We have two computers in our home, both running Windows Vista home. One is attached to a HP Color Deskjet 6122, the second is attached to an HP Laserjet 3050 Series PCL 6. The computers are networked together, and until two weeks ago both computers were able to print to either printer. Both have BitDefender installed and are regularly scanned. Now, both are able to access the HP6122 and print fine. However, only the computer directly connected to the 3050 can print to it. I can see it from the networked computer, but when I attempt to connect I get an error message: "Windows cannot connect to the printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x000003eb). I have searched and tried most of the possible fixes to no avail. Any ideas?
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When installing the printer driver, please select to install it as a shared printer.
If the issue persists, I suggest that you check the printer sharing on the printer host computer. If the sharing settings are correct, I suggest that you temporary disable the firewall and anti-virus.
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