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Original Title: Print Spooler. The print spooler stops after trying to print a PDF file and it will not restart. The only way I have been able to print again is to do a System Recovery. When I try to print a PDF file again the print spooler does the same thing.
I would suggest you to rebuild print spooler service and check if it helps.
Please follow these steps:. Note: Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly.
Change the Print Spooler Directory
Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it.
Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. Did this solve your problem? Yes No.
Sorry this didn't help. How are you trying to restart the print spooler service? Do you get any error message or any error code? When the print spooler service stops, try restarting it and check if it helps.
If you have already tried the steps then ignore Step 1. You will be prompted to type the password for an administrator account.
Click Continue if you are the administrator or type the administrator password. Then, click Continue.
Print Spooler stops after trying to print a PDF file and it will not restart.
Open the Printer troubleshooter. Fix printing problems by resetting the print spooler Applicable to Windows 7. Why can't I print? Printer problems in Windows.
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How To: Change the location of the print spool folder
You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. I have the same question User Replied on September 18, In reply to JoeGarnertoo's post on September 17, Hello Joe, Thank you for your reply.
Please follow these steps: a. In notepad, copy and paste the following: Windows Registry Editor Version 5. Save the file as.
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SAPSprint & PDFCreator - auto save pdf-files
Santosh Y Replied on September 9, Try the steps below and check if it helps: Step 1: When the print spooler service stops, try restarting it and check if it helps. Click Start and then type "services" without quotes in the Start Search box. Step 2: Try running the printer troubleshooter and check if it helps. Fix printing problems by resetting the print spooler Applicable to Windows 7 Also, have a look at the following article links: Why can't I print?
How to convert AS400 Spool file to PDF using CutePDFWriter
Printer problems in Windows Hope this helps. This site in other languages x.