(Solved) How to fix Print spooler not running error ?


Guide to Fix Print Spooler Service Errors.

About Print Spooler Service.

Print spooler service is a service which gives the print command to printer. It is manage the multiple print commands and gives to the print one by one when last print is done. Printer spooler service works with two system files spoolss.dll / spoolsv.exe and one service.


One of following error you may be occurs when give the print command.

  • Local print spooler is not running. please restart the spooler.
  • Print spooler is not working.
  • Print spooler won’t start.
  • Printer spooler service can’t start.
  • Print Spooler service getting the error message while printing.
  • Says, start the print spooler service first, then try to print again.


There are lots of causes of “print spooler is not working” issue. Actually, most of the Viruses and Trojans does target the “print spooler service” to corrupt. they can also corrupt the registry of print spooler service because Print spooler service is only the one service which will effect most of the users who use the printer. Users wants to take print out however they getting the error message “Print spooler service has stopped please restart the service, the local print spooler is not running. please restart the spooler”.

How to Fix “Print Spooler Service”

In order to fix print spooler service. Run our tool to fix it, click on below link to download “Print Spooler Repair Tool” (Freeware). It will reset print spooler service as default.

Download Print Spooler Repair Tool.exe (Freeware) for windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, 8.1 and Windows 10.


After finished, please Restart your computer, and then try to printout something, your print spooler problem will be fixed.

What Errors it can solve.

  • Print spooler service is not working
  • Print spooler error 1053
  • Print spooler error 1068
  • Print spooler error 1058
  • Print spooler service can’t start

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Cannot add printer error messages comes “print spooler service had stopped please start the print spooler service”

Don’t worry about this error message here is the proper solution for these type of spooler problems. after this fix your problem will be solved,  Your spooler will be repaired automatically, and get start, it will restore the spooler service as per default stage, which they does usually.

Please download this tool, it will fix all the corruption of  print spooler. you just need to run this repiar tool (Freeware) and restart the computer once, after restart your spooler problem will be solved.

Please leave your valuable feedback below

  1. christine hinckley says

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    I have tried everything and finally this application is like a god send as it works to restore my printer spool on my windows xp thanks guys


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    1. Techexpert says

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    It says I have to update .NET Framework 3.5, but when it tries I get the error 0x800F081F.

    1. Techexpert says

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    1. Techexpert says

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    1. Techexpert says

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