Print spooler won't start

I have a HP All-On-One installed with Windows 8 that won't print. When I try to start the printer spooler I receive the following error:

"Windows could not start the Printer Spooler service on Local Computer. Error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start."

When I check the event log I see three entries. See Capture1.PNG, Cature2,PNG and Capture3,PNG.

I've checked Microsoft TechNet and found this fix: but it doesn't work for Windows 8 (or at least I can't get it to do anything useful)

I'm running out of ideas to get this working.

Any ideas?
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Dan CraciunIT ConsultantCommented:
Remove the HTTP dependency from Print Spooler: on an elevated command prompt run:
sc config spooler depend=rpcss

After that you should be able to start the spoolsv service.


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Phoenix_137Author Commented:
Thanks. That fixed the printing problem, but not why the HTTP Service is causing an issue.
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