Troubleshooting: ‘Printer cannot be contacted over the network’ (Windows 10)

Printers can work reliably for years and thousands of prints, but they can also fail or stop working. Printing problems always occur at the most inopportune times. Here are a few ways to get your printer to work when you are printing from your PC. What is this error? The “Cannot contact the printer through … Read more

How to Restore Operation Failed with Error 0x00004005 on Windows PC

The “Operation failed with error 0x00004005” popup appears when you try to add a network printer to your computer and print with a printer previously added to the network. This happens mainly because the print spooler service has stopped, or outdated/inadequate drivers may cause it. This is not a problem related to a print spooler … Read more

How to Repair ‘Windows Cannot Connect to the Printer – Error 0x0000011b’ on Windows PC

There are already a large number of inexpensive network printers available. A network printer does not require a physical cable to connect and print. We can print any document or share it wirelessly with the printer. However, when we connect the printer to a Windows PC, sometimes an error code 0x0000011b (failed operation) appears. This … Read more

How to Resolve “Operation could not be completed – Error 0x00000709” Issue in Windows 10

Are you trying to set the default printer and suddenly get an error message “Operation cannot be completed (error 0x00000709)”? In this case, you can’t set the default printer, but you can still print documents from Notepad or WordPad. However, you won’t be able to print documents from MS Word, Excel, or other programs that … Read more

How to Repair “Windows Cannot Locate a Suitable Printer Driver” in Windows Computers

The “Windows can’t find a suitable printer driver” error message usually appears when users try to install a wireless/wireless printer for the first time or when they try to share it over a local network. It turns out that this problem often occurs when trying to share a printer between two or more computers with … Read more