Print spooler error

  Cesare 12:42 19 Jan 08
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When installing new software from Hp it stopped at 9% and said: Stopping service: Service print spooler. No solution to this error. Removing unnecessary components. When checking on services.MSC it gives the following; Print Spooler Properties; Print Spooler Start Type: Automatic. Service State: started.
Also on Remote Procedure Call(RPC)it shows 'AUTOMATIC'.
Remote Procedure (RPC) Locator shows 'manual'. Should this also be 'automatic' maybe ?
I downloaded game demos and installed them with no problem, so I don't understand why this is giving me spooler error.

  howard64 12:51 19 Jan 08

look for *Lex* in services.msc and if it is there make it auto and on.

  MAJ 12:52 19 Jan 08

My RPC is set to Automatic, so try it.

  Cesare 12:57 19 Jan 08

Howard64.....I dont have LEX (WinXPsp2) and MAJ there are two RPC's. Are yours both auto please ?

  MAJ 13:07 19 Jan 08

One is "Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator", that isn't a Dependency of the Print Spooler, Cesare.

  Cesare 13:13 19 Jan 08

OIC Ok I will try it. Thank you.

  Cesare 13:16 19 Jan 08

I just realized. Mine is/was set on automatic.

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