Event ID 65 — Print Color Profile Configuration

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Properly configuring the print color profile enables color printers to print colors that closely match the ones that are displayed on the screen.

Event Details

Product: Windows Operating System
ID: 65
Source: Microsoft-Windows-PrintSpooler
Version: 6.0
Message: Updating the color profile failed for printer %1 with Win32 error code %2. The colors printed may not be correctly matched to the colors in the document being printed.


Manually install the color profile

To resolve this error, do the following:

  • Examine the Windows error listed in the event to determine the reason that Windows could not update the color profile.

    Note: For a complete list of Win32 error messages, see the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) Web site: (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83027).

  • Manually install the appropriate color profile for the printer by using the Color Management tool in Control Panel.


To verify that the color profile for a particular printer is correct, use the Color Management tool in Control Panel.

Print Color Profile Configuration

Printing Infrastructure