Windows Cannot Connect to Printer Error 0x0000011b

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Mycroft
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This Error popped up lately after update. here is the fix.

Steps

In Host computer open start menu, Type “registry editor”, from the result open registry editor.
In Registry Editor copy paste this adress in adrees bar to go to this location: Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print
Right click empty area and create, New > Dword (32-bit) value. Name it as “RPCAuthnLevelPrivacyEnabled”
Now open this newly created value “RPCAuthnLevelPrivacyEnabled” and set value data to 0 and choose hexadecimal on right, click ok.
Next open start menu, search “services” open it.
In services window, find Print spooler, Right click it and select restart.
Now go to client computer and connect the printer, It should work now. Thank you.
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