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The Print Spooler service could not be started. Nope. Also would like to know what causes the problem in the first place. 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 http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-start/cannot-start-print-spooler-service-on-local-computer-error-2.html

One thing I did notice - there is an Uninstall option if I look in Device Manager, Imaging Devices and right click Canon MP470 ser. The first is to copy the spoolsv.exe from a Windows XP CD and paste it in the following directory: C:\WINDOWS\system32 The second option is to simply copy it from another Windows I've tried everything from the sfc /scannow to uninstalling the enumerator. Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

Open an elevated command prompt. I am just looking for a fix so that I can print. If they aren't there, then it sounds like you need to run the System File Checker.. While my Print Spooler was stopped, I tried to look at Control Panel, Printers and none showed up.

by R. Assuming you're using Windows XP as the operating system but which printer are you using? I figured since the bat file was going to do the same thing as the second option I would do option 2. Is this error significant?

Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft. It gave me a message to start my Print Spooler service. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/186dc55d-b423-4624-808c-07f1f177fb83/printer-spooler-error-2the-system-cannot-find-the-file-specified?forum=itprovistahardware Most recently I tried to download a new driver but got a message about the Print Spooler being stopped when I tried to install it.

Sorry for the confusion. I checked these the dependencies. You also won't be able to download the driver(s) if JavaScript is disabled. If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.

Do you have the installation CD that came with the printer? 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. Unzip and run the enclosed REG file. kaylagarcia - Thanks for your reply as well.

The local print spooler service is not running. have a peek at these guys I opened a CMD window as Administrator but still couldn't delete them. I have searched in Windows Explorer for msc files, thinking I could find one for Print Manager. Verify that the executable is now c:\windows\system32\spoolsv.exe9.

Hi Grif,I got all the way up to services.exe. It fixed it. by R. http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-start/cannot-start-print-spooler-xp-error-2.html Tuesday, January 19, 2010 7:30 PM Reply | Quote All replies 1 Sign in to vote Hi, you may want to try this.

So I am thinking Printui.exe is not going to help me until I can get the spooler running. C:\Windows\system32>sc config spooler depend= RPCSS [SC] ChangeServiceConfig SUCCESS C:\Windows\system32> I was feeling pretty good since it said SUCCESS. If you found this helpful, please leave a comment below.

But the Print Spooler service is not started.

Great fix! Back to top #11 ddibowski ddibowski Topic Starter Members 151 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Local time:09:20 AM Posted 02 November 2014 - 03:21 PM FlanelBack Thanks for your reply. Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified." Cause Missing Print Spooler File The missing file is the "spoolsv.exe" and should be located in the following location: C:\WINDOWS\system32 There are Thanks for your help with this.

Register now! I figured out if I click Start and type MMC I get a MMC in Programs at the top of my Start menu. The printer stopped working. this content Double-click "Printer Spooler" in the Services list. 7.

I will also delete the printer from Devices, Imaging Devices. Oh well can't have everything. by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 5, 2010 3:19 AM PST In reply to: printer spooler stopped 1. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - A link lists some files to check.

I am seenig this with my Print Spooler stopped, so I am thinking I could delete the drivers this way. I have not had any success. The document I found said to make sure there was no hidden files. September 23, 2013 Very newsworthy on a technology blog, while I found the fingerprint swipe to...

Your cache administrator is webmaster. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. The Print Spooler service does not start. BleepingComputer is being sued by Enigma Software because of a negative review of SpyHunter.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/89483-print-spooler-queue-clear-reset.html Hopefully on to a better year with a bit more tolerance! Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS See the link below for instructions:Click Start > Run and type sfc /scannow and the click OK.* Note the space between the c and the /http://forums.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=147786Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink Reply Your solution is very similar to something I found on the internet.

Is there anything else I can look at? The more information you give us, the better informed our answer will be.Hope this helps.Grif Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - printer spooler not running by mapajabo / Hope something here is helpful. In "Services", start the "Print Spooler" service.

I tried looking it MMC, File, Add/Remove Snap-in but it is not listed. printer registry tool which have been develped worked miracle, iwas stuck in error 2 from past a 3 weeks , i tryed many many steps from other blogs but no chance.. I googled "print management missing from MMC windows Vista".