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Printer not getting installed

Whenever I try to add a printer the comp shows the following msg.'The print service spooler is not running.'

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Goto start menu and click on Run

in the box type: services.msc

in the new windows that pops up, scroll down and find "Print Spooler" right click on it, and make sure startup type is set to "automatic", then click on the start button in that same window. Click apply then click ok.. close the services window.. should work now

Posted on Apr 06, 2008

  • Dave MacPhee
    Dave MacPhee Apr 06, 2008

    * sorry, after right clicking on Print Spooler, choose properties, then make sure that the startup type is set to "automatic"

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