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More... Proffitt Forum moderator / December 6, 2010 9:40 AM PST In reply to: helping Let's see if newegg has it. Hutch, #1 2014/01/06 SpywareDr SuperGeek WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2005/12/31 Messages: 3,660 Likes Received: 334 Trophy Points: 1,093 Location: Maryland, USA Computer Experience: Experienced Cannot start print spooler service; error 3 This is now fixed and everything has installed perfectly except my Cannon Pixma MP610 printer. check over here

If problems persists can you right-cick on the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Spooler registry key and select "Export". This is a discussion on Error 3 cannot find specified path for print spooler!! And it works again! Hey thanks for this buried gem of answer to a problem that I had spent hours searching for a solution! https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/63252c4c-ebcd-4976-af5d-943897ecb616/cannot-start-print-spooler-service-error-3?forum=w7itprogeneral

Running the Printer Troubleshooter may show that the Print Spooler service isn't running, and attempts to start the Print Spooler service manually via Services MMC or using the Microsoft Printer Troubleshooter Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Spooler] "DisplayName"="@%systemroot%\\system32\\spoolsv.exe,-1" "Group"="SpoolerGroup" "Description"="@%systemroot%\\system32\\spoolsv.exe,-2" "ObjectName"="LocalSystem" "ErrorControl"=dword:00000001 "Start"=dword:00000002 "Type"=dword:00000110 "DependOnService"=hex(7):52,00,50,00,43,00,53,00,53,00,00,00,68,00,74,00,74,00,\ 70,00,00,00,00,00 "ServiceSidType"=dword:00000001 "RequiredPrivileges"=hex(7):53,00,65,00,54,00,63,00,62,00,50,00,72,00,69,00,76,\ 00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,67,00,65,00,00,00,53,00,65,00,49,00,6d,00,70,00,65,00,\ 72,00,73,00,6f,00,6e,00,61,00,74,00,65,00,50,00,72,00,69,00,76,00,69,00,6c,\ 00,65,00,67,00,65,00,00,00,53,00,65,00,41,00,75,00,64,00,69,00,74,00,50,00,\ 72,00,69,00,76,00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,67,00,65,00,00,00,53,00,65,00,43,00,68,\ 00,61,00,6e,00,67,00,65,00,4e,00,6f,00,74,00,69,00,66,00,79,00,50,00,72,00,\ 69,00,76,00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,67,00,65,00,00,00,53,00,65,00,41,00,73,00,73,\ 00,69,00,67,00,6e,00,50,00,72,00,69,00,6d,00,61,00,72,00,79,00,54,00,6f,00,\ 6b,00,65,00,6e,00,50,00,72,00,69,00,76,00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,67,00,65,00,00,\ 00,53,00,65,00,4c,00,6f,00,61,00,64,00,44,00,72,00,69,00,76,00,65,00,72,00,\ 50,00,72,00,69,00,76,00,69,00,6c,00,65,00,67,00,65,00,00,00,00,00 "FailureActions"=hex:80,51,01,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,03,00,00,00,14,00,00,\ 00,01,00,00,00,60,ea,00,00,01,00,00,00,60,ea,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00,00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Spooler\Performance] "Close"="PerfClose" In case the ImagePath value exists but contains incorrect data (pointing to a non-existent file), it results in "Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified." when starting the Spooler

  1. WIBLEY WIBLEY, Mar 23, 2008 #27 tonytranvn Joined: Aug 29, 2008 Messages: 1 I have a quite different situation.
  2. http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=4758 Is the print spooler service and dependencies set to automatic?
  3. Click the down arrow to expand the drop down menu, at the bottom of it you'll see Mark this thread as solved.

All OK now, thanks again.Click to expand... He has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, for 10 years in a row from 2003-2012 for his contribution in various online support forums — in Windows Client specialty.When he is karenski, Jul 30, 2007 #20 fergy1999 Joined: Jul 29, 2007 Messages: 27 ChefTech said: Hi Liberty, I also ran into this problem. I'm using Acrobat Pro 9.

fergy1999, Jul 30, 2007 #21 ozrom1e Joined: May 15, 2006 Messages: 11,849 karenski said: Windows XP; HP Pavilion a 1020n; HP Officejet 5610v All In One. The Services panel should open and you can then find the "Print Spooler" service there.. I checked spoolerproperties, the field "Path to executable" is empty (I think it should lead to system32\spooler\... My print spooler service is not running.

Lydokane 03-04-2007, 05:10 AM #6 Lydokane TSF Enthusiast Join Date: May 2005 Location: Fort Worth Posts: 526 OS: Win 7 Have you tried sfc /scannow? Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Edited by skell454 Tuesday, December 11, 2012 1:23 AM Tuesday, December 11, 2012 1:22 AM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet I am currently looking to see if this will leave the PC's vulnerable.

Under Services look for "LexBce Server">Properties>Under General Tab go to "Start up type" and select Automatic. (My problem was it was Disabled)>click ok 3. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/122437-45-system-find-print-spooler-service The system seems to bootup and shutdown faster, so there may have been other problems as well. Is the printer installed on your local computer or networked somewhere else? A required entry in the registry is missing or an attempt to write to registry failed".

I hope that I clarified the problem. check my blog Any help is much appreciated! by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 5, 2010 11:09 AM PST In reply to: printer spooler not running If I understand your post correctly, you couldn't get the "Services" panel Pete C Microsoft MVP Internet Explorer 2004 - 2011 Keep all responses to BBS posts on the BBS so that others may benefit If we have helped you please consider a

It does seem to be a registry issue though. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. http://spamdestructor.com/print-spooler/print-spooler-system-error-2.php I contacted HP and their "techs" suggested some things to try-still no correction of the problem.

Each time I try to install it I get the following message: Windows could not start the Print Spooler Service on local computer. Please try the request again. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies.Tell me more | Cookie Preferences Partially Powered By Products Found At Lampwrights.com Connect with

On the "Dependencies" tab,says that the service is depends on HTTP and RPC.

by R. Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft. Cant start Print Spooler. But when I put in the CD for the printer, I found the uninstall icon on the CD, and this uninstalled everything.

Visit or contact Adobe support. Monday, September 06, 2010 10:01 AM Reply | Quote Answers 6 Sign in to vote TheDisplayNameand Descriptionvaluesare correct (I think that was what we were looking at before) but theImagePath valueis I tried some of the other solutions your members suggested (under Services ,data execution prevention-under the section "Turn on DEP"-tried to add "C:WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe" and got message "file not found. http://spamdestructor.com/print-spooler/print-spooler-system-error-5.php James Martin, #3 Hutch likes this. 2014/01/06 Lifetime Subscription lj50 SuperGeek WindowsBBS Team Member Joined: 2003/07/04 Messages: 2,592 Likes Received: 127 Trophy Points: 843 Location: USA, Earth Computer Experience: Experienced Learner

Cant start Print Spooler. Wednesday, April 04, 2012 2:15 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Thank you so much that worked for me. Visit or contact Adobe support. I contacted HP and their "techs" suggested some things to try-still no correction of the problem.

Power off the printer 2. Stay logged in Sign up now! I turn in on, and then I click Start for Print Spooler Service. For Windows 10, download the registry file W10_Spooler_Svc.zip.Share this article on: FacebookTwitterRedditWhatsAppGoogle+BufferLinkedInPin ItAbout the authorRamesh Srinivasan is passionate about Microsoft technologies, and has a vast experience in the ITeS industry as

I tried to add a new printer but the message "the Print Spooler Service is not running" continue buzzing me. It works! http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/508/cpsid_50853.html#main_Installing_Adobe_applications_after_installing_Windows_7 Apparently the 9.2 update is required http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/403/kb403523.html, for a 64-bit operating system. I was working on a relative's PC and her print spooler had "given up the ghost".

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