Make sure the File and Printer Sharing check box is checked. Its amazing that laptop number 1 doesn t connect but laptop 2 does so that begs the question why lap 1 doesn t if i can figure that out think i ll have my fix. At first I tried to reboot Windows and restart the spooler service without success. Restart spooler, add printer, try printing again. From googling around, the error is related to an error message that the driver is trying to display, but can't due to changes in how Win7 interacts with the user space. Steps to perform clean boot and check if you have the issue. To resolve the problem, you can delete the certain registry entries.
Try contacting that domain administrator to ask about joining that domain and connecting to that shared printer. Operation could not be completed error 0x000003e3. In my case, it is version-3. If all else fails, you can always. Search for the service Windows Installer iii.
Remove printer drivers from registry. Again try to install the printer. Note that you can run into this problem with 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems. Delete all the keys listed under version-3, by right-clicking on them and select Delete. I get the following error: Unable to install printer. This is especially true if you are using Norton Anti-Virus or their full suite of apps.
Again Start the Print Spooler service and try to install your printers. Been a little while though, so my memory is a little rusty. Continue to install the printer's drivers. Using registry cleaning tools unnecessarily or incorrectly could lead to disastrous effects on your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Under Pending Upgrades, I delete all keys. My solution: On my main computer I removed the printer.
The slider thingy is all the way down with no reboot. I have restarted both the print Spooler and the firewall services. To stop the pint spooler type in net stop spooler and press Enter You will see a message telling you that the pint spooler is being stopped, and then that it has stopped successfully. I agree that it's not the print driver, but I wanted to create a new printer from scratch using a different port. If you are trying to install a printer, but cannot do so because of the error code 0x000003eb, then you are in the right place because we are going to discuss today how to solve this problem.
To restart the print spooler type in net start spooler You will see a message telling you that the print spooler is being started, then that is has started successfully. Being a consultant I walk into a few different offices every day and it would not be feasible for me constantly switch domains. I'm reluctant to fiddle with the driver, as it's working on other, identical machines, and our users are frustrated with flaky printing at the moment. Under Printers, I delete all keys. .
Now try to install the printer with latest driver. Any help would be appreciated. If you have a bunch of errors that may be your issue. Under Printers, I delete all keys. As for registry cleaners and optimizers.
Try printing the same documents. I have a canon selphy installed but for the name of the device it show the name of the printer that I am trying to install, so I am wondering if this is the conflict. Why is nothing ever easy - later. Richard Cranium wrote: try adding a new unique printer to it. And you are right, the printer connectivity or installation error 0x000003eb occurs because the drivers are somehow got corrupted or incompatible.
I followed your instructions exactly. Just bought a netbook running Win 7 starter. If a printer had to be the default printer in order to print, then why does Microsoft allow you to install more than 1 print to a computer. Are you new to 64 bit Windows 7? Make sure File and Printer Sharing is allowed through the firewall on your computer and the computer to which the printer is attached. Under Selective Start, clear the Load Startup Items check box. I stumbled on solution, which in a nutshell - I had to delete over 131,000 temp files in the system32 folder.