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Windows 2003 Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime  Error Program c:\windows\system32\spoolsv.exe?

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I recently  installed updates on my Windows SBS 2003 Server and when it rebooted , I get this error and printing does not work. Could .NET Framework update cause this error? Any sugesstions?

windows 2003 Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime  Error Program c:\windows\system32\spoolsv.exe
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I don't expect .NET to be the issue.  Any other details you can provide from the event logs?
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The registry hive for the  spooler was corrupt and and I needed to import the hive from backup and the error went away.
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