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I am having problems seting up my new Cannon MP470, serial number JMFA89528. A box keeps popping up stating that my "Printer Spool" is not set up? Please help me.

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In order to print the print spooler service may need to be started...
got to start, control pannel, computer management, services and look for print spooler and set it to automatically so it starts whenever your computer is on. also check if it's stopped and start it.. and test.

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HOW CAN FIX INVALID ELECTRONIC SERIAL NUMBER


In otherwords you are seeing the Activation screen?
No problem!

Primer:
When Windows is installed on a computer, is assigns hash values to certain major hardware components.

Examples such as;
1 Processor
2) Ram Memory

3) Motherboard, (To be more specific; Motherboard chipset, and BIOS program, and version)

4) Harddrive
5) Graphics chipset

Change any two of these hardware components, and Windows will 'think' it is being stolen.

(Windows: "Hey, this isn't the same computer I was put on originally!")

[Microsoft user's license states One GENUINE copy of Windows per ONE computer.

Microsoft makes one Master disk of the Operating System. From it all GENUINE copies are made, and sold ]

Primer over.

When the activation screen comes up, click on - Call Microsoft
I feel it is better to speak to a real person in case there are problems.

Before calling, have the Serial Number of the computer written down, to give to the nice representative on the phone.

This is in a white Service Tag, on the back of the computer, or up on the side of the computer tower.
S/N = Serial Number

After you click on Call Microsoft, the screen in front of you will have a series of blocks.

The top blocks (6) have number/letters in them.
The bottom (6) blocks do not.

The representative will ask you what you wish to do.

ACTIVATE

You then read off the number/letters in the first box, to the representative. Speak CLEARLY, and make sure the representative understands each letter/number.

Go to the second box. Do the same. Do this for all of the boxes.

When finished the representative will state to wait one minute.
(More like; Hold On)

The rep will come back, and state letter/numbers to you.
Put your mouse cursor in the first empty box. Left-click once.

Type the letter/numbers you are given.
Make SURE you understand the representative! IF NOT, ask the rep politely to repeat.

After you have filled the first box, the cursor will automatically jump over to the second box.
Type the letter/numbers in.

Same thing for the 3rd through 6th box.

When finished go back through all the boxes, and repeat back to the rep the letter/numbers. Make SURE they are CORRECT!

When you are finished with the last box, there is a period of silence.
You are supposed to know that you have to click on ACTIVATE, at the bottom.

Click on Activate.

That's it! Say goodbye to the nice representative. Your genuine copy of Windows is now Activated again!

{By the way. You have a new Windows Product key now.
The one in the holographic sticker on the computer is no good now }

Regards,
joecoolvette

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How can find my serial number if its not on my tower


Usually it should be on a sticker aside with a code bar ...This sticker should be on the left or right side ...but it may as well be on the back ...If there is non ..try to identify it from windows..if you are running windows vista or windows 7 ...Click on the Start button---the little Windows logo at the bottom left of the computer---type "cmd" in the search field and then press "Enter." A black box with white lettering will pop up. This is the command prompt. In this box, type "wmic bios get serial number" and press "Enter." The computer's serial number will appear in the box .

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I cannot get my document printed. when i try to print I get the message printer is busy then , another message that states a printing error occurred appears


Open Notepad and type the following lines:
net stop spooler
del %systemroot%\system32\spool\printers\*.shd
del %systemroot%\system32\spool\printers\*.spl
net start spooler

Save it in your root directory as: C:\DeletePrintJobs.cmd
Create a shortcut for it and move it to your Desktop

Now everytime you have print job(s) that got stuck in the print queue
go to your desktop and Double Click on the DeletePrintJobs.cmd

It will clear all pending print jobs in the print queue and allow you to
print new jobs again.

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Computer says "queue is offline"



Check:

Printer Spool offline:

Disconnect the USB cable, go to RUN and type in services.msc and then find print spool and right click, then choose restart.


Also on the computer:

Start-->printers and faxes-->right click on the printer-->properties-->make sure it

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Need to install Canon PIXMA MP470 new laptop lost disk


Hi,
Not sure what OS you are using, you must know your OS and install the correct driver on the correct OS.
You can get details and download relevant drivers at below link,
http://etech.maiila.com/canon-pixma-mp470-driver-manual-software-download-and-troubleshooting-tips

hope this helps....

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I cannot print from the computer. A box pops up saying computer cannot communicate with printer. I've folowed instructions i.e. disconnect the cables. restart computer etc. I have done that but whenever...


You've mention, "you folowed instructions i.e. disconnect the cables. restart computer etc. Did you try selecting the ports? Are you using a serial connector or a USB connector? There is a printer port on the PC, serial connector is needed , right click on printer icon and go to properties and check ports if LPT1 is selected. if not It should be checked. Try this. and make sure the printer is on for the PC to communicate with the printer. Try this. cheers.select the ports

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Keep getting "hprb Update" window on screen. Have changed "hprb Update" on Norton Security from "custm" to "allow", but problem still exists.


Click START-RUN- in the dialog box type: msconfig in the box
when it opens select the "startup" tab - uncheck the box next to the hp update entry - click APPLY and OK...
Restart the computer, it will tell you "you've used the system configurator to change the way windows starts" click ..dont show me this again an then OK.
This will keep the update program from running when windows starts, but you can still run it from your printer software.

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Working a new laptop with Vista and having difficulty running my Window mail service. Keep getting a "Dial-up connection pop up whenever I hit the send/receive button to activate and receive my mail....


n Windows Mail, go to Tools, Accounts, select the account, Properties,
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If you have more than one account, do this for all accounts.
This ensures that Windows Mail will use whatever connection is
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Printer not printing from computer


Hello:

To resolve this situation try the following:

1) re-install a driver. Goto HP.com and download a anew driver. COmpletly uninstall the old one.

2) Force your deskjet to run a self test...disconnect the cable from the PC...power off the unit...hold down the print button...turn unit back on.

3) try a new cable

4) Download a manual here

I hope you are up and printing soon.

Good luck to you my friend,

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