Print Spooler Service Stops Working
Get to know more about print spooler service stops working issue and tips to resolve this problem
Spooling is a process of transferring data. This process includes the method of storing the data in a specific place from where it could be accessed by another program. The print spooler service is an application software used in the operating system of Microsoft Windows. This spooler service is installed for controlling all the printing jobs associated with the printers and printer server. This software helps you in managing the printing jobs. It helps you in changing the priority of certain print jobs that are waiting to be printed, deleting print jobs, pausing or restarting the print jobs and to perform many other operations.
The following is why the print spooler stops, and the tips to resolve these issues:
- Print Spooler Service Not Working
- Causes and Symptoms
- Tips to Resolve Issues
Print Spooler Service Not Working
Printer spooler issues occur when you connect a wrong printer to your computer. In this case the computer would not respond to the connected printers. The print spooler service doesn't work and you cannot perform your printing jobs. The print spooler stops its working when you install a wrong or outdated device driver of the printer. All these problems prevent you from printing jobs and the printer does not respond properly.
Causes and Symptoms
The print spooler service acts as a print coordinator for all the printing tasks. It facilitates automatic printing and thereby reduces the intensity of the printing jobs. When you start a printing job, the print spooler receives an instruction which is forwarded to the printer to start the task. Therefore any error to the print spooler service would prevent printing. When the computer encounters a print service error, it performs certain symptoms like disk space error, system freezing, slow performance of the computer, high CPU usage, lock ups, etc.
Before installing the printer you must check whether the printer is applicable to your system or not. Remove all the driver files of your previous printer from the system. Then scan the computer to remove all the viruses and malware. Install the correct and updated device driver. Download the error repair tool PC health advisor and install the spooler fix wizard which efficiently and quickly repairs the print spooler problems caused by registry errors.
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