Printer spooler service not running
What are the ways to ensure the proper functioning of printer spooler service?
Printer spooler is a key part of the whole printing process in Windows loaded system. The printer spooler service helps you to take the print outs in an efficient way. The printer subsystem in the printer spooler helps in stopping the printing errors that might occur in the printing process. If something went wrong in the spooler subsystem, Windows informs you that printer spooler service is not running. The main cause of the error in the spooler subsystem is the attack of malware in the system. You could find the symptoms of it by running the 'spoolsu.exe' file is you could see an icon of printer spooler subsystem application in the 'Taskbar'. At the moment you need to click on 'Print' button which is in the Windows program. The printing problem is set up for your system which is exactly at the moment when the Spooler subsystem application has encountered an error message. When you divert back to the error window you could find the message that the "Print spooler service not running" after clicking on the 'Printer' icon. This is a sign of threat in your printer spooler service.
Following are the ways to ensure the proper functioning of printer spooler service:
- Install the printer once more
- Install correct printer drivers
- Install Spooler Fix Wizard
Install the printer once more
When you install the printer in your system there are chances in which the error appears as "Operation could not be completed the printer spooler service is not running". In order to fix it you need to double click the Printer Spooler service and change the startup type to 'Automatic'. This would help set the printer spooler service to start automatically when you restart the system. Then install the printer again to troubleshoot the issue.
Install correct printer drivers
There are chances in which the printer spooler service may not work because of the corrupted printer drivers installed in the system. It would result in the failure of the printer spooler service and the printer. You need to uninstall the printer software and install the correct drivers in order to fix the issue.
For the proper functioning of the printer spooler service you need to install the software called as 'Spooler Fix Wizard'. This software is free to download and would monitor the errors of the printer spooler service and fix the errors. This would help in the proper functioning of the printer and ensure its smooth functioning .
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