Question about HP DeskJet F380 All-In-One Printer
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
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.
Here is the link for the complete procedure. http://www.fixya.com/support/r8758623-check_fix_print_spooler_service_causes.
I hope it helps you and post comment if you need more help. regards
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For Category View:
Click Performance and Maintenance.
Click Administrative tools.
For Classic view:
Double-click Administrative Tools.
In either, locate the print spooler on the list-->right-click-->choose Restart.
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