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Printer won't work

Posted on 2014-09-08
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Hi, I use Windows 7 and have an HP printer.  Here to far I have never had a problem using the printer.  All of the sudden after disconnecting it from the laptop, I now ger a message;
"Print Spooler Service not running"
I went to control panel and the printer is shown with a green check mark and shows 1 document in que.  I went to printer properties but it won't display.  What do I need to do to get my printer working again?
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Try start - administrative tools - services

And check for the print spooler service the status should be started
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Or start -run and type services.msc to raise the services window.
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Right click the service name to open a menu allowing you to start,  stop, or restart the service, and to change the startup type, it probably should be automatic.
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Very good answer.  Worked out great. Thanks
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