+ Post New Thread
Results 1 to 9 of 9
Windows Thread, Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003 in Technical; Right guys, I have random workstations and servers with a failing printer spooler service, doesn't affect the printer server, and ...
  1. #1
    BKGarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    934
    Thank Post
    96
    Thanked 125 Times in 100 Posts
    Rep Power
    48

    Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    Right guys,

    I have random workstations and servers with a failing printer spooler service, doesn't affect the printer server, and is completely random to which Computers it affects.

    I have tried Deleting All Printer and running the clean spooler program from the microsoft resource kit.

    Cannot Seem to Fix it.

    Any ideas

    Gaz

  2. #2

    Geoff's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Fylde, Lancs, UK.
    Posts
    11,803
    Thank Post
    110
    Thanked 583 Times in 504 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    224

    Re: Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    You have a buggy printer driver.

  3. #3
    BKGarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    934
    Thank Post
    96
    Thanked 125 Times in 100 Posts
    Rep Power
    48

    Re: Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    But all the printers are deleted, and none of them are local so how can it fail on the network connection and be fine on the server that has them installed

  4. #4

    Geoff's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Fylde, Lancs, UK.
    Posts
    11,803
    Thank Post
    110
    Thanked 583 Times in 504 Posts
    Blog Entries
    1
    Rep Power
    224

    Re: Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    Having not written the bug that is biting you, I cannot illustrate the exact circumstances that will trigger it.

  5. #5
    ninjabeaver's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    1,089
    Thank Post
    182
    Thanked 100 Times in 88 Posts
    Rep Power
    46

    Re: Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    @BKGarry, has this just started since you have started the new school year? Interestingly enough, my laptop and my technicians have both developed this symptom. Been fine all summer, but suddenly started after a recent MS Patch. I thought it was our printer server, but nothing on that. Logs are clean.

  6. #6
    BKGarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    934
    Thank Post
    96
    Thanked 125 Times in 100 Posts
    Rep Power
    48

    Re: Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    Na purely on a new install laptop, at the moment, i am going crazy trying to get it workin

  7. #7
    ninjabeaver's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Norfolk
    Posts
    1,089
    Thank Post
    182
    Thanked 100 Times in 88 Posts
    Rep Power
    46

    Re: Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    My bad. I put two printers on the same IP address. Tidying up the printer IP's over Summer Hols and put my own one on the same IP as the Home Economics. I'm such a noob.

  8. #8

    FN-GM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    16,058
    Thank Post
    888
    Thanked 1,731 Times in 1,494 Posts
    Blog Entries
    12
    Rep Power
    454

    Re: Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    are they all the same image?

  9. #9
    BKGarry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Kent
    Posts
    934
    Thank Post
    96
    Thanked 125 Times in 100 Posts
    Rep Power
    48

    Re: Printer Spooler Failing on XP and 2003

    Na the are all over different images

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Windows 2003 R2 Printer Management
    By Simcfc73 in forum Windows Server 2000/2003
    Replies: 50
    Last Post: 4th February 2010, 02:44 PM
  2. Backup failing on Exchange server 2003
    By park_bench in forum Windows
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 21st August 2007, 04:18 PM
  3. Replies: 6
    Last Post: 15th May 2007, 01:56 PM
  4. Windows 2003 Server R2 - No printer ports !!
    By pmassingham in forum Windows
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 1st September 2006, 03:16 PM
  5. Cannot set default printer Server 2003
    By tosca925 in forum Windows
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 26th August 2005, 03:49 PM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •