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Printer Spooling "Operation could not be completed"

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by RioCole22, Jan 27, 2006.

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  1. RioCole22

    RioCole22 Thread Starter

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    Hi,

    When I click "Add a Printer" it says "Operation could not be completed". I've tried restarting the printer spooling service, and i also tried the Microsoft support located at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;324757

    After completing those steps it no longer gave me a memory error on starting computer and saying illegaln operation every so often about print spooler, however it still says "operation could not be completed."

    Please Help,

    Rio
     
  2. wacor

    wacor Banned

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    try going to the control panel >>>>>>>>>>administrative tools>>>>>>>>>>>>

    click on services. scroll down on the right side and look for Print Spooler

    see if it is set to manual , automatic or disabled

    you want it set on automatic.
     
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