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Printers vanished and can't add printer

Suddenly this afternoon I can not print.  Windows tells me that the print  
spooler service is not running.  I have started the print spooler several  
times and verified that it starts automatically.No matter what printer  
related action I try to take (install, delete, open properties, etc), I  
recieve the message "Operation could not be completed.  The print spooler  
service is not running."
Again, I have already tried the starting the print spooler solution, but  
when I try to do something in the control panel that involves printers, the  
print spoolers stops.  
Help, please.

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Re: Printers vanished and can't add printer

Your shell extensions have a software conflict. The offending piece of software will have to be determined and removed, or at least stopped, before re-booting the computer. You may be able to repair the problem using the System Restore option.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

Re: Printers vanished and can't add printer

How would I determine which software is causing the conflict in the shell extension? System restore is not working.

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Suddenly this afternoon I can not print. Windows tells me that the print spooler service is not running. I have started the print spooler several times and verified that it starts automatically.No matter what printer related action I try to take (install, delete, open properties, etc), I recieve the message "Operation could not be completed. The print spooler
service is not running."

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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