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I mainly have a problem with a printer spooler i dont know what that is i get a certain idea of what its functions are but cant do anything about it i dont know how heres my general story to now i bought a new computer printer but i when i put it in the power and put in the installation cd with out connecting the printer to the comp i cant get it to load it it stops in the middle of the process of installing i get a message saying that the computer cannot find a path error #3 i have windows xp home edition.. but i tried a couple of things on the net searching and it seam i established a path so now i tried to install it again i get new pop up saying could not start print spoolerservice on local computer error#2 the system cannot find the file specified... please help me send me a step by step instruction of what i can do.. thank you i would really appricieate it

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Uninstall any drivers that are partly installed reboot. plug in printer do NOT turn on. Install drivers after drivers loaded a popup should appear asking you to connect printer. turn on printer ensure usb cable is connected. Computer should then find printer hope this helps

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Please try the following to start the service again:

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This sounds like a software problem (in other words, your printer is not the issue). Here's what I suggest:

1) Save whatever you were attempting to print, and restart the computer. Try printing it again.
2) If it doesn't work, try uninstalling the software for your printer, and then re-install it. In the event you don't have the software handy, you can download the driver from this website:

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

Resolution:

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Please try the following to start the service again:

1) Click on START, right click MY COMPUTER, left click MANAGE.
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3) Locate and highlight the PRINT SPOOLER on the list of Services.
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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.
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Printer cannot be removed. The print spooler service is not running.
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(When clicking Add Printer) Operation could not be completed.

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

Resolution:

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

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

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  3. Type sc config spooler depend= RPCSS start= Auto, then press <Enter>. The spaces between = and RPCSS and = and Auto are important. Without these spaces, the command fails.
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