Solve Printer Spooler Crashes
Print spooler is one of the software programs that is responsible for managing all the printing jobs in the system. Print spooler would send the printing request to the printer or to the print server. It is seen that when the print spooler crashes, it is not possible to add a new printer. You could not be able to print from an existing printer. This might crash because of many reasons. If the settings with printer spooler changes, that would lead to not working of printer spooler. As a result, the print spooler would crash. If the malware is present in the system, that would also cause crashing of printer spooler. If there are issues printer driver, that would also cause such issues. So you have to reinstall the drivers for the printer. That might be due to the incompatibility of driver.
- Check print spooler service
- Try to repair
- Remove all viruses
Check print spooler service
You need to verify the setting of print spooler service. You have to click 'Start', go to 'Control panel'. Next, double-click the 'Administrative Tools'. If that option is not found, click 'Classic' and select 'Administrative Tools'. You would double-click 'Services' icon and check for the 'Print Spooler service'. Right-click that option and choose 'Start'. Then, double-click the 'Print Spooler'. After that, change the startup type to Automatic. Then, the print spooler service would start automatically whenever you restart the system.
Try to repair
If it is seen that the print spooler is going to crash, that might be the indication of the errors which are present in the hard drive file structure. You need to repair that. For this, you have to enter the Microsoft website and then click 'Fix it for me' found under that problem. Then, you would click 'Run Now'. This would repair the spooler and the issue gets solved.
Viruses are the unwanted software programs which would even cause the corruption of system files and programs. So if these malware is present in the system, they would also cause the corruption of print spooler. Use the best antivirus software. That would scan full system, detect those problem causing viruses and delete them all. Then, the spooler would be free from infection.
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