Fix issues in HP Printer Spooler
What are the issues that can come in the HP printer spooler service?
The print spooler is a software program which is responsible for managing all the printing jobs in your computer. Print spooler sends the printing request to the computer printer or to the print server. It also helps deleting the print job being processed. It manages the print jobs currently waiting to be printed in the printer. The print spooler allows you to schedule for a printing job to be carried out in the system. It transfers messages from the system to the printer in order to take the print outs. There are chances when the print spooler faces certain problems, which results in the entire failure of the printing process. The main errors caused in the print spooler software program are regarding the compatibility of the Operating System, printer is not added to the system, errors in the print spooler etc. The printer spooler service helps you to take the print outs in an efficient way.
Following are the cause and symptoms of HP printer spooler problem and the tips to fix the problems:
- Compatibility issues with the Operating System
- Printer cannot be added to the system
- Print spooler errors
Compatibility issues with the Operating System
Print spooler problems arise when the printer is not compatible with the Operating System. It would result in the failure of the printing process in the system. You can fix the issue by checking, whether the printer is supporting the Operating System or not. If so, you will need to install the correct printer driver CD in the system for resolving the issue.
Printer cannot be added to the system
The printer cannot be added to the system occurs when the print spooler is not able recognize the printer to carrying out the printing jobs. This is because some printers installed before the actual printer was installed in the system. You can fix the issue by starting the computer in the safe mode. You should go to the ‘Windows Advanced Option’ by pressing the ‘F8’ key as the computer starts and then selecting the safe mode option from there. By performing this, you can delete the pre-installed printer files and thus fix the issue.
Chances are there in which the print spooler in the system shows errors due to excessive use of CPU. The documents in the queue do not print or delete, lock ups, slow system performance, disk space errors etc. This results in the failure of printing process. You can fix the issue by downloading the Print spooler repair tool called ‘PC Health Advisor’. You also need to save the software file in your system and run the software to fix the print spooler error problems.
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