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Error - Windows Cannot Connect To Printer


Receive error "windows cannot connect to the printer" when attempting to connect to a network printer in windows 7. I tried my best to connect / add a shared printer on my network, but the windows continuously gives an error message that " windows cannot connect to the printer. The print processor does not exist. " Please help me in this regard. *Original title -printer error " windows cannot connect to the printer. The print processor does not exist*

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