Error: Could not create printer or Log entry: Unable to setup printer: #0

Could not create printer:  <printername> - Could not create printer - An error occured installing the required drivers.

Unable to setup printer: #0: Could not connect to remote computer: Initialization failure

The WMI Control is corrupt or not working properly.Look in Control Panel, Administrative Tools, Computer Management, expand "Services and Applications", right click "WMI Control", select Properties, the status will show as failed.

Create a FixWMI.bat with the following content, and then run the batch file on the affected computer.

@echo on
cd /d c:temp
if not exist %windir%system32wbem goto TryInstall
cd /d %windir%system32wbem
net stop winmgmt
winmgmt /kill
if exist Rep_bak rd Rep_bak /s /q
rename Repository Rep_bak
for %%i in (*.dll) do RegSvr32 -s %%i
for %%i in (*.exe) do call :FixSrv %%i
for %%i in (*.mof,*.mfl) do Mofcomp %%i
net start winmgmt
goto End

if /I (%1) == (wbemcntl.exe) goto SkipSrv
if /I (%1) == (wbemtest.exe) goto SkipSrv
if /I (%1) == (mofcomp.exe) goto SkipSrv
%1 /RegServer

goto End

if not exist wmicore.exe goto End
wmicore /s
net start winmgmt

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