Steps to Fix Error 126 Install Printer Driver failed
While installing CutePDF, you may get an error saying ” Error 126 Install Printer Driver failed CutePDF ” on system running Windows XP, Continue the installation of CutePDF normally, Press ” ok ” and ignore this error. We can Install the Printer Driver later after installation is completed.
Before trying below steps, Download and install the latest version of CutePDF from this link ignore the error as said earlier.
To Install The Printer Driver Manually follow the these steps:
1) Go to Control Panel>Printers and Faxes>Add a Printer>Select Add a local printer.
2) In use the following port drop down options, select “CPW2: (CutePDF Writer)” and click Next.
3) At driver selection prompt select Have Disk>Browse and select any Postscript printer and click Next
In this Example we are selecting HP Color LaserJet PS
4) Now change the Printer name to CutePDF Writer and click Next>Finish.