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Can not share printer attached to Windows 7 - Error 0x000006D9

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#1 Huongga


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 09:31 AM

I am using Windows 7 computer. Now I can not share a local printer attached to a windows 7. When I click on apply (share this printer) is face "printer settings could not be saved. Operation could not be completed (error 0x000006d9)


I am the adminstrator. I have the firewall off.

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#2 mikey11


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 09:36 AM

is the printer wireless? or plugged into a router or computer?

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 09:37 AM




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Posted 28 June 2017 - 11:22 AM

Windows Firewall is causing this error

First, you need to disable Windows Firewall.

Step #1 - Disable any other firewall you may have installed and stop it from loading at boot and then restart.

Step #2 - Go to the Admin Tools Folder > Services > Windows Firewall > Double click and either set it to Manual or Automatic and Save.

Step #3 - Open Control Panel > System & Security > Windows Firewall > Turn Windows Firewall On or Off > (Enable) Turn on Windows Firewall > Save

Step #4 - Click Control Panel Home > View Devices & Printers > Select/Click your Printer > Display Printer Properties > Sharing > Share this Printer > OK

Step #5 - Go Back to Windows Firewall and Turn it back off > Save

Step #6 - Go Back to Services > And set Windows Firewall to Manual

Step #7 - Restart & Re-enable your preferred firewall to start at Boot > then restart.


Check out this link: https://windowsfreeapps.com/fix-error-0x000006d9-when-sharing-a-printer-on-a-computer-windows-7/

Edited by daikin, 28 June 2017 - 11:24 AM.

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