How to Fix ‘Windows cannot print due to a problem with the current printer setup’ Error Message

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When we encounter a printer error the first thing that comes into our mind is that our printer has developed some problem itself. However, in some cases such errors can be resolved by making some changes in your Windows settings. One such error is that “Windows cannot print due to a problem with the current printer setup. In this tutorial, we will describe how to fix this error message permanently.

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In the search box type ‘run’ and click on ‘Run’ app.

search run

In Run program, type ‘regedit’ and click ‘OK’.

regedit

In the Registry Editor, expand ‘HKEY_CURRENT_USER’ folder.

registry editor

Inside HKEY_CURRENT_USER folder, expand ‘Software’ folder.

hkey folder

Inside Software folder, find and expand ‘Microsoft’ folder.

software folder

Inside ‘Microsoft’ folder, find and expand ‘Windows NT’ folder.

microsoft folder

Inside the Windows NT folder, expand ‘CurrentVersion’ folder.

nt folder

Inside the Current Version folder, find and right-click ‘Windows folder and select ‘Permissions’.

current version folder

In Permissions window, select ‘ALL APPLICATION PACKAGES’, then check ‘Allow’ checkbox in front of ‘Full Control’ option. Click on ‘Apply’, then click ‘OK’.

permission allow

Inside CurrentVersion folder, again right-click ‘Windows’ folder and choose ‘Permissions’.

current version folder

Click on ‘Add’.

click add

In the ‘Enter the object names to select’ text box type ‘everyone’ and click ‘OK’.

ok

Select ‘everyone’ in the ‘Group or user names’ list. Check ‘Allow’ checkbox in front of the ‘Full Control’ option. Click on ‘Apply’ and finally click ‘OK’.

apply ok

Close Registry Editor

In the search box type ‘services’ and click on ‘Services’ app.

search

In the Services window, scroll down to find and select ‘Print Spooler’. Click on ‘Stop’ link.

stop

Wait till the process gets completed.

wait process

Click on ‘Start’ link to restart the Print Spooler.

start

Wait till the process gets completed.

process wait

Close the ‘Services’ window and restart your computer.

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