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I have to assume that you are running a windows OS.  the spooler is a service which should start automatically when you boot, if you have printers installed.  you MUST have enough free memory for the service to start and you MUST have enough free disk space for it to run.  you can find the service in control panel->administrative tools->services, or right click on My Computer, click on manage and then click on services at the bottom right hand side.  if the spooler service will not start, then check the log control panel-.administrative tools->event viewer.  this should tell you why.

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* Start > run > services.msc > ok
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* Check the status on the print spooler service, if it is stopped, then right click and select start or restart.
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