Computer help forum: Error 0x0000007e remotely connecting to printer

by: d_kcunningham April 8, 2010 8:36 PM PDT

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Error 0x0000007e remotely connecting to printer

by d_kcunningham - 4/8/10 8:36 PM

I have an eMachine T5082 PC running Windows 7 Ultimate with a HP laserjet P2015 and a Samsung CLP-310 series printer connected to it. I also have an ASUS Notebook K40IJ/K50IJ series that has had no problem connecting to the Samsung printer through the network but, will not connect to the HP laserjet. I have installed all the printer drivers from HP's website but still keep getting the same message when I try to install the network printer: "Windows cannot connect to the printer. Operation failed with error 0x0000007e." I did an internet search for error 0x0000007e and found several sites that said that it is a registry problem. So, I ran a registry cleaner and had it fix the errors, but still keep getting the same error message. What can I do to be able to install and use the HP printer with my notebook?

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