N/APosted on - 08/11/2019
Hi! I purchased a new printer today. I am trying to connect the printer with my old computer but continuously receiving this ‘cannot connect to printer error 0x0000007e’ message. I tried restarting the computer and the printer, but this error is still present. Share the steps stating the steps to fix this ‘cannot connect to printer error 0x0000007e’ message.
Steps To Fix ‘cannot Connect To Printer Error 0x0000007e’ Error
Generally, this ‘cannot connect to printer error 0x0000007e’ error occurs in Windows7 and Windows10 when the printer is connected to any other Windows system. Firstly check if you have downloaded the correct version of the printer driver for your system. You should check whether you have downloaded printer drivers for 32 bits or 64 bits. Sometimes, if we download printer drivers of 64 bits in the PC of 32 bits, this ‘cannot connect to printer error 0x0000007e’ this error occurs at the time of installation. This error can also be occurring due to the presence of a corrupted registry key. Follow these steps to fix this error-
- Type ‘regedit.exe’ in the search bar and press ‘Enter.’
- Select ‘HEY_LOCAL_MACHINE.’
- Click on ‘SOFTWARE.’
- Click on ‘Microsoft.’
- Go to ‘WindowsNT.’
- Click on ‘CurrentVersion.’
- Select ‘Print.’
- Now, open ‘Printer.’
- In ‘CopyFiles’ delete the BIDI key.
- Try to connect the printer again.