Print spooler failing

Posted on 2013-05-22
Last Modified: 2013-05-29
I just rebooted my laptop and the print spooler keeps failing. This is the info from the event logs.

   [ Name]
 Service Control Manager
   [ Guid]

   [ EventSourceName]
 Service Control Manager


   [ Qualifiers]

   [ ProcessID]

   [ ThreadID]





Question by:frankbustos
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by:Haresh Nikumbh
ID: 39188349
Download the HP Print Diagnostic tool HPPDU.exe

Run this tool, it will start the print spooler, and worked through whatever problems kept making it crash.

Accepted Solution

peter197911 earned 500 total points
ID: 39188440
1. Open   printmangement.msc
2. In the --  Remove all printer drivers
3 Start installing them again ( the newest working drivers)
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Expert Comment

ID: 39188582
Close all apps and then run this fixit

Restart system and check.


Author Closing Comment

ID: 39206650
this worked!

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