It is reported by many Windows users that the print spooler stops working repeatedly which causes hindrance in the printing process. So to get rid of it we made a step by step guide to help users fix it.
How can I fix the issue with the printer spooler?
Uninstall useless printers:
- Open and Control Panel and look for Devices and Printers
- Then in the Devices and Printers section click on Print server properties for the printer you wish to remove
- Head over to the Drivers Tab and from the list of installed printers choose the one you want to delete and click Remove
- Choose driver and driver package and click OK
- After you’ve removed all useless printers simply restart your PC
Check if Remote Procedure Call services are running:
- Open the Services window and make sure the print spooler service is working and see if the Startup is set to Automatic
- Then head over to Remote Procedure Call service and check if Startup type is set to Automatic
- If not then set it to Automatic through the properties of the service
- Apply and click OK to save changes
Restart print spooler service:
- Open the Services window
- Look for print spooler service and right-click on it
- Then simply select Restart
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