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Fix registry virus

I can't get the virus out!
Computer won't print: spooler error
I bought Norton & the computer won't recognize the D ddrive

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To correct such a problem you will need to start the system in windows safe mode. To get into safe mode, boot the computer and hold down the "F8" key until a menu appears. Select "safe mode" and allow the system to boot. You should then be able to access the "D" drive and install Norton. Enter safe mode after the reboot to use the Norton utilities effectively. Fixes usually don't work unless you are in safe mode.


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Install updated full version of antivirus like avg 8, avira or avast. It surely removes Viruses from your system. Scan your computer with it. After Scanning, reboot your computer. If your computer won't recognize you D drive due to virus blocking it, so Just copy your antivirus installer to your pen drive. Or, you can download free antivirus from the net. Go to this link www.free-av.com

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I printed all the pages I wanted and stopped the printing. today I want to print something else and it wants to prin about 30 pages I don't want, help


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HOW TO CHECK AND FIX PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE THAT CAUSES UNABLE TO PRINT FILE

Print spooler service is a computer service that loads the print jobs into the printer memory for later printing and it acts as intermediary between a computer and a printer. When the print spooler service is stopped or malfunction, printing is not possible.


Here are the possible reasons :

1. Virus or Malware infection.

2. Spooler service was stop by accident or turn off to manual/disable mode.

3.Faulty installed printer driver that contains error or incompatible with previous printer drivers installed in your computer or system.

4. Print jobs and drawing jobs were corrupted by accident which caused print que lock and resulting print spooler service to crash.

5. Your printer had printing problem issue with pdf files.


To fix this problem, you have to check if the print spooler service had stop.

Here's how to check and fix the print spooler service.

Go to START
Choose RUN
Type SERVICES.MSC
Click on PRINT SPOOLER and check if the STATUS IS STARTED
If not, on the upper left side, click on STOP to stop the spooler service
Then click on RESTART to restart the spooler
Restart your printer and your computer

Please rate and make a comment if you find this solution very helpful and might help others as well. Post more comments if you need more help.

Apr 14, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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HOW TO CHECK AND FIX PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE THAT CAUSES UNABLE TO PRINT FILE...


HOW TO CHECK AND FIX PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE THAT CAUSES UNABLE TO PRINT FILE

Print spooler service is a computer service that loads the print jobs into the printer memory for later printing and it acts as intermediary between a computer and a printer. When the print spooler service is stopped or malfunction, printing is not possible.

Here are the possible reasons :

1. Virus or Malware infection.

2. Spooler service was stop by accident or turn off to manual/disable mode.

3.Faulty installed printer driver that contains error or incompatible with previous printer drivers installed in your computer or system.

4. Print jobs and drawing jobs were corrupted by accident which caused print que lock and resulting print spooler service to crash.

5. Your printer had printing problem issue with pdf files.


To fix this problem, you have to check if the print spooler service had stop.

Here's how to check and fix the print spooler service.

Go to START
Choose RUN
Type SERVICES.MSC
Click on PRINT SPOOLER and check if the STATUS IS STARTED
If not, on the upper left side, click on STOP to stop the spooler service
Then click on RESTART to restart the spooler
Restart your printer and your computer
Then try to print again and it will surely solve your printing problem.


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Another procedure :

Go to START
Right click on DOS command prompt and run as administrator
You should be in this command directory before you
Type CMD and be sure you are in this directory C:Windows\System32
And if not, type this to change the directory, CHDIR C:Windows\System32
Type NET STOP SPOOLER and message will appear like this


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Exit and go to C: DRIVE
Choose WINDOWS and click show content if not view all the folder files
Choose SYSTEM32
Choose SPOOL
Choose printer and delete printing jobs if any
Again right click on Command prompts and run as administrator
Type NET START SPOOLER
Exit and restart your printer and your computer
I will works fine right now.


NOTE : You can bypass the C:Drive procedure and just type NET STOP SPOOLER AND NET START SPOOLER in the DOS COMMAND PROMPT if you believe that there are no printing jobs pending.


Another procedure is to download this troubleshooting software and follows the troubleshooter wizard and it will fix your print spooler service automatically and some common problems as well.
Click here to start downloading.

I hope it helps you solving your print spooler problem. Regards to all readers.

on Mar 24, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Internet explorer is connected and opens and then dialogue says it needs to close and info quotes error 32.I believe registry is affected and am advised to scan registry and then fix errors.cant access...


I don't know much about computers but sounds like a problem I had. Where to start? Well I happened to wife's laptop. I ran norton came back with nothing. Did this several times I even tried downloading firefox from work comp and flash driving it over. Nothin. Bought a new laptop at pc micro center, worked great came with a two comp. Antivirus that's called eset Antivirus. Deleted norton off her comp. And put eset on there than boom internet worked. Come to find out norton became the virus. It couldn't fix the problem so it just blocked it from using Internet. In doing so it blocked us as well. I really recommend using eset not norton or maceffe. We have not had any problems since and it seems to catch a lot more threats than norton ever did. Hope this is helpful

Mar 24, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Installed Norton 2009, now only boots BSoD 0x00000024


1 delete norton from your hard
2 run tune up utilities 2008 and execute the registry cleaner
3 open the registry and search anything which have relation with norton for exp : norton 2009 enter
delete the left keys and search them by pressing f3 then delete
reboot the computer instal the antivirus and everything will be allright
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May 09, 2009 | Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009

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"Error 1068 Could not start the Printer Spooler on local Computer"


I appreciate the opportunity to help you. Try the following:

Check dependency services on Print Spooler
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1.Click "Start", input "services.msc" (without quotation marks) to Start Search bar and press "Enter".
2.Double click the “Print Spooler” service.
3.Choose “Dependencies” Tab and remember the services name.
4.In the service list window, find the dependency services and try to start them.
5.Please try to start the “Print Spooler” service again.



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Jan 27, 2009 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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HP print spooler problem and error 1068. Want my printer back!!!


to make spooling work its necessary to make it work
this is the procedure .if you do this it will work properly. till it is not done it will just ignore printing
1)click the start in the left sice of your computer screen
2)go to control pannel
3)click performance and maintainence
4)click system
5)click data execution prevention
6)turn on DEP for essential windows program and services only.
7)click the spooling services a tick mark sign will appear beside that means it has enabled.
now your printer will work properly.

Nov 23, 2008 | HP PSC 1610v All-in-One Printer

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HP print spooler problem and error 1068. Want my printer back!!!




Microsoft Operating System protocol is to install first and then always have drivers and applications install on top of them. More often than not the drivers are outdated and rendered unusable by many of the operating system updates and then need to be updated themselves by the relevant vendor or have to be uninstalled and then reinstalled. Of recent times this has become more and more of an issue due to complexities in the registry and in the COM fabric of the operating system. The registry often gets clogged up with superfluous entries and needs cleaning out to improve performance just like the HD inside the PC needs defragmenting occasionally. Unfortunately when many of the updates from Microsoft and many other software vendors are applied they leave their old entries in the registry and just write new ones - simply because it is convenient and easier for them to do so.

Uninstall the application and drivers using the HP remove utility. It is not sufficient to use the Operating System uninstall as it does not work that well. The Registry, Application, Folders and drivers need to be totally removed.

A registry clean is recommended. You can do this by downloading a free 30 day use of Ashampoo from www.ashampoo.com and clean up your system of all the unnecessary entries. I have been using it for a few years now with grate success and no problems. You can always restore any deleted entries before binning them forever.

Once completed then reboot the PC then reinstall the HP drivers and application. Make sure these are the latest ones available from HP support for your operating system at

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/softwareCategory?product=3300221&lc=en&cc=au&dlc=en&lang=en&cc=au

Aug 09, 2008 | HP PSC 1210 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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HP print spooler problem and error 1068. Want my printer back!!!


There are several ways to resolve printer spooler error, probably because there are many variations of this error. The error caused by faulty software can be resolved by deleting all the information found in the directory. Thereafter, navigate to the Control Panel, click on Administrative Tools and then services icon. Find the service labeled Print Spooler, highlight it and restart the process. If that doesn’t work, the program might be corrupted. Click on start, then Run. Search for the document labeled services.msc, and this will trigger the opening of another window. On this window, scroll down and click “Print Spooler”. Check its setting and turn on automatic mode. Click Okay, and restart the machine. If you’re lucky, this might be all you have to do. Still doesn’t work? Navigate to the Add/Remove Programs screen of the Control Panel. Find the all the software responsible for making the printer run including the drivers, and uninstall them. Be sure to be thorough about it, or the problem may not be solved. Download the latest copy of your printer’s software from the manufacturer and reinstall it. get more information for printer spooler error .Hope this helps you.

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