How to Fix Brother Printer 0x000003eb Error?

Brother Printer error 0x000003eb is an installation error. It typically appears during installation or using printer, especially after Windows upgrade or reinstall. To fix Brother Printer 0x000003eb error solutions.The Printer Installation Error 0x000003eb states that ‘Unable to install the printer. Operation could not be completed ( error 0x00003eb). Before you start with the printer troubleshooting, one thing you need to check and make sure that your printer drivers are up to date.

Windows error 0x00003eb is a connectivity or installation error. The error code in general appears with an error message. It displays “Unable to install printer. Operation could not be completed”. Most people might freak out seeing such errors. But you must know that there are several solution available in the internet for this error.

Beneficial Solutions to Troubleshoot Brother Printer 0x000003eb Error:

This is one of the most general errors that bug Brother Printer. So our Brother Printer Technical Support team has been prepared for such occasions. Go through the solutions in the blog to get rid of this error effectively.

Solution1: Starting of Printer Spooler Service: 

If the printer spooler service stops for some reason, this problem might occur. Start it, to fix the issue right away.

  • To open a run dialog box, press Windows key + R together.
  • Type “services.msc” in the opened run dialog box and thus click on OK
  • Look for Sprint Spooler in the list and double click on it. A properties dialog box will pop up.
  • Click on Start button, if the “service status” is off and set it as Automatic. After doing so, click on OK button and save the changes.
  • Reboot or restart your device so that the changes can take place.

Registry Fix

Important- Backup the Registry before you execute the troubleshooting steps mentioned below:

  • Press the ‘Windows + R’ key from the keyboard and type ‘service.msc. After this, hit the Enter button.
  • Double click ‘Printer Spooler Service’. After this, click on the Stop option to stop the spooler service.
  • Hit the Apply button followed by the Ok.
  • After this, you need to press the ‘Windows + R’ key from your device. Enter ‘Regedit’ and click on the ‘Enter’ button to go to the ‘Registry Editor’.
  • Navigate through the Registry key depending upon the architecture of your device.

For 32Bit System 

“HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-3”

For 64Bit System 

“HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows x64\Drivers\Version-3”.

  • In the next step, you need to delete all the keys listed in ‘Version 3’. You need to click on keys and hit the delete button to remove them.
  • Hit ‘Windows + R’ key from your keyboard and click the Enter button.
  • Rename the folder to 3.old from 3.
  • At last, start the Printer Spooler service again and try to install your printing device.

With the help of these simple guidelines, you can troubleshoot the printer installation issue you are facing with your device. If you are still unable to install printer error 0x00003eb Windows 10 troubleshooting then all you need to do is uninstall your printer completely and try to reinstall it again. You can perform printer reinstallation using the CD wizard you got with the printer. You can also go for professional advice to get rid of this problem. The printer professionals will always share the best possible solution with you to troubleshoot the problem. So, if you want to fix the problem instantly, contact the printer experts and seek their assistance to fix the issue.

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Solution2: Deletion of Printer Key and updating the drivers

Sometimes this error also happens due to conflict between driver and devices. To fix this error, you need to remove some registry entries after backing up the files first.

Stop “Starting of Printer Spooler Service”, then follow the below steps:

  • Delete contents from the below folders: C:\Windows\System32\Spool\Printers and C:\Windows\System32\Spool\Drivers\w32x86.
  • To open a run dialog box, press Windows key + R together.
  • Type “regedit” in the opened run dialog box and thus click on OK
  • The Registry Editor will pop up and delete files that are associated with the conflict.
  • Start Print Spooler again and Restart you system to save changes.
  • Update printer with its latest version.

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