Reasons why print spooler does not run in Windows® XP®
What causes print spooler to fail on Windows XP?
Print spooler is software which is responsible for managing printing jobs on your system. Print spooler sends the printing request to the system or print server. Print spooler is actually a scheduler for printing jobs to be carried out in your computer. Print spooler sends messages from the computer to the printer for printouts. Sometimes it is possible for problems to occur in the print spooler which results in the failure of the printing process. You might also face a spooling issue, if the printer is not compatible with the Operating System that you have installed. So you need to ensure the compatibility of printer with your operating system, if you have print spooler issues.
Some information about the causes, symptoms and tips to resolve the print spooler problem on your system:
Spool32.exe is a component of the operating systems which handles the spooling function of the printer. Print spooler function in the printer allows the storing of print jobs temporarily on the hard drive of your computer before sending it to the printer. Print spooler problem can be caused due to a number of reasons. Malfunctioning printer driver, data errors on the system are some reasons for print spooler stopping.
If you have any issues with the print spooler on your system, you may receive error messages that indicate that you have a print spooler problem. If you have any issues with print spooler, you may fail to delete the print job that is being processed because the spooler is responsible for allowing the removal of a print job that is being processed.
You can fix print spooler problem with your printer very easily. Most of these problems are caused due to malfunctioning printer driver. You can fix this by reinstalling the printer driver. Data errors on the system also creates a print spooler problem, so you also need to remove such errors from your computer. You can get a number of third party utilities to repair the print spooler. PC Health Advisor is an application for repairing the print spooler.
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