Fix error 0x0000011b Windows cannot connect to the printer

Fix error 0x0000011b Windows cannot connect to the printer

Thursday - 12/09/2021 00:23
Printer sharing error in Windows 10 network environment: When accessing the shared printer, an error message will appear: Windows cannot connect to the printer. Operation failed with error 0x0000011b.
Only the print server can print, the clients cannot print even though it has been shared from the server.
 
error 0x0000011b

Method 1:
To fix this error, at the server you go to Control Panel click Programs and Features click View installed updates, Uninstall the latest Windows update, specifically the Security update for Microsoft Windows (KB5005565).

Then restart the server, the problem should be solved.

Method 2:
Open the Windows Registry Editor (open Run, type regedit) and navigate to the:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print
Create a new DWORD-32 bit value named RpcAuthnLevelPrivacyEnabled, and set it to 0. (You can download the attached reg file below).

Then restart the server, the problem should be solved.

  Reader Comments

  • jozeph
    tks! I have successfully fixed the error.
      jozeph   24/05/2024 22:45
  • Joey Stephens
    Hello!
      Joey Stephens   30/10/2022 17:18
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