Printer spooler keeps stopping in Windows® XP®
What are the causes due to which print spooler service keeps stopping in windows XP?
Print spooler is an application program which takes care of handling printing jobs in your system. Spooler sends the printing requests to the computer or print server. It is actually a scheduler for printing job to be carried out in your system. Print spooler sends messages from the computer to the printer to take printouts. Sometimes, you may face problems with the print spooler which results in the failure of the printing process. If the printer is not compatible to the Operating System, you may face spooling issue. You need to ensure the compatibility of printer with your Operating System, if you have spooler issues. Malwares also affect the print spooler, so, you need to remove the malwares from your system. You could get online help and support from manufacturers to fix spooler problem.
Following are some information about the causes, symptoms and tips to resolve the printer spooler problem in your Windows XP operating system:
- Tips to fix
Spool32.exe is a component of the Operating Systems which handles the spooling function of the printer. This component allows storing of print job temporarily on the hard drive of your computer before sending it to printer. Sometimes, your print spooler keeps stopping. Such spooling problem can be caused due to a number of reasons such as, malfunctioned printer driver, data errors in the system etc.
If you have any issues with the printer spooler in your system, you may get the corresponding error messages. Then, you may fail to delete the print job that is being processed. If you have issues with the print spooler, spooler allows you to delete a print job that is being processed.
Most of the spooling problems are caused due to a corrupted printer driver. You can fix this by reinstalling the printer driver in your system. Data errors in the system also creates spooling problem that you need to remove such errors from your system. You could get plenty of third-party software to repair the print spooler. PC Health advisor is an application which helps to repair the print spooler.
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