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Windows 7 Print Spooler Will not stay running

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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have an issue with a Window 7 pro machine in a domain environment. The print spooler service on the machine will not remain running. I can go into services and manually start the service. However as soon as I attempt to add a printer I get the error shown in the attachment. When I go back into services the print spoller is stopped again. Some relevant background info for this problem is as follows. Last week i had an HP printer with a bad board. I have since deleted the printer from the machine but it seems to still be looking for the printer.
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