Microsoft is having a difficult time. Since Windows 11, at least one problematic update that addresses one issue while breaking another has been released each month. The most recent incident?
The 0x000006e4 Printing Error on Windows 11 is ultimately brought on by the November KB5007247 when a user attempts to connect to a remote printer shared on a Windows print server.
The Following List of Suspects could be to Blame for This Problem:
Remember that Microsoft has already disclosed that it is looking into this issue and developing a patch. Although we don’t have a delivery date, “Microsoft Tech street” theories say that the patch will be available before the end of this month.
Based on the printing device you’re using, running the Windows Printer Troubleshooter and implementing the suggested solution may be all it takes to correct the problem automatically.
It’s not usually the KB5007247 that causes this specific Windows 11 problem. Another possible cause of the problem is a bad driver (either outdated or corrupted after an upgrade).
The sheer volume of people discussing this issue online suggests it is widespread. Fortunately, these arguments about Microsoft’s incapacity to fix one item without breaking another have led to the discovery of many workable remedies.
Depending on your printing device, running the Windows Printer Troubleshooter and implementing the suggested remedy may be all it takes to correct the problem automatically.
Running an automated Powershell script on each impacted system may help you resolve the problem if you’re using Windows 11 and only encounter this error while trying to add new printers to the network.
One of the tricky changes made by this update is the removal of certain Registry keys, which are crucial to the printing process. Re-adding the missing keys is one technique to make it right.