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RPC Server // Print Spooler

Posted on 2004-08-02
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2008-03-17
I recently bought a new HP PSC 1300 ALL-IN-ONE, and it worked great for the first few months.. But now i get an error, The hardware is now re detected, and after installing, It says Rpc Server Unavaible. I have located the problem of this being the Print Spooler.. It is set on automatic on the Services.msc, yet it is not started.. So i click start this service, and i get the following error :

Could Not start the Print Spooler service on local computer.
Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start.

So thats why im getting the error with my printer, The spooler wont start. Have you got any ideas how i can fix this? I have tryed Reinstalling the all-in-one but once again it just says Rpc Server is unavaliable... I have also checked drivers ect.. Please any help?

~ Thanks
~ UnrealKez

Question by:UnrealKez
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Expert Comment

ID: 11694195
What is your OS? Reinstall your current service pack. It should replace the corrupted spooler.

Author Comment

ID: 11695231
My OS is Win XP Home, how do i reinstall my service pack if i have to?

Author Comment

ID: 11696900
Anyone..? Im still Printerless... Ive higherd the points if thatl get people to help.. i need this fixing by this week =/
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Accepted Solution

jonoakley earned 1200 total points
ID: 11697712
Sorry I was called away for a bit
Windows XP Service Pack can be downloaded here


Download then log on as administrator and run the EXE

Author Comment

ID: 11697733
Thanks Alot! All fixed now.

Expert Comment

ID: 11698110
Either you found the site on your own or that was a heck of a download

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