Re: Printer Spooler Problem
From: Bruce Sanderson (bsanders_at_junk.junk)
Date: Wed, 19 May 2004 23:20:57 -0700
Nick: the response you got to the "sc" command means that it was not keyed
correctly and "sc" did not understand what you were asking it to do.
The command you need is:
sc config spooler depend= RPCSS
Looks like you left out the word "depend".
I've added extra spaces in the command above to help you see where the
-- Bruce Sanderson MVP Printing It is perfectly useless to know the right answer to the wrong question. "nick" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:email@example.com... >I tried what the article said about the lexmark and got > it to say "modifies a service entry in the > registry...CONFIG OPTIONS:...NOTE:" and then it goes to > a new command line and I tried steps 8 and 9. I got it > to stop net spooling, but then when i type in the "net > start spooler" and hit enter the command prompt just > goes to the next line and then locks up so that I can't > type any more. > > Here is exactly what it does: > > C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>sc config spooler= RPCSS > Modifies a service entry in the registry and Service > Database. > SYNTAX: > sc <server> config [service name] <option1> <option2>... > CONFIG OPTIONS: > NOTE: The option name includes the equal sign. > type= <own|share|interact|kernel|filesys|rec|adapt> > start= <boot|system|auto|demand|disabled> > error= <normal|severe|critical|ignore> > binPath= <BinaryPathName> > group= <LoadOrderGroup> > tag= <yes|no> > depend= <Dependencies(separated by / (forward slash))> > obj= <AccountName|ObjectName> > DisplayName= <display name> > password= <password> > > C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>net stop spooler > The Print Spooler service is not started. > > More help is available by typing NET HELPMSG 3521. > > > C:\Documents and Settings\Owner>net start spooler > (it stops and wont let me type anymore here) > ------------------------------ > > > > > > >>-----Original Message----- >>Well, you don't say what KB article you read, but > perhaps the information at >>http://members.shaw.ca/bsanders/CleanPrinterDrivers.htm > might help. Pay >>particular attention to the details about Lexmark > printers, since you used >>to have one. >> >>-- >>Bruce Sanderson MVP Printing >> >>It is perfectly useless to know the right answer to the > wrong question. >> >> >> >><firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message >>news:email@example.com... >>> The printer is an epson stylus cx3200, but i had a >>> lexmark before. >>> >>>>-----Original Message----- >>>>What kind of printer? >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>>"nick" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in >>> message >>>>news:email@example.com... >>>>> I try to turn my printer spooler on and get the >>>>> message. "could not start printer spooler services > on >>>>> local computer" "error 1053: the service did not >>> respond >>>>> to the start or control request in a timely fashion." >>> I >>>>> have tried deleting the files in the registry key > like >>>>> Microsoft Knowledge base has said to. Then I try to >>> use >>>>> the command prompt to "net start spooling," but > nothing >>>>> happens when I hit enter and I can't type anything >>>>> anymore. I also can't add a printer because it >>>>> says "operation could not be completed" What else > can >>> I >>>>> try? >>>> >>>> >>>>. >>>> >> >> >>. >>