Printer Spooler Service Issue? Tags: Printers Windows XP Last response: July 8, 2011 11:59 AM in Windows XP Share vpatel October 1, 2010 2:50:00 PM Hello, I'm using windowxp and I have c4480 printer atteched it shows spooler service is not running what i have to do ? More about : printer spooler service issue buwish October 3, 2010 1:05:04 AM The title of this topic has been edited by Buwish ricky_critic July 8, 2011 11:39:59 AM Hi, Go to Start / Run and type in "services.msc" without quotation marks, then press Enter or click OK. In the window that opens (Services) look for "Print Spooler" on the right Right-click "Print Spooler" and select "Properties". Click on the "Recovery" tab and change all 3 drop-down boxes to "Restart The Service". Make sure the 2 text boxes underneath say "1" in them. Click Ok until you are back at the Services window, close it and you're good to go. Go back into the properties of the "Print Spooler" tab and be sure to click Start to restart the Print Spooler service and it will restart the service immediately. The Print spooler depends on the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) service. Is this service disabled? Go to services.msc look for RPC. Check state: Automatic Get more information to fix Printer Spooler Error : http://printers.iyogi.com/errors/printer-spooler-error.html http://www.fixyourownprinter.com/forums/printer/68459 Hope this information helps you. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer DigiFixIt July 8, 2011 11:59:14 AM alternatively you can try going to: Start > Run and enter "net start spooler" without the quotes Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPrinter Spooler service crash ForumPrint spooler service won't start ForumThe local print spooler service does not work ForumWindows xp print spooler stops when adding printer ForumRpc unavailable and printer spooler not working ForumPrinter spooler service is automatically stopping windows xp ForumWindows 7 cant open add printer the local print spooler service is not running ForumPrinter Spooler reinstall ForumPrint Spooler not running/cannot install local printer ForumNo Printer spooler service in my windows ForumWindows 7 cant open add printer the local print spooler service is not running ForumPrint Spooler issue ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP Forum+reinstall printer ForumHow can I remove a printer driver from the compute ForumWindows xp printer memory ForumHow to install printer without hardware ForumHow to print prn file ON NETWORK PRINTER ForumPrinter spools but does not print ForumHp laser 4 printer software More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !