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What is print spooler service?

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Print spooler is the memory of the printer stored on the computer its like ram for the printer.

Right Click it and restart it and make sure its started and automatic

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My printer spoler is not working


Hi g k,
Have you tried restarting the print spooler from services?
Start the Print Spooler service from the Services console
  1. Click Start, click Run, type services.msc, and then click OK.
  2. Right-click the Print Spooler service, and then click Stop.
  3. Right-click the Print Spooler service, and then click Start.
Start the Print Spooler service at command prompt
  1. Click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then click OK.
  2. Type the following commands at the command prompt: net stop spooler
    net start spooler
    exit
    Note Press ENTER after each command line.
Hope this helps, and please rate:)
Gary

Aug 01, 2013 | Samsung 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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Z615 Error message,Printing Failure,current print job canceled,print status 15% completed,shows cartridge info.Power light blinks on-off,have reinstalled driver,rebooted windows. Widows XP


It could be the Print Spooler service on your computer. Make sure the service is running. - Browse to Start -> Run... and type in "NET STOP SPOOLER" (this will stop the print spooler service)


- type in "NET START SPOOLER" (this will restart the print spooler service)
Try to print again.

May 24, 2011 | Lexmark Z615 InkJet Printer

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I cant get a print job to delete from the queue and its holding up all the other jobs


To delete print jobs stuck in the print queue on Windows:

  1. Click Start ? click Control Panel ? click Printers and Faxes.
  2. Right-click on the Lexmark print object and select Cancel All Documents.
  3. If that doesn't clear the queue, restart your computer.

If print job(s) still remain in the queue even after doing the steps above:
Stop the Print Spooler service from the Services console

  1. Click Start ? click Run ? type cmd ? click OK.
  2. Type net stop spooler at the command prompt ? hit Enter on the keyboard.

Clear the SPOOL folder

  1. Click Start ? click Run ? type spool ? click OK.
  2. Open PRINTERS folder ? delete all files in the folder.
Start the Print Spooler service from the Services console
  1. Click Start ? click Run ? type cmd ? click OK.
  2. Type net start spooler at the command prompt ? hit Enter on the keyboard.

Try to print again after clearing the print queue.


Nov 24, 2010 | Lexmark Z611 InkJet Photo Printer

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Operation could not br completed. The print spooler service is not running


Hi There,

If your print spooler service is not running, then follow the below steps to get it working :

Step 1 :
* Start > run > services.msc > ok
* Select the service name called print spooler from the list.
* Check the status on the print spooler service, if it is stopped, then right click and select start or restart.
* Then the spooler service will start working....

Step 2 : ( NOTE :USE THIS STEP ONLY WHEN YOUR STEP 1 DOESN'T WORK )
In this case, we assume that the print spooler service is gone bad and we would have to recreate the spooler service.

* Start > run > cmd > ok
* Type: sc delete spoolsv (this will delete the corrupted spooler for us to create a new print spooler)
* Reboot the system and after rebooting the computer back.

* Start > run > cmd > ok
* Type: sc create spoolsv (this will create a new print spooler service)
* Reboot the system and this time the print spooler service is a new and fresh spooler and it should work normal and perfectly.

Enjoy printing !!


Oct 22, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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Cant print spooler error


go to start, control panel, administrative tools, service, print spooler. stop then start service.

Apr 16, 2010 | HP Office Equipment & Supplies

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Hello, I have problem like this - Process cannot continue because the Print Spooler service has been stopped. Restart the computer to start the Print Spooler & try again. I mean, I cant even install it...


Hi there
You can try see if this may do it.

Go to Start / Run and type in "services.msc" without quotation marks, then press Enter or click OK.

In the window that opens (Services) look for "Print Spooler" on the right

Right-click "Print Spooler" and select "Properties".

Click on the "Recovery" tab and change all 3 drop-down boxes to "Restart The Service".

Make sure the 2 text boxes underneath say "1" in them.

Click Ok until you are back at the Services window, close it and you're good to go.

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.

The Print spooler depends on the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service. Is this service disabled? Go to services.msc look for RPC. Check state: Automatic

Please come back and just gave a vote, it will gave me some satisfaction to know am helping some one so I will keep on helping.
All The Best: Pineworks

Feb 28, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP3000 InkJet Photo Printer

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My print spooler is not running


If you are getting a message that your print spooler service is not running, possibly you have the print spooler service turned off.

To start the print spooler service in XP:

Click on Start
Click on Run
Type "services.msc" and hit Enter or press OK
In the services window look for "print spooler service"
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Click on the Print spooler and on the top left corner Click on "Start"

Reboot the computer. You should be able to print now.

Please get back for any further assistance.

If you find this resolution helpful, please do not find to leave your comments and ratings.

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Feb 26, 2010 | Canon PIXMA iP1600 Printer

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Printer cant set up spooler problem


Go to start/settings/control panel/Administrative Tools/services.
Scrool down to Print Spooler, set it to automatic.Then click the "start" button to start the print spooler service.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe

Nov 19, 2008 | Lexmark Office Equipment & Supplies

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SPOOLER SERVICE IS NOT RUNNING


If you are receiving SPOOL.SVC or PRINT SPOOLER ERRORS when trying to uninstall/reinstall your printer, or when trying to print a document or access the printer properties, please follow the steps below.

The following are examples of some of the messages you may be receiving:

Spool.svc is not running. Make the service active and try again.
Printer Properties cannot be displayed. The print spooler service is not running.
Printer cannot be removed. The print spooler service is not running.
Windows cannot print due to a problem with the current printer setup.
(When clicking Add Printer) Operation could not be completed.

NOTE: Only these types of errors warrant the troubleshooting steps clearly defined below.

Resolution:

SPOOL.SVC is an operating system function which carries files through the operating system for printing. It must be STARTED (active) to be able to print or access any printer's functions. This file usually starts automatically with Windows, however operating system issues may cause it to become stopped. You cannot uninstall or reinstall a driver while this service is stopped.

Please try the following to start the service again:

1) Click on START, right click MY COMPUTER, left click MANAGE.
2) On the left column, double-left click SERVICES AND APPLICATIONS, then click SERVICES.
3) Locate and highlight the PRINT SPOOLER on the list of Services.
4) Click START THE SERVICE.

If errors occur and the service cannot be started, there is another issue within the operating system itself.

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