Error: “Operation could not be completed (error 0x000006d1)” when adding a Samba based network printer to Vista

If you are getting the following error while adding a Samba based network printer to Vista: Windows cannot connect to the printer. Operation could not be completed (error 0x000006d1). And you have a Samba server (version 3.0 and above) consider using the following technique to add the printer: Add a local printer (not a network one!) Select “create a new port” Select “Local port” as type of port In the port name enter the printer’s SMB path, i. [Read More]

Windows (Alta) Vista

I just found out about the new name of the previously Windows code named “Longhorn”. Guess what, it called Windows Vista. Now I wonder who is the smart-ass marketing guy that thought about that? What is this? half resurrecting dead Digital Corp. companies? The year branding (95,98,2000,2003) I could live with, the XP signature was OK (at least it sounded good) but VISTA?! I guess Office will be the next thing to lose the year branding (although it lost it in XP and gained it back in 2003). [Read More]