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Could Not Start Print Spooler Cannot Find File Specified

Palladia-Mors, Aug 16, 2010 #15 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Please try the request again. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. The Print Spooler depends on Remote Procedure Call (RPC), and hpdj00 depends on the Print Spooler. weblink

then when I tried to run that it wouldn't run. 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. 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. on the right side, look for print spooler, double left click on it, select start, close the system services window. 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

Open an elevated command prompt. 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.. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post).

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. I already uninstalled all of the HP Deskjet and Officejet software using its uninstallers, and I force uninstalled it all again using RevoProUninstaller. Web Design and Internet Marketing (561) 827-5694 [social_share/] Share… Google+FacebookLinkedInTwitterStumbleUponDiggDiigoFriendFeedRedditTumblr Home Areas Boca Raton Boynton Beach Delray Beach Fort Pierce Jupiter Lake Worth North Palm Beach Palm Beach Palm Beach Gardens Join our site today to ask your question.

stantley, Aug 8, 2010 #13 vicks Joined: Jan 31, 2005 Messages: 5,135 AVG is an antivirus program. the stupid Print Spooler STILL doesn't work! 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. http://www.winhelponline.com/blog/print-spooler-service-error-2-error-3-windows-7/ Earlier this year, I installed VPN on my home laptop in order to access my office's network.

Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified." The Fix for: Could not start the Print Spooler service on Local Computer. Generated Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:41:00 GMT by s_fl369 (squid/3.5.20) Skip to content WinhelponlineTroubleshooting Windows®, Tips & Tech Reviews Search Menu Windows 10Windows 8Windows 7Microsoft EdgeMore…Windows VistaWindows XPInternet ExplorerGeneralSearchFix Print Spooler 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: Daily Featured Business In an effort to provide FREE Internet Marketing, we feature one business every day.

  • 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
  • Uninstalling and reinstalling the software drivers fail to complete.
  • The Services panel should open and you can then find the "Print Spooler" service there..

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 I did what everyone suggested but when I got in to the administrative, services,and to the print spooler it will not allow me to start it, I am getting an error spoolss.dll: Yes localspl.dll: Yes win32spl.dll: Yes winspool.drv: Yes, plus Winspool.exe "loaded as Winspool.drv" tcpmon.dll: Yes tcpmib.dll: Yes usbmon.dll: Yes The search for spoolsv turned up three files: spoolsv.exe in C:\WINDOWS\$NtServicePackUninstall$ SPOOLSV.EX_ Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Palladia-Mors, Aug 5, 2010.

Is there any possibility that the HP Diskjet uninstallers or RevoProUninstaller removed it? have a peek at these guys metallica5456 replied Nov 8, 2016 at 10:34 AM Loading... 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 way keep up the good work ..

Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service. I copy-pasted it and the new copy doesn't look compressed (isn't blue). Subscribe to my email newsletter & receive updates right in your inbox. check over here If you are prompted for an administrator password or for a confirmation, type the password, or click Allow.

How do I expand the compressed spoolsv.exe copy inside C:\WINDOWS\$NtServicePackUninstall$ ? 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 Any idea what I need to do next?

I've tried your suggestions as well as numerous others and still I can't get the printer spooler to start.

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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 Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement cnet Reviews All Reviews Audio Cameras Laptops Phones Roadshow Smart Home Tablets TVs News All News Apple Crave Internet Microsoft Mobile W7_Spooler_Svc.zip solved the problem quickly.Nice tool :) Malcolm June 14, 2016 at 7:40 pm Thank you so much for this. this content Assuming you're using Windows XP as the operating system but which printer are you using?

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 / All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use. I had a Canon MP780 printer already installed but the printer portion of it stopped working, though the scanning portion of it still works. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

About us | Contact us | Disclaimer & Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Subscribe Copyright© 2016 Ramesh Srinivasan.Scroll back to top An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response The Cannon scanner software seems to be what is still screwwed up, not the Print Spooler or the printer driver. So, knowing this... Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums Windows Client   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国

After the uninstalling and restarting, I still cannot start the Print Spooler, and continue to see the hpdj00 dependency and Error 2. I don't care how the fix occurs or if I use another program as long as it doesn't effect the rest of my computer and I don't have to pay an 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 Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

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