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    Help Help Spooler? Need Help Asap!

    Hi there. Im a cusomters right now and am trying to set up a network printer. On the pc that the printer is connected to the printer does not show in the control panel.

    When I try to add on or do anything it tells me it is not possible because "printer spooler service" is not running?! how do I get it running?

    please guys need a really quick answer!!!
    Thanks alot.

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    start, run, services.msc then scroll to print spooler service and enable.

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    or go to a command prompt and type
    net start spooler

    it can stop when there's a problem with one of the printer drivers on the pc, so you may want to / need to remove all printers completely and resetup fresh.

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    Sorted thanks guys. what a callout...phew brain's fried!!!

    Thanks again.

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