ERROR!!! "Spooler Subsystem App Stopped Working And Was Closed"

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Printing / Faxing / Scanning' started by christis73, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. christis73

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    "christis73" - I have a Windows Vista Home Premium Computer and I use my
    computer for printing pictures ALL DAY, EVERYDAY! (I'm a mom of 3 little
    angels)
    Well now I'm getting "SPOOLER SUBSYSTEM APP STOPPED WORKING AND WAS CLOSED"
    -WHAT??- It also says "microsoft visual C++ Runtime Library" AND "Program
    C:/windows/system32/spoolsv.exe" Can anyone out there help me fix this or
    have any advice on how to fix this because Christmas is here and I know that
    I'll be taking over 100 pictures of the family. Thanks, Christi
     
    christis73, Dec 13, 2007
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  2. Restart the Print Spooler service

    What type of printer do you have? I've seen the runtime error with some HP
    drivers trying to do something in the wrong session context.

    --
    Alan Morris
    Windows Printing Team
    Search the Microsoft Knowledge Base here:
    http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;[ln];kbhowto

    This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
     
    Alan Morris [MSFT], Dec 13, 2007
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  3. well unfortunately, i have the same problem... it's only just started
    happening after I installed an MS update today (12/27/07)...

    the print spooler keeps trying to restart and then bumming out with the same
    error message (c++ runtime error in spoolsv.exe)...

    Here is a copy from the logs

    Log Name: System
    Source: Service Control Manager
    Date: 12/27/2007 18:15:08
    Event ID: 7034
    Task Category: None
    Level: Error
    Keywords: Classic
    User: N/A
    Computer: SuperLappy
    Description:
    The Print Spooler service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 3
    time(s).
    Event Xml:
    <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
    <System>
    <Provider Name="Service Control Manager"
    Guid="{555908D1-A6D7-4695-8E1E-26931D2012F4}" EventSourceName="Service
    Control Manager" />
    <EventID Qualifiers="49152">7034</EventID>
    <Version>0</Version>
    <Level>2</Level>
    <Task>0</Task>
    <Opcode>0</Opcode>
    <Keywords>0x80000000000000</Keywords>
    <TimeCreated SystemTime="2007-12-27T23:15:08.000Z" />
    <EventRecordID>11759</EventRecordID>
    <Correlation />
    <Execution ProcessID="0" ThreadID="0" />
    <Channel>System</Channel>
    <Computer>SuperLappy</Computer>
    <Security />
    </System>
    <EventData>
    <Data Name="param1">Print Spooler</Data>
    <Data Name="param2">3</Data>
    </EventData>
    </Event>

    The funny thing.... the only printer I have is a network printer that I use
    at work (via WiFI) and that's very rare.
     
    Charles Blackburn, Dec 27, 2007
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