Saturday, 9 November 2013
HOW TO FIX: The following error occurred while attempting to print your pictures (Windows Vista)
'The following error occurred while attempting to print your pictures:' Its a very frustrating message because it does not give any indication as to why the error occurred.
This error occurred on a Windows Vista machine whenever a picture was selected in Windows Explorer and the 'Print' option clicked on the tool bar. The error appeared repeatedly and I found that the only way to close it was to use Task Manager to close explorer.exe and then manually restart it.
I was able to trace it back to the following registry key:
renaming RegisteredProfiles to RegisteredProfiles.old appears to have resolved the problem.
I suspect the problem is caused by installing some old photo editing software that has incompatibility problems with Windows Vista but am not certain about this.