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print spooler not working in Xp

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#1 floridadutch


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Posted 06 December 2010 - 02:30 PM

suddenly my print spooler file is missing.
my printer was working fine but suddenly i dont have a printer anymore. it gave me a message "the print spooler service is not running"
then i went to see if i could start it in ..run..services.msc....right click on print spooler...then click start.. then i receive a message " error2 the system can not find the file specified.
i think i need help
i am running XP
printer is or better was a konica minolta bizhub 250 with wireless access.
help please

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#2 groovicus


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Posted 06 December 2010 - 02:41 PM

Not a programming question. Moving to XP.

#3 hamluis



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Posted 06 December 2010 - 03:20 PM

Start/Run...type services.msc and hit Enter.

What is the Status and Startup Type displayed for Print Spooler?

System manufacturer and model?


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