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Printer spool not starting windows 8

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in windows 8 pro printer spool not starting automatically. if  change to automatically immediately changing to stop.
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by:Sivaraj E
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Open this "%WINDIR%\system32\spool\printers", delete all files in this folder,

And try start the service,

Regards, Shiva
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there is no any files in the printers folder
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by:Manjunath Sullad
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1. Update the printer driver.

2. Run sfc /scannow with elevated command prompt.



If that didn't fixed the issue, Modify below registry path as suggested in below link,

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Spooler

http://m.kapilarya.com/fix-unable-to-start-print-spooler-service-in-windows-8-8-1



Fix Common Printer problem using diagnostics tool,

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c02073861&jumpid=ex_r4155/hho/ipg/ccdoc/trailhead_doc&lang=enhttp://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?cc=us&lc=en&docname=c02073861&jumpid=ex_r4155/hho/ipg/ccdoc/trailhead_doc&lang=en
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Did you try with Microsoft Fix It for printers?

Can you try this ?

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-in/windows-vista/troubleshoot-printer-problems

Regards, Shiva
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experts comments given idea to me
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