Print spooler problems

  wfulton_2121 10:15 14 Sep 2007


I am having a problem with the print spooler on some of the computers on the network.

It is a school ICT network and the problem is within the design department (nowhere else has this problem).

When a user tries to search for a printer to install, an error message pops up telling them the print spooler has stopped and a printer cannot be installed.

It is a Windows server 2003 print server and Windows XP clients. Like i say this problem only seems to be in the design department??

Any suggestions would be appreciated!

Thank you

  brundle 12:55 14 Sep 2007

Have you checked that the print spooler service is actually running and set to Auto? start menu/run, type services.msc

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