Question about HP PhotoSmart C4280 Laser Printer
Print spooler is a program that runs in the background in your computer.
To start, stop or restart the program follow these steps:
What is the status of the service? is it started? stoped? Disabled?
If the service is stoped right click on it and select Start.
If the service is disabled right click on it and select properties then change the start up mode to automatic, then click on start. Apply and OK
the service should be started and you should be able to print again.
Posted on Jan 12, 2009
SOURCE: 1020 Spooler SubSytem
ok, so for this, always had an issue with this one,
so, what i did is started the spooler, the way to do this is you have to go into control panel>>>admin. tools>>> services>>>printer spooler>>> and then you have a blue icon on your left where you have to click on the button that says start the spooler, now i recommend you minimize this window,
next step is that you add the printer through the add a printer wizard in most cases the printer should already have the basic driver installed into the computer. and way to add it to to start the add a wizard, click on add a port make sure the box where it reads plug in play is unchecked, so the only icon you have checked is the local port, next you choose the port that is usb001 from here you choose hp>>> then laserjet 1020, let the printer driver install and finally your done.
Posted on Jul 10, 2008
The issue is with the print spooler. If the operating system is XP then click on start >> run >> type services.msc >> the services window opens, now locate the print spooler and right click on it and select stop(if it is started) then again right click on it and then click on start. Now the spooler service will start, then try installing the all-in-one software.
Posted on Aug 02, 2008
I'm on windows XP OS
I am having a similar problem and have been online all night needing a solution FAST.
I used to have a lexmark printer/drivers, which I hear cause the 1068 error.
I removed all those drivers.
In the "Services" window, I goto "Print Spooler"
If I attempt to start the service I get "Error 1068: The depedancy service or group failed to start"
Under "Print Spooler" properties / Dependancies Tab - upon clicking I get an error:
<Null>: No Such Interface Supported
From what I can see, I need a default RPC dependancy to be in there? I've set all the configurations to "Automatic" and recoverys to "Restart the Service"
I get nothing.
I also need to mention, I occasionally get an error upon starting windows XP, which says something along the lines of system32/services.exe error; restarting System in 1:00 (then it counts down and shuts off PC)
I really need this printer working tonight.
Thanks in advance.
Posted on Aug 21, 2008
Unplug HP 1022n printer.
In command line >> net stop "print spooler"
In command line >> net start "print spooler"
(Reason for command line: Service normally times out while stopping in services list)
Open regedit and go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER --> Software --> Microsoft --> Windows NT --> CurrentVersion --> PrinterPorts
Deleted HP 1022n printer there
Open regedit and went to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE--> Software --> Microsoft --> Windows NT --> CurrentVersion --> PrinterPorts
Deleted HP 1022n printer there
Went back to Printers and Faxes page. File --> Server Properties --> Drivers tab
Deleted HP 1022n print driver
Go to HP.com and downloaded the driver from website
Plugged printer back into docking station
In Printers and Faxes --> Add Printer --> Local Printer Attached to this computer --> Unchecked Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer
Name queue whatever you would like, share printer if you want. Loaded driver that you downloaded from HP. Finish install.
Posted on Apr 01, 2009
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