057 Windows cannot connect to the printer was displayed on the client computer. The error occurred during the installation of the printer driver from the print server and, I later discovered, is fixed on the client-side. The steps to resolve this problem are described below.

Connecting to a printer
Windows fails to connect to a printer.
The operation ended with error 0x00000057. read more

How to Resolve “The set of folders cannot be opened” Error in Outlook

This guide provides instructions for fixing the following error in Microsoft Outlook: “Microsoft Outlook cannot be started. The Outlook window cannot be opened. A set of folders cannot be opened. The server is unavailable. Contact your administrator if this condition persists.

The Outlook error message “Cannot open folder” can occur in all versions of Outlook and appears when the Outlook PST data file is corrupted. To solve the problem, perform Outlook data file recovery by following the instructions below. read more

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

How to Repair “Error 0x0000052E” in Windows 10 PC

Some Windows users report that they constantly see error code 0x0000052E (Windows can’t connect to a printer) when trying to connect a new printer to their computer.

In this article, you will learn what this problem means, what its possible causes are, and how to solve it.

What causes error 0x0000052E in Windows 10?

  • If you get this warning on your PC, it means that your system has malfunctioned.
  • Error code “0x0000052e” is one of the problems that users may encounter as a result of the improper or failed installation or uninstallation of software that has left invalid entries in system items.
  • Other possible causes include improper system shutdowns, such as due to a power failure, accidental deletion of a required system file or writing of a system item by someone with insufficient technical knowledge, and several other factors.

Fixing error “0x0000052E” in Windows 10?

Use the login information manager

Windows 10 has a built-in login manager that stores all passwords, including those for logging in to websites, connected apps, and networks. You can save your password there, and it will be used automatically when you try to install the printer. read more

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