A print spooler acts as a communication bridge between your printer and system. When you come across an error message from the spooler end, know that its time to update or troubleshoot some changes from your end. You all sorts of frustrating error codes like, this tool is corrupt, is trying to interact with other application. However, Printer Spooling Error can be resolve in a planned way with little tech help.
Sure thing, they do, however, if you don’t want this error to get on your nerves you must follow some fixed solution to help you in the long run.
I learned few tips from the experts and would like to share. Can’t see you ripping your hair off due to some uncontrolled printer error.
Troubleshoot Printer Spooling Error
There are three ways you can troubleshoot this offensive error, you can change print spooler properties, restoring default printer state, and scanning the system files.
I will share one troubleshooting solution which works the best for Printer Spooling Error
You might be worried about why you are getting all the error messages, but try this out to fix things at one go.
Change Print Spooler Properties
There are few print spooler issues that can’t really be resolved. You will have to know that changing few options in the print spooler properties can make the difference.
Here, follow this after opening the spooler properties
- Write services.msc and Double-click print spooler.
- You will have to flick start and stop the spooler button
- After which you can set the spooler to start in automatically
- Make changes in the recovery option based your requirement
- Check dependency and restart again.
These steps require your complete attention. For any additional tips, you can contact us via our comment section.
To add up some additional perks to this set, check out some of these FAQ’s to fill in the empty space in your troubleshooting solution’s checklist.
Frequently Asked Issues
- How do I clear the print spooler?
It’s not that hard, you simply have to get to the start menu and right-click in the command prompt to ‘Run as Administrator’.
After which you have to turn the spooler on and off. Switch off the printer completely and turn it on after a while.
- How do I restart print spooler?
It goes like, you have to click on the start menu and select Run from the dialogue box. Locate your printer spooler, I, however, have shared this method earlier in the beginning.
But its one of the most asked question. So, I am reexplaining it to you. After you are done, restart to see the difference.
- Where can I find the print spooler folder?