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Print Spooler Error 800106b9

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I have a server that the print spooler will not start on.  It is giving this error:
0x800106b9

Windows could not start the Print Spooler on the local computer.

Any ideas?

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Question by:rsmith1969
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by:Conner Turner
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Hello,

Have you tried to refresh and rebuild the collation of printers ?

1) Navigate to Windows\system32\spool\printers directory
2) Delete All files inside
3) restart the Spool Service and Machine.

You should now have to do some bare configuration based on your setup, and all should work.

this may of been caused due to a conflict with some files in the spooling service.

HTH,
Conner
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by:rsmith1969
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

No answer and resolved myself
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by:hdhondt
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If you resolved it yourself, please tell us what you did to fix it.
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by:Conner Turner
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please share with us how you fixed this,

in your closing comment you mentioned no answers, however I am led to believe that it was answered?

Thanks,
Conner
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rsmith1969 earned 0 total points
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Turns out that the Winsock2 was corrupt and had to be reset for the services to start.
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by:rsmith1969
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Figured out the answer before anyone replied
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