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Old 20-12-2009
Join Date: Nov 2009
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Print spooler service issue

Hi, when I enter print command to print anything it do not perform anything. I think printer Spooler service is does not responding. And I restarted the print spooler service many times in administrative tools. ,it will not allows me to add printer and view properties.When I configure the service manually and adds a printer it says that "Operation could not be completed" and the spooler service is blocked again.

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Old 20-12-2009
Join Date: May 2008
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Print spooler service problem

To solve your spooler printing service do the followings.
Click on the start button and then Run.
Now type services.msc in Run text box.
And then Click Ok.
Now Services windows displays.
Select Print Spooler service from the window.
Open the properties by double clicking it.
Keep the start type in Automatic.
Now click on the start button below the Service Status.
After closing the services window check the problem.
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Old 20-12-2009
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Cnnot print any thing

Perform the following steps to solve the spooler service.
* First Click on the Start button and then click Control Panel.
* Now Double-click on the Administrative Tools and then click Services .
* Double-click on the Printer Spooler service and then select the startup type to Automatic.
* When you restart your system then your spooler service automatically restarts.
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Old 20-12-2009
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 1,588
System restore solves printing problem

Follow this instruction given below.
You may fix this problem with system restore.
Go to Start button.
Select All programs.
Now select Accessories
and then select System tools.
And last System restore.
Now system restore window opens.
Select the restore point date which you want to restore.
After restore your computer automatically restarts.
Now Try to print any thing and I think it will works.
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Old 20-12-2009
Join Date: Apr 2008
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Printing problem due to virus

Printing spooler service can be stopped by virus infection on your system . So please try to remove virus from your system with a standard antivirus.
You can AVG antivirus for your system to remove virus.
Download and install AVG anti virus from its official sites.
Double click on EXE file to install AVG antivirus software.
After installation it ask for restart the system So click yes to restart now.
Scan your system to detect virus in your system.
Delete the detected virus from system.
Try to print any thing.
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Old 20-12-2009
Join Date: May 2008
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Re: Print spooler service issue

First Click on system properties and then click advanced.
Click on Performance and then Settings.
Click on the Data Execution Prevention and turn on the DEP to all programs and services.
And Now click on add paste this path into file name field.
Click on open and then OK.
Now test your printing service.
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