[Samba] Can not connect to printer from Vista 64 - error 0x000006f7

Martin Zielinski mz at seh.de
Mon Jan 14 07:32:05 GMT 2008

Hello Andreas,

this hasn't been fixed in the official releases, jet.
The problem and the solution has been reported earlier.
Look at:


If you can compile the sources yourself, you can easily apply the fix to
3.0.38 by hand. Please report, if this works for you, too - as it hasn't 
been confirmed, that this solution works for others than me.



Andreas Gehrke schrieb:
> Hello.
> I have a problem connecting to a printer via Samba from Vista 64-bit. 
> Samba is configured to use printers from CUPS. When I try to connect to 
> a printer I get a error message saying "Windows cannot connect to the 
> printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x000006f7)".
> I have managed to upload both 32 and 64-bit printer drivers from a 
> Windows client. Connection and printing works from Win XP, Win XP 64 and 
> Vista 32, but not Vista 64.
> Can anyone help me to debug or provide me with a solution?
> OS: Debian testing (lenny)
> Samba: 3.0.28-1
> CUPS: 1.3.4-4
> Regards,
> Andreas

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