How to Fix Error 0x0000011b: Windows cannot connect to the printer

Even though we live in the digital age, it is impossible to deny the importance of printers. For the same reason, we know how unpleasant it is to see a message like “Operation failed with error 0x0000011b” when you try to print something or add a shared network printer.

Windows 11 - How To Install & C...
Windows 11 - How To Install & Configure Network Printer

The full message you get when the problem occurs is “Windows cannot connect to a printer – operation failed with error 0x0000011b”. If you want to know what 0x0000011b is, it is an error code that appears when you try to add a printer to your computer or run a print job and it fails. To get rid of this annoying error code, follow the troubleshooting steps below. 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 ‘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