I have an SBS 2003 server, which is having repeated problems with the spooler service dying. In order to correct this, I attempted to remove the installed printers, and then expected to relocate the spool and reinstall updated drivers. When I look at the printers listed under Server Management / Standard Management / Printers, I see a Dell 5100c printer. However, if I right click it and try to remove it, I first get the "are you sure ?" message, and then "Printer cannot be removed. Either the printer name was typed incorrectly, or the specified printer has lost its connection to the server." Curiously, if I go to the Printers and Faxes window from the Start Menu, no printers are listed.
How do I fix this ?