Cannot print in Windows 7 or see Pics in Outlook

Cannot print from Notepad or IE on a Windows 7 Pro machine... 'An error has occurred"

Cannot see pictures in Outlook... just a red bordered square with an X in it.

SFC /scannow yielded nothing.

Thoughts?
Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
SFC /scannow yielded nothing

Consider, then, running a Windows 7 Repair Install. You need a working recovery partition or the Windows 7 DVD. Here is a Seven Forums tutorial to assist you..

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/3413-repair-install.html
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Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thank you John... I will definitely consider, but am going to hold off for, hopefully, a lesser evasive solution.
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1namylnCommented:
Can you print from other programs?
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
The issue is much broader than just printing. Outlook irregularities as posted are not related so far as I know.

You can always try uninstalling printers AND their drivers, restarting and reinstalling the same.
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Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Much, much broader... Going to Device and Printers doesn't show a "printers" applet.   Trying to create a new user.
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1namylnCommented:
Ensure the spooler service is running.
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Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Both the printer spooler server and Bluetooth services are running.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Try a new user account. Normally a corrupted user is also part of the corrupted operating system as well.
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1namylnCommented:
How is the printer connected to the computer?  USB, LAN, Bluetooth?
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Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Printer connected over LAN...  

New user account has the same issues...
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
So then Repair Install is the way forward here.
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1namylnCommented:
Checked event viewer for any errors?

The repair option John mentioned shouldn't do anything drastic to the Windows installation.
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1namylnCommented:
^^^^^^^^^Always a good idea to backup first though.^^^^^^^^^^^^^
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Sheldon LivingstonConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thanks... I'll proceed.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@classnet  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help. Good luck with the repair.
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