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cwaller
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when trying to install printer software, I get the error code 0x000003eb. How do I fix this?

I am having issues installing software for my printer

 

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Bob_Headrick
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Re: when trying to install printer software, I get the error code 0x000003eb. How do I fix this?

Please read this post then provide some details.  What printer model? What operating system? How is the printer connected - USB, wired LAN, Wireless LAN, bluetooth? 

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gorgeousLILLIAN
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Re: when trying to install printer software, I get the error code 0x000003eb. How do I fix this?

PRINTER: HP OFFICEJET PRO PREMIUM A910N

os: WINDOWS 7, 64 BIT

WIRED on a network, other PRINTERS on a network and I can print to them.

tried installing driver on LPT1, then go printer properties & change port to STATIC IP. but no avail.

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Bob_Headrick
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Re: when trying to install printer software, I get the error code 0x000003eb. How do I fix this?

Is the error message from the computer installer rather than on the printer screen?

 

Do you have an AMD C50 processor?  If so the patch here may help.

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Charles001
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Re: when trying to install printer software, I get the error code 0x000003eb. How do I fix this?

This is a Windows error code, basically WIndows failed to connect to the printer. Need more information on what printer, how are you connecting it, which OS, etc.

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