The Print Spooler is one of many Windows services that run by default the moment
you log into your computer. The service itself may not have any visible user
interface, but it works continuously in the background monitoring print jobs
that have been carried out by applications, such as Microsoft Excel and Word.
The program file for this service is spoolsv.exe, and it functions as an intermediary between the printer and the application that you attempt to print from. If this service fails you will no longer be able to print.
being a defective driver. A defective or corrupted driver could be caused by a failed installation or simply by the end user installing the wrong driver for the device. In other situations, the spooler service may simply not be working as it should. Lack of system resources is another cause of such errors when the user attempts to print too many documents at once.
being the following:
The printer failing to print a document.
The user receiving a stop error message while printing.
System freezing while attempting to print a document.
do. Attempting them all will ensure you rectify any problems you may be having with this aspect of your computer system.
when you try to print too many documents at once.
Anyway, you can do that, by doing the following:
click on Restart.
Note: Alternatively, you could restart the whole system, which would achieve the same result, but take more of your time doing it.
may want to consider removing it so that you can reinstall it. In order to do
that, you will need to do the following:
Command box) and click on OK.
5.Once Devices and Printers loads up right click on your Printer Icon and select Remove Device.
Once you have successfully removed your printer device, you will need to reinstall the drivers for it again.
printer. From there you should be able to download the latest drivers for your
printer and operating system.
onscreen instructions to install the printer.
32-bit drivers should work on both 64-bit and 32-bit operating systems.
then there is a strong chance that the problem is related to the spoolsv.exe
file, in which case, you may be able to repair it by using System Restore.
3.Once System Restore loads up, follow the onscreen instructions to set your system back to its previously working state. Remember, you want to choose the last restore point that was created before this problem started to rear its ugly head. The downside is that any programs that were installed after this point may be lost, along with any drivers.
always repair software that you can use to do it for you. Print Spooler Repair Tool is a good example, I recommend you download this tool and use it to fix the error. It’s an extremely easy tool to use, just download, run and click on Repair and you’re done.