Print Spooler Service Issues
Get to know more about issues that occur with the print spooler
The term 'spooling' refers to a method of transferring data by keeping it in a temporary working area from where it could be processed by another program at a later point in time. Spooling refers to copying files autonomously with other work. The print spooler is an application in the Windows operating system which is employed for managing all the printing jobs that are given to the print servers or the printers. The print spooler service helps you in the printing job managements like changing the priority of certain print jobs that are waiting to be printed, deleting print jobs, pausing or restarting the print jobs. Any problem in the print spooler service makes the printer driver corrupt or defective. In this case the print spooler service doesn't work properly and you cannot find anything in printers and faxes folders. The major symptoms of the print spooler issues are documents in the queue won't print or delete, disk space errors, lock-ups, slow PC performance, high CPU usage, and system freezing.
The following are the issues regarding print spooler service, and the tips to resolve those problems:
- Print Spooler Service
- Print Spooler Issues
- Tips to Resolve Print Spooler Issues
Print Spooler Service
The print spooler service acts as a print coordinator in the printing job. It could make the printing jobs automatic and hence reduce the printing load. The role of the print spooler service is to transfer the print job instructions which are given by you to the printer to load the printing process. The printer spooler service transfers and manages the instructions in a chronological order and asks the printer to start the printing task. Then the printout process begins initiating.
Print Spooler Issues
Printer spooler issues occur when the printer installed to your computer is not compatible with the system configuration. This prevents printing. Sometimes the system does not detect the printer even though it is connected. This is due to the existence of the previously installed printer files or due to some connection errors. The installation of the wrong device driver to the computer also creates the issues and the printer does not work.
Before installing the printer, delete all the driver files of your previous printer. Then restart the computer. Make sure that you purchased the right printer which is compatible with your system features. Install the proper and updated device drivers. Other issues could be easily prevented by downloading the error repair tool PC health adviser and installing the spooler fix wizard. It could swiftly and successfully repair the print spooler problems caused by registry errors.
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