Cannot add a printer on windows 7
Posted on 2012-03-23
I am having a problem adding a network printer to a Windows 7 x64 bit workstation. The printer is on a windows 2003 R2 x 32 print server on the same Domain. I added the printer to the print server with a 32 bit driver. On the win 7 workstation I downloaded the 64 bit universal driver from HP's website because that is all that was available. I connected to the print server from the win 7 workstation through the UNC path. I clicked on "View Remote Printers and right clicked and went into server properties to add the 64 bit driver with the same name. I then tried to add the printer on my win 7 machine. I selected the printer and then it said I needed the driver so I answered ok. It started to download the driver and have way through I got an error saying it could not connect to the printe. When I clicked on "See details" I see error 0x0000007e. Then I get that error right away everytime I try to added it again. Is there a way around this?