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How to Start/Stop Printer Extensions and Notifications

Service name: PrintNotify

Display name: Printer Extensions and Notifications


Description:

This service opens custom printer dialogue boxes and handles notifications from a remote print server or a printer. If you turn this service
off, you won’t be able to see printer extensions or notifications.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k print

Regedit:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Printer Extensions and Notifications service from Registry Editor

Perform the following steps:

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

Type regedit and press Enter

Please confirm User Account Control pop-up

Microsoft official disclaimer


Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require
that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.


Please navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\PrintNotify and locate Start registry key

Double click on Start and edit the value:


Change Startup type :

Automatic - 2

Manual - 3

Disabled - 4

Automatic (Delayed Start) - 2


Note: When you change to Automatic (Delayed Start) a new key DelayedAutostart is created with value 1

When you change to Automatic from Automatic (Delayed Start), DelayedAutostart change value to 0

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