Question about HP OfficeJet 4255 All-In-One InkJet Printer
My computer closed down and I took it to the computer guys. On getting it back my HP printer would not work I went into my computer and there is no icon for a printer. I cannot add a printer because it says print spooler not working. .I went back to ther "guys" and told them what was going on. they said that it should not have happened and downloaded a thingy that would allow me to use the printer. It downloads but will not work. I have gone into your site and found i can download from HP and have started to do this. I have also recieved an error 1068 while i was looking at ways to correct my computer. Regcure did nothing to help. why does the printer spooler stop working and how can I fix this rotten problem, last exam to do and print out - so frustrating!!! Also computer freezes at times as well.
I have a new HP Printer C4250 & I tried to install & run it on my Sony VAIO GRV 550 Laptop computer running Windows XP. I got the message from the HP Photosmart All-in-one series Printer installer saying the Installation cannot continue - The Spooler Service is stopped and must be running for the installation to continue. Click fix to have the Installer start the service (however that does not work). Then it says Service: Spooler Manufacturer: Microsoft Description: Loads files to memory for later printing Version: 0.0.0.0
Another message says Cannot install this hardware: HPPhotosmart C4200 series An error occurred during the installation of the device The RPC server is unavailable Click Finish to close the Found New Hardware Wizard.
I have no idea what the RPC server is or why the Print Spooler seems to be corrupt. I've been told I need to delete my print spooler and re-install it. Does this sound right? Why are so many people having problems with their print spoolers, even without the dreaded Vista? Was it a virus that made them stop working? You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
Posted on Sep 03, 2010
Didn't know that others had this same problem,(spool error 1068), but glad to hear it. now,what to do about it?Texan
Posted on Nov 02, 2008
I found this on this page http://www.vistax64.com/vista-general/40627-spooler-subsystem-app-stopped-working-closed.html
RE: Spooler SubSystem App Stopped Working And Was Closed I finally found the problem, the registry key for the printer pointing to the
drivers got corrupted:
Start -> Run - Regedit -> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SYSTEM -> ControlSet001 ->
Control -> Print -> Environments -> Windows NT x86 -> Version -3 -> Remove
All Printers From Here (Delete HP First See If that resolves the problem)
That should fix all issues to the SubSystem App crashing, after you delete
the registry entry, start the printer spooler and reinstall the printer
drivers, most likely Vista will have these drivers built in.
Posted on Aug 30, 2008
Go to HP web site and download and install full Vista software and driver package for your printer and install
Posted on Mar 03, 2008
I have hp pavilion a6009n pc i just bought lexmark printer x3650 i can not instal my printer its keep on giving nt 4.0 security problem
Posted on Dec 23, 2008
My new printer will not print web pages
Hp photosmart c3100
Posted on Jul 14, 2008
I just wanted to know how your computer goes... c ya!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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
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
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.
Posted on Nov 23, 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
Just go to your Server or Desktop PC and enable the RPC service (Remote Procedure Call)
Right click in "My computer" icon, from the manu select "Manage" then go to "Services and Applications" and expand that, after that select "Services" you will find that services in the right pane, just click in "Start"
Posted on May 08, 2009
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