Print Spooler not Starting

If you have any issues with the Print Spooler not starting or staying started than try this

Go to C:\Windows\System32\spool\PRINTERS

Rename any files in there to .old or move to another folder called printers.old

Then restart the Print spool services

Also you could have a corrupted registry entry for the Print provider

Double check that here


Delete any links that aren’t the default folders
Defaults are: LanMan Print Services and Internet print provider

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