How to Fix Error 0x00000709: Operation Could not be Completed Printer

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As a user of computer, it is sure that you have faced an error at least once. In fact, indeed, there are a lot of errors happen on the computer. Those errors are different from one to another. Speaking about error on the computer, there is an error named error 0x00000709. What is this error? This one is known as the weird and kind of non sense error. This kind of error can suddenly occurs out of no where and it must be very frustrating.

This error 0x00000709 is the error related to the printers, especially setting up the default printing device. When this error appears, you will not be able to print some documents via the printer, neither Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Word pad, notepad, or any other software. Anyway, where does this error come from? This error happens when there is something called conflict in the printers registry values which stops Windows from setting up the desired printer as default. Usually, this error message appears written “Operation Could not be Completed (error 0x00000709). Double check the printer name and make sure that the printer is connected to the network.” Seeing this message, you might be trying to add the network printer but in fact, the problem is more than that. In most cases, it is because of the Windows Registry which is known as the low level settings database that Windows uses to store devices, services, kernel, and Security Accounts Manager or SAM settings.

Keep calm if you ever face this kind of error because in this page you will be given a solution related to the error. This method you are going to get is related to the registry. This one is more logical and is the source of the bad situation. The first step to do this method is click on start. There, type in “Regedit” without the quotes. The results will be shown by a window. Just go ahead and right click on it and then select “Run As Administrator”. Aside from that, you can also press the Windows key plus R key. There will be a new Run shows up. please type in “Regedit” in the text before pressing the OK button or hitting the enter button. The second step is you have to just hit “Yes” when User Access Control (UAC) window shows up.


third, please navigate this path on the left panel expand the tree “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Microsoft\Windows\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Windows. After navigating that key, you have to see he entries with values in front of them. You just have to right click “Device” and click on Modify. Then, please see a line written “PRINTER, wins pool,Ne00:” under value data. The only thing you need to do is to change the name of the printer to “Printer” and hen h the OK button. In case you are not able to edit the device, please right click on Windows, select Permissions, and then check Full Control Box. After that, please repeat the process again.

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