Operation could not be completed (error 0x00000005) when Eg. trying to change default printer

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Problem occurred after updating to 1803. This solves the problem (or actually, did in my case)

 

1. Regedit

2. Go to: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows

3. Backup/Export the Windows reg folder

4. Right click on Windows folder and select Permissions…

5. Here check the Full Control permission for Your user under Allow option. Click Apply > OK to save changes.

6. Delete these following registry under HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows (I only had Legacy+User, not device) 

LegacyDefaultPrinterMode

UserSelectedDefault

Device

7. Reboot

 

Just wanted to let You know. Really annoying problem........

 

BR

Kim

 

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