Spooler service is not running

the printer does not and he said that the spooler service is not running.  Help please

Hello

(1) did you make any changes before the show?

(2) what is the brand and model of the computer?

(3) Windows operating system you are using?

A print spooler is software that temporarily stores the disk printing hard or in memory until the printer is ready to print. If you were expecting an abnormally long time to print a document, or if you see an error message about the print spooler, Spooler subsystem or spooler resources, you might need to change and then restart the print spooler service on your computer.

To do this, we recommend that you save your work and restart the computer to restart the print spooler service. If you do not want to restart the computer, try these steps.

To change or restart the print spooler service

You must be logged on as administrator to perform these steps.

1 open administrative tools by clicking the Start button, click on the Control Panel, clicking system and Maintenance, and then clicking Administrative Tools.

2. double-click on Services.  If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

3. right click on the print spooler service, and then click Properties.

4. on the general tab, next to startup type, make sure that automatic is selected.

5. If the service is not already running, under Service status, click Start and then click OK.  If you are prompted for an administrator password or a confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

Additional reference:

Open printer troubleshooter.

http://Windows.Microsoft.com/en-us/Windows7/open-the-printer-Troubleshooter

Please report if you are still having the problem. I will be happy to provide you with the additional options that you can use to get the problem resolved.

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