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Print Spooler not running

I have gone into services and tried to start the spooler. Error 1068 comes up. Is there anything else I can try?

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  • glauth Nov 21, 2008

    Thank you. I tried that. The result is the same."Could not start print spooler service on local computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start.

  • glauth Nov 21, 2008

    Under dependencies there is a LexBce Server with the RPC attached to it.

  • glauth Nov 21, 2008

    It is now working. Thank you.

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Follow these steps to correct the issue:

Go to Start > Run and type in services.msc then press Enter.
2. In the window that opens find "Print Spooler" on the right 3. Right-click "Print Spooler" and select "Properties". 4. Click on the "Recovery" tab and change all 3 drop-down boxes to "Restart The Service". 5. Make sure the 2 text boxes underneath say "1" in them. 6. Click Ok until you are back at the Services window, close it and you're good to go. 7. Go back into the properties of the "Print Spooler" tab and be sure to click Start to restart the Print Spooler service and it will restart the service immediately. You're all set! Now when ever your Print Spooler craps out, it will automatically reset itself.

Let me know if this helped,
If it did please rate it, if not I'll research it some more

Posted on Nov 20, 2008

  • JDTec
    JDTec Nov 20, 2008

    Also try this:



    Go into services and check its dependencies, it should just be the RPC service, which you shouldn't be able to stop, check that RPC is running

    Double click print spooler and click the dependencies tab. See if there are any other dependencies set besides rpc. If so you will want to find them in services and make sure they are set to automatic and are running (will probably need to start them).

    Then try to start "Print Spooler" service, should work. May need to reinstall printer drivers then.

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