Error "the print spooler service does not work.

print spooler - HELP

my printer disappeared and when I tried to reinstall a message appears that the print spooler service is not runnin - HELP

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Hi masubb1,

·         You did changes to the computer before the show?

You can try the following solutions.

Method 1: Run the next Fixit tool and see if it helps.

Problems printing and printing errors

Method 2: Follow this guide step by step to solve the problem.

Printer in Windows problems

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    I suggest to follow each steps of troubleshooting provided in the link below and also suggest to run the Fixit tool in step 2 and verify if it helps solve the issue

    http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows/help/printer-problems-in-Windows

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    All printer drivers that I had loaded do not work or have disappeared.  After you download the printer drivers, I got the error message: "operation could not be performed.  The print spooler service is not running. "I have Windows XP.  I need to print now!

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    http://social.technet.Microsoft.com/forums/en/itprovistaprinting/thread/391f3c57-5d2b-4E88-ADC6-190429a7fdbe

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    When I use the printer in case of problem, and hit the 'add printer' link, I get the error message "print spooler service is not."

    "I did a search on"print spooler"but got no result

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    AntiMailware MalwareBytes
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    Cleaning of printers

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    If the suggestions below do not resolve your problem, after back and don't forget to include the following information:

    • The version of Windows you have, including service pack (start > run > winver > OK)
    • The brand and model of printer you have (includes the manufacturer, model and model number, as in HP Deskjet 6800)
    • How the printer is connected to the computer (parallel, USB, network, wireless, etc.).
    • It happened just before this symptom started
    • What application antivirus you have and if your subscription is up to date and has been maintained continuously
    • The full text of the error messages related to printing, without paraphrasing


    A. Clean on print jobs pending

    • Open a command prompt window (start > run > cmd > OK)
    • Type the following in the black command prompt window, and then press ENTER after each line

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    net start spooler
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    B. clean the old printer drivers and install the latest drivers by using the directions in One Article.  If you have (or had) a Lexmark printer, follow the instructions on the following site before installing the new drivers, as explained in its first Article: http://members.shaw.ca/bsanders/CleanPrinterDrivers.htm

  • problem printer-"the print spooler service does not work.

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    tried to add the printer, but get message "the print spooler service is not running" what I do?

    Often, but not always, the symptoms you describe are caused by a corrupt print job stuck in the queue or a damaged printer driver.  However before you clean things up, on general principles, that you can download, install, update and run full scans with each of these two free programs:

    AntiMailware MalwareBytes
    SUPERAntiSpyware

    Do not operate the two scans simultaneously.  Each will take a long time, so start it and then go do something else for a while.

    Cleaning of printers

    NOTE: If after completing step has the print spooler is not always running after you launched the command "net start spooler", you will not be able to follow all the steps in "First Article".  Instead, go to the other link and download and get and use the utility 'cleanspl' such as described here.

    A. Clean on print jobs pending

    • Open a command prompt window (start > run > cmd > OK)
    • Type the following in the black command prompt window, and then press ENTER after each line

    net stop spooler
    del/q '% windir%\system32\spool\PRINTERS\*.* '.
    net start spooler
    output

    B. clean the old printer drivers and install the latest drivers by using the directions in One Article.  If you have (or had) a Lexmark printer, follow the instructions on the following site before installing the new drivers, as explained in its first Article: http://members.shaw.ca/bsanders/CleanPrinterDrivers.htm

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    1. click on the Start Menu, click Run, type "services.msc" and press ENTER.

    2. in the Services pane, click on "Alert" and scroll down until you see "print spooler".

    3. click on "Start service" or "Restart Service", as the case may be.

    The print spooler service should now be enabled.

    Check if the printing problem is resolved.

    Hope this helps

    Post back if necessary

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    http://support.Microsoft.com/kb/324757

    See also:

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