Sometimes while trying khổng lồ add a network shared printer you may get the error message “Windows cannot connect to lớn the printer, Operation failed with error 0x0000007e.

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This error mostly occurs because, after the printer is installed, Windows 10 or Windows 7 incorrectly looks for the Mscms.dll file in a subfolder different than the windowssystem32 subfolder. Also sometimes corrupted print spooler or improper printer Driver installation result cannot connect to printer operation failed with error 0x00000c1. If you are also struggling khung this error, unable khổng lồ connect to lớn the network printer here some solutions khổng lồ apply.
Contents1 Windows Cannot Connect to the Printer1.1 Restart Print spooler service1.2 Copy mscms.dll manually2 Create a New Local Port2.1 Delete Incompatible Printer Drivers2.1.1 Tweak Windows Registry

Windows Cannot Connect to lớn the Printer

Before applying anything, sometimes power cycling your printer can resolve sầu the issue. Turn off your printer and unplug it, wait 30 seconds, plug your printer bachồng in, và then turn the printer baông chồng on.

Restart Print spooler service


Press Windows + R, type services.msc and ok to open service console,Scroll down và look for print spooler service,Right cliông chồng on print spooler & select restartIf the service not started, Right clichồng on print spooler select properties,Change the startup type automatic và start the service next khổng lồ service status.Cliông xã ok và apply to lớn save changes.Now try to lớn connect to the network printer.
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Copy mscms.dll manually

Manually copy the mscms.dll tệp tin lớn the driver installation folder is the best working solution lớn fix this issue. As we discussed the main Reason For this Windows Cannot Connect lớn the Printer Error Mscms.dll file. This mscms.dll is a color module that may be failing lớn reach its destination folder. You Can copy this mscms.dll file manually to fix this issue.Navigate to the following folder: C:Windowssystem32Look for mscms.dll in the above sầu directory & right-clichồng then select copy.
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If you have sầu a 32 bit Windows installed, navigate to the following thư mục & paste the previously copied mscms.dll file in it:C:windowssystem32spooldriversw32x863And, If you have sầu a 64 bit Windows installed, navigate to lớn the following thư mục & paste the previously copied file in it:C:windowssystem32spooldriversx643
Reboot your windows computer to save changes and again try to lớn connect to the remote printer again. If it doesn’t connect, re-add the printer and kiểm tra.

Create a New Local Port

xuất hiện control panel,Search for và select Devices & PrintersClick Add a printer from the top thực đơn.Windows will scan for available shared printers on the local network.If you don’t see your printer listed clichồng the link which says “The printer that I want isn’t listed.“Here From the next screen select “Add a local printer or network printer with manual settings” & cliông chồng Next.
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Select Create a new portThen from type of port drop-down select Standard TCPhường / IPhường Port và cliông xã Next.Here Type the printer’s address in Printers port name field in the following format:\IP address or the Computer NamePrinters Name
For example \192.168.1.50HPhường LaserJet Pro M1136Note: Type the IPhường. address or computer name where the shared printer physically installed. For the network, printer type the IP address of the printer.If you don’t know the IPhường Address of the computer where the printer is physically connected to lớn và shared from,Press Windows + R, type cmd & okNow type ipconfig and press enter key.Look for IPv4 Address for the computer’s IP in the blachồng window.
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Now click OK and then cliông chồng Next. Select your printer model from the directory lớn install its drivers, Click Next.If you have sầu a disk, insert the disk, click “Have Disk” & browse to lớn the driver’s location in the disk.Click OKType in a name for your new printer.Click Next. Print a demo page lớn check its connection. And cliông chồng Finish.

Delete Incompatible Printer Drivers

Some Times The problem can be caused due khổng lồ incompatible printer drivers. Also, the installation of previous printer can prsự kiện the printer spooler from adding new printers. So you can try to remove these outdated drivers and re-install them again.Press Windows + R, type printmanagement.msc and hit Enter key.This will open print management, here From the left pane, clichồng All Drivers.Now in the right window pane, right-clichồng on the printer driver and cliông xã Delete. If you see more than one printer driver names, repeat the above sầu steps.Then Restart windows and Again try to add the printer and install its drivers.
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Tweak Windows RegistryFirst of all, stop the print spooler service from services console,Now Press Windows + R, type regedit and ok lớn open registry editor,Backup registry database, & Navigate to lớn the following registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMControlSet001ControlPrintPrinters*YOUR PRINTER’S NAME*CopyFilesDelete the “ICM” folder which is under the “CopyFiles” folder. Then cthảm bại the registry editor & restart windows to take effect the changes you have made. Now again try connecting lớn the printer see the problem fixed this time.

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Registry TweakIf the first option failed khổng lồ fix then here another registry Tweak, First open windows services và stop the print spooler service. Then navigate to lớn the following key.HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionPrintProvidersClient Side Rendering Print Provider
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Here right-clichồng on Client Side Rendering Print Provider and select Delete. again start Printer Spooler service & reboot your PC lớn save sầu changes.Did these solutions help to lớn Fix windows cannot connect to the printer? Let us know on comments below, also read:
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