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Restarting the Print Spooler


The Windows Printer Spooler Service is a key operating system component that manages all printing on your computer. It is started when your PC boots and runs unattended, 24×7 as a Windows Service. The service runs inside a process called spoolsv.exe.

The Spooler maintains a queue of requests (a print queue) for each printer on your computer. When you print a document, the Spooler adds a new item (a print job) to the print queue. It sends the print job to the printer (when the printer is ready) and monitors the printer as it produces pages.

To restart the Print Spooler service in Windows 10, you can follow these steps:

To restart the Print Spooler service in Windows 10 using Command Prompt, you can follow these steps:

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Posted: 2023-07-11
By: dwirch
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