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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 I've tried your suggestions as well as numerous others and still I can't get the printer spooler to start. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Everything can be reinstalled from the HP CD or restored from the recycle bin, so this should be reversible. 2. http://spamdestructor.com/print-spooler/print-spooler-system-error-5.php

Unzip and run the enclosed REG file. Palladia-Mors, Aug 7, 2010 #10 stantley Joined: May 22, 2005 Messages: 7,091 Yes, I would run a virus scan and an anti-malware scan to be on the safe side. After the uninstalling and restarting, I still cannot start the Print Spooler, and continue to see the hpdj00 dependency and Error 2. right click my computer, click manage, on the left click services and applications, click services.

Double-click the Spooler service.8. 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? Type the following command, and then press ENTER: sfc /scannow The sfc /scannow command scans all protected system files and replaces incorrect versions with correct Microsoft versions. I now suspect this has something to do with my problem as the result mentions CB.log (my employer) and says cannot open Maher\Desktop\sfcdetails.txt (my last name and how my office computer

  • Please try again now or at a later time.
  • This could also be caused by someone intentionally deleting the file, regardless the error states the file no longer exisit in the place the OS is looking for it.
  • thanks but I have no clue where my xp discs are or sp3 disc i think the computer and printer have had it...thanks for trying to help me out.
  • Nope.
  • The Services panel should open and you can then find the "Print Spooler" service there..
  • I was working on a relative's PC and her print spooler had "given up the ghost".
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TagsA History of Windows AppleMobileDeviceService.exe high cpu utilization a temporary profile was loaded blackberry computer repair disabel inprivate filtering disable private browsing Easy Server 2008 Backup facebook fake reviews on yelp Daily Featured Business In an effort to provide FREE Internet Marketing, we feature one business every day. Grif,Thanks, did all that and still getting this error message when i double click on the print spooler: Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified. Trying to start print spooler from services.msc and get the following error  "Could not start the Print Spooler service on Local Computer.

The ones you have to expand are only when the file extension has an underscore at the end (.ex_) stantley, Aug 6, 2010 #9 Palladia-Mors Thread Starter Joined: Apr 16, I went in to the print spooler and it is not started and when i hit the start button it would not allow me to start it. Assuming you're using Windows XP as the operating system but which printer are you using? http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/print-spooler-service-error-2-error-3-windows-7/ Restart computer or start print spooler from services.msc The reason this happens usually this happens because some malware infested the file and then the anti-virus deletes due to infection.

Or is SPOOLSV.EX_ a damaged file? In uninstalling the HP printer software and deleting the leftover folders, I accidentally deleted a Print Spooler file that I need. I have gone into the spooler properties and everything looks set up right but when I try to manually start it I receive the same message. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details.

But the printer still won't install properly (it got further into install, but now gives me a different error: "Windows could not load the installer for Image."). http://www.soflanetworking.com/computer-repair/fixed-could-not-start-the-print-spooler-service-on-local-computer-error-2-the-system-cannot-find-the-file-specified/ Any help is much appreciated! Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. The tech support people at Canon told me my Print Spooler is corrupt!

Double click on the Printer Spooler service line and you should then be click on the "Start" button if needed and make sure the Startup Type is "Automatic".Hope this helps.Grif Flag check my blog This is how to use sfc /scanow http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929833Good LuckHope you find the info useful Wednesday, January 20, 2010 4:34 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Did the fix Open an elevated command prompt. Palladia-Mors, Aug 5, 2010 #3 vicks Joined: Jan 31, 2005 Messages: 5,135 I would try to completely uninstall all remenants of the previous installation, then reboot the computer and reinstall the

Any idea what I need to do next? Obviously the first thing the user did was to run the Printer Troubleshooter Fix-It, and it did determine Spooler service wasn't running, but was unable to fix it.There could be two Good Luck Vicks vicks, Aug 8, 2010 #14 Palladia-Mors Thread Starter Joined: Apr 16, 2008 Messages: 211 Hi all, I made one last stab at getting my printer installed without this content Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

I've tried everything from the sfc /scannow to uninstalling the enumerator. Click here to join today! If they aren't there, then it sounds like you need to run the System File Checker..

Here's the Hijack This log: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4 Scan saved at 5:44:59 PM, on 8/8/2010 Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702) Boot mode:

Will fixing this require the original Windows install CDs (they were never given to me)? W7_Spooler_Svc.zip solved the problem quickly.Nice tool :) Malcolm June 14, 2016 at 7:40 pm Thank you so much for this. on the right side, look for print spooler, double left click on it, select start, close the system services window. Disruptive posting: Flaming or offending other usersIllegal activities: Promote cracked software, or other illegal contentOffensive: Sexually explicit or offensive languageSpam: Advertisements or commercial links Submit report Cancel report Track this discussion

Any help is much appreciated! on the right side, look for print spooler, double left click on it, select start, close the system services window. Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. http://spamdestructor.com/print-spooler/print-spooler-error-3-the-system-cannot-find.php This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 6, 2010 6:48 AM PST In reply to: print spooler not running ...or maybe one of the other required files for the service to Further research shows me that the Print Spooler is stopped in the Computer Management/Service console. The Print Spooler depends on Remote Procedure Call (RPC), and hpdj00 depends on the Print Spooler. I went to manage services and tried to start the Print Spooler, where it gave me "Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified." I looked up its properties, where

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 the stupid Print Spooler STILL doesn't work! Navigate toHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Spooler3. Palladia-Mors, Aug 5, 2010 #1 Sponsor stantley Joined: May 22, 2005 Messages: 7,091 Make sure all of these files are in C:\WINDOWS\system32 spoolsv.exe spoolss.dll localspl.dll win32spl.dll winspool.drv tcpmon.dll tcpmib.dll usbmon.dll

Click on 'Download HijackThis Installer'. *Save HJTInstall.exe to your desktop, or to the location where you normally download. *Double-click on HJTInstall.exe. *Click on Install. *By default it will install to C:\Program Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified Posted on April 15, 2013 by Thomas Strubinger in Computer Repair When attempting to print or access printers all of them were