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How to Start/Stop Print Spooler

Service name: Spooler

Display name: Print Spooler


Description:

This service spools print jobs and handles interaction with the printer.  If you turn off this service, you won’t be able to print or see your
printers.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\spoolsv.exe

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Services.msc:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Print Spooler service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Locate Print Spooler service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Print Spooler service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter