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Printer Spooler has a error message <Failed to Read Description. Error Code: 193 >

Q: Printer Spooler has a error message <Failed to Read Description. Error Code: 193 >

Help, can't print anything and can't find out how to fix that error code

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A: Printer Spooler has a error message <Failed to Read Description. Error Code: 193 >

Hi, go to start search and type:- cmd, right click on the returned cmd.exe and select "run as administrator" at the prompt (copy paste)


Code:
sc queryex spooler > 0 & notepad 0
(press enter) I am guessing we will see error 1058.

Next still at cmd type:-


Code:
net start > 1 & notepad 1
(press enter)

Please post both notepad entry's here.

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All of the previous posts I've read have either had this problem solved, or been given a solution that I was afraid might be dated. (two years old)

So of course, the printer can't install because the file for the spooler is "not specified".

Under Services, Spooler reads "failed to read description: Error code 2".

Right-click for "start", it will read: Error 2: The system cannot find the file specified.

Right click for "properties" just brings up: "system cannot find the file specified".

Checking for the Spooler in Registry Edit gave me this:
Is this different from the default, and is that why it's not working?

A:Spooler Failed to read description: Error Code 2

What is the make and model printer? Try uninstalling any printer software then unplugging the USB cable and restart the computer? Then go to the manufacturers support download drivers and type in your printer model # download an updated driver. don't plug in the USB cable till it tells you to in the driver install.

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i have been having some troubles with my printer lately [Canon Pixma iP1800]
and i have been trying to enable "Printer Spooler" i went into services.msc and tried to fix the problem but came back with negative results Failed To Read Discription Error Code: 2) i later referred to Eric01's thread for further help for regedit (HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\CONTROL\PRINT\
i have found all original files mentioned in that thread with no extra files.
I have also tried to find any files within C:\Windows\System32\spool\PRINTERS and to delete anything in there.

So far i have had no luck and a report due soon.Please Help!!!!

System Specs : Windows 7 Ultimate 32x/4GB Ram/

BTW READ: in services.msc it does not read Printer Spooler but just Spooler
 

A:Printer Spooler Error (Failed To Read Discription Error Code: 2)

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Running Vista. Cannot print. Get message: failed to read description, error 2 when checking print spooler

A:Failed to read description error 2 spooler

Try this:


Quote:




Click "Start," "Control Panel," "System and Maintenance" and then "Administrative Tools."

Double-click "Services." Click "Continue" if prompted.

Scroll down and right-click "Print Spooler" in the Services window. Click "Properties."
Click the "General" tab and verify that the box in the center, next to Startup Type, says "Automatic." If it doesn't, click the drop-down arrow and change it to "Automatic."
Click "Start" farther down the windows in the Service Status section if the service hasn't been started. If it has, you will not be able to press the "Start" button. Click "OK."

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Hello,

Actually this is more than errors in the Services Console Panel. I have several errors with my fresh install of Windows 8 Pro which I have never experienced before. What also boggles me with all this is that my user account is set as Administrator as usual, but still Windows behaves as it isn't.

In the Services Console Panel it says with almost all of the services <Failed to Read Description. Error Code: 2 >. Please see the attached image.

Second I am not able to rename folders in Program Files folder, not able to delete files in sub folders of Program Files, such as old log files, not able to turn off Windows Firewall, not able to disable Network adapter, not able to access and update internet time, and not able to access "Change your account name" and so on in User Accounts.

Deleting folders and files in Program Files I was able to solve by running Command Prompt as admin.

With internet time I receive the message box "Date and Time": "Unable to continue - You do not have permission to perform this task. Please contact..." and so on.

With trying to disable the network adapter I get the message "Error Disabling Connection" - "It is not possible to disable the connection at this time. This connection may be using one or more protocols that do not support Plug-and-Play,..." and so on.

In User Accounts there is no response with all the links from and included "Change your account name" and down. When... Read more

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I'm getting this error, but I can still print locally and from the network. I have googled this forum and have not found a solution. Seems like a lot of people have this error, if there a fix yet?

Log Name: Microsoft-Windows-PrintService/Admin
Source: Microsoft-Windows-PrintService
Date: 2/4/2013 8:15:49 AM
Event ID: 315
Task Category: Sharing a printer
Level: Error
Keywords: Classic Spooler Event,Printer
User: SYSTEM
Computer: Biostari5-PC
Description:
The print spooler failed to share printer hp deskjet 920c with shared resource name hp deskjet 920c. Error 2114. The printer cannot be used by others on the network.
Event Xml:
<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
<System>
<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-PrintService" Guid="{747EF6FD-E535-4D16-B510-42C90F6873A1}" />
<EventID>315</EventID>
<Version>0</Version>
<Level>2</Level>
<Task>30</Task>
<Opcode>12</Opcode>
<Keywords>0x8000000000000820</Keywords>
<TimeCreated SystemTime="2013-02-04T13:15:49.843532600Z" />
<EventRecordID>1071</EventRecordID>
<Correlation />
<Execution ProcessID="1776" ThreadID="2336" />
<Channel>Microsoft-Windows-PrintService/Admin</Channel>
<Computer>Biostari5-PC</Comp... Read more

A:Error Code 315, Spooler Operation Failed

This Tech net article should be of help:

Event 315 with error 2114 on startup - Microsoft Reduce Customer Effort Center - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

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I have noticed a strange error in Event Viewer relating to printing.

Every time I print a document two identical errors are produced in the Event Viewer as below:-

The print spooler failed to load a plug-in module C:\Windows\system32\spool\DRIVERS\x64\3\E_IUICHQE.D​LL, error code 0xc1. See the event user data for context information.

The printer works fine - its not slow to start and all seems OK.

The printer is an Epson Stylus Photo PX730WD. It is connected wirelessly to a Belkin router. The computer has a wired connection to the router.

The printer works fine with networked laptops & even a wireless Samsung galaxy NOTE Tablet.

The above mentioned DLL file exists in the stated directory. It is an Application Extension For Epson Colour Printing System.

As everything seems to be working OK, is there any way I can stop these errors from appearing ?

Regards,

Nick.

A:The print spooler failed to load a plug-in module - Error Code 0xc1

Hi ... You could try Uninstalling the Software for the Printer ...

And then Re-Install ... Though if i was having this issue as every thing seems to working ...
I would just Ignore the error ...

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Hello. I could really use the print option of my OS.  Unfortunately, my printer is gone from the Printers applet and I can't add a new one because either the print spooler crashed or I get error code 0x000006BE if I manually restart the spooler and try to add the printer.So.... Any ideas how to fix this.  I removed my printer drivers, have no printer hooked up and still get the same results.Any help is greatly appreciated.

A:Can't add printer. Print Spooler crashes. Error code 0x000006be

This behavior occurs if existed printer drivers are corrupt. I suggest that you remove all the installed printers and reinstall the useful printer.
Remove a printer
1. Click the "Start" button, type PRINTER in the search box and press Enter. 2. Find the icons of installed printers, and delete them. 3. Right-click on the blank part of the window, and choose "Run as administrator"->"Server Properties". 4. On the Drivers tab, select the listed printers and click the Remove button. Please then select Remove driver and driver package.5. Open Start menu, input APPWIZ.CPL in the Search box and press ENTER to launch "Programs and Features".6. Try to remove all related printer software.
If the issue is not resolved, I suggest that you clear the printing sub system.
Step 1======Start Windows Explorer, and then rename all files and folders in the following two folders: c:\windows\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86  To rename a file, we can right click the file and select Rename. Step 2 ======1. Click Start, type REGEDIT in the Start Search Bar, and then press ENTER.2. Navigate to and then click the following registry key:  HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environment\Windows NT x86  View the list of subkeys. There should be only the following subkeys: Drivers Print Processors  If there are any keys other than those listed above, follow these steps:  a. On the File menu, click Export. b. In the File Name box, type a d... Read more

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WOW, has this problem been driving me buggers all day. I've been attempting to download various software programs, including "Registry Mechanic" (yes... ironic isn't it) and keep getting the following error message:

C:\Program Files\Registry Mechanic\Activate.dll

An error occurred while trying to rename a file in the destination directory:
Movefile Failed, Code 32
The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process.

Click to retry again, Ignore (not recommended), or Abort to cancel installation.

Phooey, what a headache!! Lots of Goole searching, and what few hits I turn up seem to be virtually useless. Most hits seem to indicate a problem with Bitdefender. I do not have Bitdefenderalthough I did use their on-line scanning process just last week. Drove me crazy looking for a clue in program files, etc. Finally went to Internet Options where it gave me the option to "delete the Bitdefender on-line scanner" which accomplished absolutely nothing whatsoever. Oh, woe is me. :-( ... Anyway... a couple of those google hits also suggested that Bitdefender would possibly cause --->> bdss.exe that could be the culprit. Embarassed to concede I wasn't sure how to proceed at that point to even delete or somehow negate the "bdss.exe" problem IF that even has anything to do with it.

I'm running on Windows XP. And I did manage to download CCleaner and give that route a sh... Read more

A:Error message--> Movefile failed Code 32

This error is related to installed antivirus, antispyware, or behavior Guard type software on a machine. I was able to get rid of the message and complete installation on a friend's machine by "suspending" PC Tools' "Threatfire." Norton is another one that will do the same thing, however, on selective machines.

After done installing, you may re-enable the program and the installed application will work fine.

None of the other solutions that were suggested by other forums worked for me either. Remember, cleaning up registry will, most probably cause more harm then good. Good luck.

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The problem I am having now is due to a long chain of events stemming from ridding myself of a Zeroaccess virus. It seemed one fix led to another led to another and I thought everything was solved, but then the printer wouldn't work. This led me to many other troubleshooting methods I found, but so far, nothing has worked because it led me to this issue I haven't been able to remedy. This post is a last resort and Techguy has been helping me throughout the years as far back as the late 1990s. I'm going to go make a donation after I post this.

After determining my printer would not share, and looking into the services, I noted that Windefend in the description says, "Failed to Read Description" and when I try to start the service it gives me error code 5.

It seems Windefend is something I need in order for other processes to work that will allow the printer to be shared? Honestly, after all the troubleshooting and fixes I've tried over the past month, I can't even remember all of what I've already tried. I've probably created more problems by this point.

Thanks in advance for the help!

-Sue

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Thankyou! Thankyou! Perrylea

If you are reading this, your solution helped me reinstall my printer. I was getting the print spooler app error message in Vista, as you were, and this is what I did upon following the advice in your blog. You definately helped me with a frustrating problem, and now I would like to help others with the same problem.

1. I went to Device Manager and clicked on View -> Show Hidden
Devices. Selected System Devices. And Uninstalled both the UMBus
Enumerator as well as the UMBus Root Bus Enumerator.

2. Rebooted.

3. Downloaded the drivers for my printer (Dell A960)

4. Installed the drivers for my printer from the download.

5. Printer worked.

This is this readers digest condensed version of Perrylea's solution.

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e:\$Mft windows -delayed write failed

error:disk read error - read fails, the system cannot find the file specified.
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these are the error messages that come up when I run my external hdd. What is the possibility that it is caused by a virus called minesweeper. My anti virus can not detect it. Please help.

A:e:\$Mft windows -delayed write failed . error:disk read error

anyone please ?

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My PC is running Windows XP SP 2. This week, I noticed that I cannot print
to any of my network printers. (I do not have any local printers.)
When I print to any printer, an error says the Print Spooler is not running.

I ran services.msc and stopped/started the Print Spooler.
I have tried re-booting the PC.
Each of our networked printers have an IP Address
assigned to them. I am able to ping each printer and can browse to them through
Internet Explorer. No other users are having problems printing to the printers.
The problem is not with the printers, the network or the print server on the network.
The problem is narrowed down to my PC.

I have run a scan with Symantec Anti-Virus and with spyware removers like
Ad-Adware and Windows Defender. All come up clean.
My network connect is good. I am able to surf the web and download updates.

I verified that WIndows Firewall is off. I do not have Zone Alarm running.

Any ideas?

A:Printer Spooler Error

Does your print spooler stop running when you try to print, either way the first thing i would do is remove the printers and reinstall them.
also see if you can ping the print servers Continuously (ping printserverip -t)

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For a long while my printer has been having a number of problems. Recently when i tried to reinstall the drivers it said that the print spooler was turned off. So i went to control panal, adminstrators tools , services, and tried to turn it back on. However, I keep get error 1068: the dependency service or group failed to start.

I have no idea what I should do now. Thankyou for any help
 

A:HELP printer spooler error

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Ok I have a desktop computer that is hooked up to an hp printer. I want to be able to use the printer through my wireless network on my laptop which has Vista Home Premium 32bit. I have researched the problem on the internet and have done a bunch of things that people in other forums have suggested. I have uninstalled adobe acrobat, I have have checked the dependencies and the spooler depends on the LexBce Server. I have the spooler set to automatic, I have all the failure taps set to the "Restart the Service" selection and the next two spaces set to 1. If I try to start the spooler I get error 1068: The dependency service or group failed to start. Since the LexBce Server is not running, when I try to start it, I get Error 2: The System cannot find the file specified. I think it can't find it because I think I did something in Command Prompt that somebody suggested. I think I deleted it or something. Is there ANY way I can completely wipe out the LexBce server and take it off the Spooler's dependencies list? Any other suggestions? Thanks a lot.

A:I NEED help with Printer Spooler Error

Hi, SlickNick, and welcome to the forums.

It sounds like the machine used to have a LexMark printer attached to it at one time or another (Some Dell printers are made by LexMark as well).

Over at Bleeping Computer I found this little gem that should help you out: LexBce Server

HTH

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During Windows backup, which wants to backup the 'C' drive and my games drive 'E' (for some reason), I get the following error message after the 'C' backup has completed but not the 'E':

'The backup operation that started at '‎2015‎-‎12‎-‎20T06:00:25.459859400Z' has failed with following error code '0x8078012D' (The operation failed due to a device error encountered with either the source or the destination. If the source or destination volume is on a disk, run CHKDSK /R on the source or destination volume, and then retry the operation.). Please review the event details for a solution, and then rerun the backup operation once the issue is resolved.'

I ran CHKDSK \R and received several errors of the type: 'A disk read error occurred 0000185. The disk does not have enough space to replace bad clusters detected in file xxxxxx of name xxxxxx.'

My 'E' drive is 2TB with 205GB free. I really don't believe that the cluster(s) in error are bigger than 205G, but what do I know?

Anyone have experience with this problem?

Thanks.

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Okay guys...I'm about ready to shoot something.

I've been at this for 3 full days. The problem is basically the Print Spooler keeps shutting off. I've done all the basics (i.e. set startup to automatic, subsequent failures, etc...). In the event log, there are 5 error codes the persistently show up that are the cause, but I don't know how to go about fixing them.

They are:

Error Service Control Manager 7031

The Print Spooler service terminated unexpectedly. It has done this 14 time(s). The following corrective action will be taken in 60000 milliseconds: Restart the service.

Error Microsoft-Windows-PrintService 503
Routing print spooler command(s) The system failed to initialize the local print provider: Error 0x7e. This can occur because of system instability or a lack of system resources.

Error Microsoft-Windows-PrintService 511

Initializing a print provider The print spooler failed to load print provider localspl.dll. This can occur because of system instability or a lack of system resources.

Error Microsoft-Windows-PrintService 808

Initializing The print spooler failed to load a plug-in module localspl.dll, error code 0x7e. See the event user data for context information.
Error Microsoft-Windows-PrintService 509

Routing print spooler command(s) The print spooler cannot start because the PrinterBusEnumerator could not start. Error code 0x80040154. This can occur because of system instability or a lack of system resources.
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Hello,
I have a Brother 450 CW printer that is offline and when I try to print, it also says,"printing spooling." I was able to print on this print a week ago. Wondering how to fix it? We have a wireless connection. It shows 5 bars for the wireless connection on the printer. I have test printed on the printer to see if it works, it does work. I changed the print cartridges. I have went to the control panel and it shows that the printer is ready. So, what is the problem? I have went to services.msc, and restarted the print spooling. Still nothing. I have disconnected the printer several times. Still nothing. I am getting very frustrated! I am also running out of options. I did a system restore, thinking that would work. Nope. My wife installed the printer onto her computer and has the same problems. I did a Microsoft scan, and it came up that I had a trojan horse, but it was removed. Still have the problems. PLEASE HELP!!!

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Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1013 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945 Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 146475 MB, Free - 108173 MB;
Motherboard: Acer, Aspire one
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Hi - I got a new hp OfficeJet Pro printer and we successfully downloaded the software for it. I've read all kinds of solutions to get the print spooler not running error and nothing has worked. I'm on Windows 8. I watched your video on youtube and I'm still getting the error.
 

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Hello everyone, I recently bought a new laptop with vista premium home. I have a lexmark z647. I downloaded a clean-up program from lexmark and ran it. Then i downloaded and installed the vista driver from lexmark.

when i attempt to print i get error 1068 the dependency service or group failed to start. I have tried to restart the spooler to no avail, also there are no dependencies listed under the spooler.

the printer shows up under programs, but when you go through control panel under printers it is not listed.

If I attempt to print say this page from my browser command I get a message telling me i must first select a printer.

I have tried several ideas from google through the command prompt but it tells me not allowed. This is regarding something about REGEDIT

Any ideas what I am doing wrong?

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I tried to print and for the first time ever I got an Error 2 from my Printer Spooler. I'm using Windows 8.1.
I've found forums regarding other Printer Spooler errors and fixes but not for Error 2.
Does anyone have a solution?
Thanks,
Dan

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Strange printer spooler problem in Windows 7. Printer no longer communicates with the computer all of a sudden, and the following is in the system logs:


Code:
Log Name: Microsoft-Windows-PrintService/Admin

Source: Microsoft-Windows-PrintService

Date: 7/26/2011 10:58:09 AM

Event ID: 315

Task Category: Sharing a printer

Level: Error

Keywords: Classic Spooler Event,Printer

User: SYSTEM

Computer: Susan-Dell

Description:

The print spooler failed to share printer Dell Color Laser 1320c with shared resource name Dell Color Laser 1320c. Error 2114. The printer cannot be used by others on the network.

Event Xml:

<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">

<System>

<Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-PrintService" Guid="{747EF6FD-E535-4D16-B510-42C90F6873A1}" />

<EventID>315</EventID>

<Version>0</Version>

<Level>2</Level>

<Task>30</Task>

<Opcode>12</Opcode>

<Keywords>0x8000000000000820</Keywords>

<TimeCreated SystemTime="2011-07-26T17:58:09.482036900Z" />

<EventRecordID>72</EventRecordID>

<Correlation />

<Execution ProcessID="1436" ThreadID="2204" />

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A:[SOLVED] Weird printer spooler error

Hi, open an elevated cmd prompt and type:-


Code:
net stop Lanman Server && net start Lanman Server
press enter.

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Hi,I'm having problems with my laptop trying to re-install cutepdf writer which I installed on the laptop just after I bought it.A few weeks back I was travelling and installed a friend's lexmark printer to print a few items and then uninstalled the printer and its program when I was done.Since then I have not been able to use cutepdf or reinstall it or any other printers. If I try to add a printer I get the error:'The operation could not be completed. The print spooler service is not running.'When I try to start the print spooler service I get this error immediately after pressing 'start':'Could not start the print spooler service on local computer. Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion'I'm at a loss as to how to fix this as I need to be able to create .pdf files as well as install a new printer. Any help would be greatly appreciated...!ThanksTD

A:Printer Spooler Problem - error 1053

Hi .Do you have Kodak EasyShare software installed?It seems (to me) that this is probably due to the uninstall of the Lexmark printer...I would go to services (Start//Run...type services.msc and hit Enter or OK).Scroll Down to Print Spooler Service. Double-click on it and click on the Dependencies tab.There should be one item in the first window, Remote Procedures Call (RPC), with nothing in the second window. Verify that this is so, let us know if anything else is listed.Also...see if you have a Lexbces service listed (or anything else starting with lex). You should not, but my personal experiences with Lexmark printers is that they tend to leave this service running after a printer is uninstalled. This causes later problems with the system.If it is listed, follow the instructions for removal at http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/L...S.EXE-7634.html.Louis

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A few year back, my brother in law, who is very knowledgeable, set me up so that my wife and I could share a printer. My desktop PC is wired directly to the Linksys wireless router. My wife's laptop connects wirelessly. She was able to print to my printer from her laptop until I got a new printer. I carefully followed the instructions of a knowledgeable person to set up sharing this new printer. But now, whenever my wife tries to print, my desktop PC says "Spooler App Error" or something like that.
Can anyone tell me how to correct this?
Any help is greatly appreciated, thanks.
 

A:Solved: Spooler App Error/ Shared Printer

Hi Voodoo,

First of all remove your printer driver from your Pc. after restarting the pc first create your wife's user name and password which she is using in her pc into your pc ...(through control pannel under User Account with the same password. Once you did that one later on install your printer in your pc and take a test printout from your pc... now you can print in your pc after that right click on your printer and click share button and give the sharing name once you did that you have to give the permission under security men this once once you right clikc the printer therewill be tap security click everyone and tick all under alllowfield and give ok now start your wife's pc and map that printer into her pc.. how to map your pc into her pc just type your ip address in internet explore once you enter you will get your shared items from your pc right click on you printer and click connect now your printer connected to your wife's pc now she can get a printout... let me know if ther is any problem....
 

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Greetings,

I am in desperate need for some assistance. My laptop recently has been giving this message before reaching the desktop: "A disk read error occurred. Press ctrl+alt+del to restart. I have tried restarting multiple times (including manually restarting), but I ended up receiving the same error. My operating system is Windows XP.

What can I do to approach this problem? I would be very grateful for any assistance.

~Trav.~
 

A:Solved: Desperate need for assistance for error message: "A disk read error occurred.

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My system have been running even slower than before. the last few days i have been receiving an error message that my print spooler is not running whenever i try to print something. i went into the start button and got to my services with the spooler in there and press start again but when i try to print something is comes up with the same message again. how can i reboot or restart my system so i can use my printer. i lost the startup cd is came with so i went to the canon site and try to download the startup from there but it tells me that no printer is recognized and the print spooler is not running.please help me!!1
 

A:Solved: print spooler error message

boochie said:


My system have been running even slower than before. the last few days i have been receiving an error message that my print spooler is not running whenever i try to print something. i went into the start button and got to my services with the spooler in there and press start again but when i try to print something is comes up with the same message again. how can i reboot or restart my system so i can use my printer. i lost the startup cd is came with so i went to the canon site and try to download the startup from there but it tells me that no printer is recognized and the print spooler is not running.please help me!!1Click to expand...
 

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Hi, just want to say thanks beforehand for any help you guys may be able to give me with this.

I'm having a strange internet connection problem. Just a basic outline of how my network is set up:

We have a series of about 4 routers connected within eachother around a spaced out camp in order to provide internet to about 12 guys.

At one end of the camp, there is a wireless router. I am able to connect to the wireless connection most of the time, but it kicks me off and disappears completely every now and then and goes down for about 30 seconds before showing back up as an available connection.

On the other end of the camp, I have an ethernet cable running about 40 meters into the area where I sleep.

Here's the weird thing: Roughly 50% of the time when I plug the ethernet cable in ( and always with wireless disabled ) I will actually connect. When I do connect, I will see the little

"Local Area Connection"
Connected
MARVELL YUKON 88E8071

icon in My Network Connections, as well as the

Internet Connection
Connected
Internet Connection

icon under "Internet Gateway".

The other percent of the time, I will plug the ethernet cable in and the Local Area Connected will almost immediately switch to "Connected", and the "Internet Connection" icon/display will not even show up at all. Although the icon says I am connected, I am not.

Weird things to note:
When I AM connected, if the ethernet cable gets accidentally pulled out, I... Read more

A:Strange Internet Connection Issue (read message for description)

When I AM connected, if the ethernet cable gets accidentally pulled out, ...Click to expand...

Not sure what you mean. It sounds to me like the cable is getting yanked out w/o disengaging the clip. If so, then I suspect you have a damaged port or cable, which is giving intermittent service.
 

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Hi I don't know if anyone can help but I have been having problems with downloading the newest update. I keep getting this error message, the game itself keeps freezing on me also any help would be appreciated .
 

A:Solved: sims 3 error message updated error i/o operation failed

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Please i need help,if any qute guy please help me!
When ever i open windows a message appears saying
The application failed to initialize properly error code(0xocooooo5)
It also happens when i try to right click trying to open properties.
This is the hijack log file.
PLEASE HELP MEEEE!!!
thanks


Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Run by Nicole Collett on 2008-08-08 10:43:27
Computer is in Normal Mode.
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-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------



-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
85: 2008-08-08 14:34:20 UTC - RP1055 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
84: 2008-08-07 16:33:46 UTC - RP1054 - RegCure Backup
83: 2008-08-07 11:50:18 UTC - RP1053 - System Checkpoint
82: 2008-08-04 21:22:28 UTC - RP1052 - Installed Java(TM) 6 Update 7
81: 2008-08-04 20:59:53 UTC - RP1051 - RegCure Backup


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2008-07-29 00:32:10 UTC - RP971 - Software Distribution Service 3.0


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------


Emulating logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2008-08-08 10:45:51
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
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A:Error message,application failed to initialize properly error(0xoc0000005)he

Hello and welcome to TSF.

Sorry for the delay in reply. If you still need assistance, please post a fresh log as it has been a while since you posted.

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anybody have any ideas?
have tried sfc /scannow
also the steps in this Windows Update Error 80246008 in Windows 7 - Fix
but to no avail, i still receive the error message

i have also used take ownership on the downloader file in programdata/microsoft/network
and was able to start bits service once i then re enabled windows update. it hung for awhile so i restarted and got the same error for bits, tried take ownership again, but still get the same error
screenshot included

A:Windows Updates Failed BITS failed to start error code 2147024894

Please follow the Windows Update Posting Instructions and post the requested data
If the file is too large (8MB compressed), remove the older CBSPersist cab files until the final file is below the limit - you can always post them separately after zipping them. (the forum doesn't allow the upload of bare CAB files, for a number of reasons)

Also...

Open Event Viewer
click on the Windows logs entry in the left pane to expand it.
Now click on the Application entry - wait while it loads.
Click on 'File' in the menu bar and select Save...
Save the file as Appevt.evtx
Repeat for the System log
then zip both, and upload them.

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Help! My laptop was fine, then it got "stuck", nothing would move, so I powered it off. When I turned it back on, I get this error message:
Loadkey failed with error 999 (STHIVE #0). It won't automatically repair and says I have corrupt registry! I don't even know how to start it in safe mode! HELP!!!!
 

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Over the last week or so, I've had a number of issues that I've spent hours trying to solve, with no luck. I think they're either virus issues or registry issues - or both. Nothing I've tried so far has worked...

Right now, I can't open my Windows Control Panel at all. I click it, and it starts to open and then closes. I also can't open System Restore. I click it and nothing happens.

I also can't print anything, and all my printers have been removed (printer, PDF, etc.). When I try to print (or add a printer), I get an error saying the local print spooler service is not running.

And presumably unrelated, I also can't right-click any files of any kind anywhere in Windows. I get error "explorer.exe fatal application exit" saying module cannot be found, referencing Adobe CS4 Version Cue.

I tried a registry repair program, AVG anti-virus (which removed viruses, but made no improvement in these problems); ran MS OneCare anti-virus, and did a system restore a couple of days ago (when Restore was still opening). I also tried restarting in diagnostic mode, and there was no difference.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Thanks,
Mark

A:CAN'T: Open Control Panel, Restore, Printer, 'print spooler' error...

Originally Posted by mbradford101


Over the last week or so, I've had a number of issues that I've spent hours trying to solve, with no luck. I think they're either virus issues or registry issues - or both. Nothing I've tried so far has worked...

Right now, I can't open my Windows Control Panel at all. I click it, and it starts to open and then closes. I also can't open System Restore. I click it and nothing happens.

I also can't print anything, and all my printers have been removed (printer, PDF, etc.). When I try to print (or add a printer), I get an error saying the local print spooler service is not running.

And presumably unrelated, I also can't right-click any files of any kind anywhere in Windows. I get error "explorer.exe fatal application exit" saying module cannot be found, referencing Adobe CS4 Version Cue.

I tried a registry repair program, AVG anti-virus (which removed viruses, but made no improvement in these problems); ran MS OneCare anti-virus, and did a system restore a couple of days ago (when Restore was still opening). I also tried restarting in diagnostic mode, and there was no difference.

Any help is greatly appreciated!

Thanks,
Mark



Hi mbradford101,

Yeah, it sounds like malware. Have you tried running SFC, Checkdisk.

Try DL Malwarebytes, Spybot SD. Run a full scan with those. Avast is good as well, you can run a boot time scan.
System Files - SFC Command

Check Disk - chkdsk

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I did a Windows 7 Repair Install on my HP (G62) laptop, 64 BIT, and installed an HP Deskjet F4180 printer, it went on virtual USB001. Recently, when printing from various PDF files, I cannot print multiple pages of a document. It prints a single random page of the document, then gives printer error, and moves the document into queue, where I have to cancel the job. It seems to work OK in other application documents however. And it even seemed to work for an older small PDF file.

Im running the laptop on wireless, with router configured to automatic DHCP, shows 2 devices, the laptop and the wired Desktop, and seems to be running fine. The network is set to Public.

I uninstalled all HP programs, drivers, and reinstalled the latest full printer driver & software for 64 BIT from HP website.

I stopped & restarted the print spooler service.

I tried different USB ports, cables, connection steps.

I tried HP scan utilities for fixing, and tried Windows Troubleshoot (which temporarily fixes issue for a single print job)

Thru printers & devices all printer & USB drivers show up, are updated, & working.

In Printer Properties, I tried printing directly to printer setting, but then NOTHING prints at all.

As far as I remember the printer worked properly on my desktop, Windows 7, 32 BIT version.

I also reinstalled ADOBE PDF, in case its the applications fault

SFC /scannow doesnt find a problem

Ive done CCleaner, DiskCleanup, CheckDisk, also no Virus, Malware d... Read more

A:HP Deskjet F4180 Printer Error Event 602 spooler fails to reopen

Ahha, didnt think anyone could try to resolve this one....
Anyway, oddly the problem is not occurring right now, at least I dont think so, I still get the print spooler event but can print docs

any idea whats going on, I dont expect this to last...!

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Hello i Have the above problem while I try to share a printer on a domain network.
My windows firewall (localy) is also damage, is that the problem that I have to solve first?

Windows 8  - cannot share a printer error message appears "[Window Title] Printer Properties  [Main Instruction] Printer settings could not be saved.  There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper.   [OK]

A:Windows 8 - cannot share a printer error message appears "[Window Title] Printer Properties [Main Instruction] Printer settings could not be saved. There are no more endpoints available from the endpoint mapper. [OK]

You may need to reinstall the printer. Remove the printer driver from Control Panel\Programs and Features, then add the printer from Devices and Printers.

Please note that if the printer driver is not in the list in Devices and Printers, I suspect that the printer is currently not compatible with Windows 8. In this case I suggest you contact the printer manfuacturer for more information.
Please remember to click ?Mark as Answer? on the post that helps you, and to click ?Unmark as Answer? if a marked post does not actually answer your question. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. ?

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I just got a new motherboard(asus p5q3 atx) it was working fine the all day but now the computer starts freezing couple of times and now this time it just shuts down and give this error code.

please any help would be nice thanks ppl

by the way i m using windows xp x64 if you need more info let me know


C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER76f6.dir00\Mini032209-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER76f6.dir00\sysdata.xml

BCCode : a
BCP1 : 0000000000000078
BCP2 : 000000000000000C
BCP3 : 0000000000000001
BCP4 : FFFFF80001030CC6
OSVer : 5_2_3790
SP : 2_0
Product : 256_1

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.66GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 2045 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) 82865G Graphics Controller, 96 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76285 MB, Free - 42906 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Computer Corp., 0K0057
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

I ran pc check test.and while doing so, I notice most hard drive test passed except 2.
1) TARGETED READ TEST
Error reading sector 123507752
Test found 1 sector error
Failed ( Error code: WHD20-S0K)

2) SMART SHORT SELF TEST
The device reported the following status:
The previous self-test completed the read element of the test
failed.
The first failing LBA value is 123507752 and the failure occurred . after the device had been operating for 32701 power-on hours.

Failed (Error code: WHD16-XU4 )

this statement ( the failure occurred after the device had been operating for 32701 power-on hours ) not sure what this is insinuating. I'm pretty sure this never happen. I never leave my computer on for that long of hours

I've been trying to upgrade from windows XP to windows 8.
Now it seems that i have to buy a hard drive for my Dell computer which according to Dell is $500.00
I just want to know if there is any other way to fix this hard drive without having to come up with this $500.00.
I know that thi... Read more

A:failed error code

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Hello,
I have a Dell Latitude E7450 with Windows 10. I am unable to get to the login screen as the following error message comes up "A disk read error occurred Pres Ctl+Alt+Del to restart" I do this and get the same error message each time. I did hold F12 so I can get to the boot options. I ran the diagnostics and it completed with no issues found. "All tests passed"
Any ideas of how I can fix this issue?
Boot mode is set to Legacy. Should I change it to Secure Boot?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks.

A:Latitude E7450 - Error message "A disk read error occurred"

Run the extended - not just quick - diagnostic on the hard drive (F12 at powerup).  
No, you cannot change to UEFI/Secure Boot without a complete reload of the operating system.

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While installing windows 8 i ran into an error. It said that this disk is mbr and is needed to be converted to gpt. So I tried formatting it and it said

We couldn't create a new partition [error:0xc983c160] <- googled it and no results at all.

I went to cmd and tried to convert mbr to gpt manually.
Gave me: Virtual drive error:This specific drive cannot be converted. Example: dvds and cds cannot be converted
It is not a virtual machine,it is the real hdd.

now i have no other option, is there any other way to format the harddrive to its original factory defualts?

I do not have a recovery disk.

A:New unknown Error code READ MORE!

help pelase. bump bump bump

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my dell inspiron 1520 start give problems. after PSA diagnostic i have got error code 0146. message: error code 2000-0146. unit 1:dst log error. what does it means? what do i need to do next? many thanks

A:error code 0146, message error code 2000-0146

Hi,
Had this same problem on Inspiron 1545.  Just wanted add what I did that seems to have solved the problem, I'll let u know if it stops working again.  Will be posting this elsewhere as well.
Got started on this link: 
http://www.pcguide.com/vb/showthread.php?p=460856  
Laymans: 
I booted off the dell OS disk by pressing f12 at startup and selecting CD-rom/DVD. 
After files load, Click repair OS instead of Install. 
Click Command Prompt.  Type C:\   Hit Enter
Type in chkdsk     Hit Enter
After chkdsk runs, If you have the same problem I did, it will say unable to repair in read-only mode.
on C:\, Type chkdsk/r
It will prompt you that all handles will be invalid, type y and press enter.
chkdsk fixed my problem, Reboot by typing exit and press enter.  
Start Windows Normally.
 
Hope this helps, def post again if it happens again.
 
 

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Hello.
Because of a virus that i caught, and after several attempts at remove virus, without success, I decided to recover the system from my laptop asus g75vx.
But now when I go to Control Panel -> System and Security -> Action Center appears that my windows is not activated, i click on "enable" and gives me an error:
"Could not activate windows, error code: 0x8007232B, Error description:" The DNS name does not exist. "
Anyone know why is it that this is happening?

Greatly appreciate your help,

Thank you!

A:Error: 0x8007232B, Error description: dns name dont exist

You could try the suggestion over on this page: The EXPTA {blog}: Error 0x8007232B 'DNS Name Does Not Exist' when Activating Windows 8

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I am attempting to the load the software for a Canon Mx850 printer to my Lenovo PC with Windows Vista.

I get the message Print Spooler Service has been stopped. I have checked in the services area and it is set to automatic. When I attempt to start it. I get the following Error: 1068 dependency service or group failed to start.

I have gone to the command prompt and typed the following: sc config spooler depend= RPCSS however I get message access denied. I am set as the system administrator. Not sure what to do at this point. Very frustrating. Printer works fine when connected to laptop. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Print Spooler Service stopped Error 1068 dependency service or group failed to start

Double click on the Print Spooler service to open its Properties. On the Dependencies tab see upon what it depends, and trace back to see if the cause/fix can be determined. Caveat: no guarantee this will work any better than your command attempt.
 

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hello,
well let's get straight to the point. i had windows xp with a beta version of service pack 2 installed, found out i had the w32 welchia virus and i just couldn't get rid of it, my antivirus (norton) would detect and delete it everytime i disabled my norton internet security.

so, after i did a few scans with a few different removal program (usually they found something and deleted it, sometimes they didn't), but it was still there. so i decided to try the microsoft security update, but since i had SP beta 2 i couldn't install SP1 security update. so i removed sp2. every since then i've been getting this status code error:
c:\windows\system32/lsass.exe caused status code 1073741819
so, i did some searches on the web and found this site:
http://www.jsiinc.com/SUBH/tip3800/rh3891.htm

it says NOTE: You can use Ldp.exe or Adsiedit.exe to change the replInterval value

i guess i have to change that value to get it working properly, but i don't have ldp.exe or adsiedit.exe and don't know where to get them.
so now everytime i reboot i get this error msg and it restarts the pc. sometimes it works though, which is how i'm on now. i left it on overnight and it didn't reboot the whole night... so i thought with the sp1a upgrade i fixed it, but i just got the error about 5 minutes ago.

can anyone help me fix this?
it's really annoying argg...
i hope i don't have to reinstall xp.

im running windows xp pro with sp1a
 

A:lsass.exe status code error, please read.

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I am running xp pro...Explorer cannot read a cd in my cd rw drive, a DVD or CD in my DVD RW, or even my removable disks (USB) anymore. Power DVD returns an error code 8004027a when I try to play a DVD movie. Explorer either returns nothing or says "please insert a disk..." In explorer, if you right click & select properties on the CD or DVD drive, you get 0 used 0 free.

In checking various forums, it has been explained that my aspi layers are messed up and that I should use ForceAspi to recreate. This has not worked...unless I am doing something wrong.

Device Manager says all is okay. With Nero, I can copy a cd to a blank cd...so I know the data is there and can be copied.

Can anyone help?
 

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I have had my vista pc and my windows 7 (basic) net book setup to let me share files (through an Netgear DG834PN Route) for around 18 months with no problems.

However as of 3 days ago I can no longer do this and non of the network tools can fined or solve the problem. I can uses the internet though my rooter, see my vista pc on the network as well as the media streaming (windows one) thing.

I can also access my net book hard drive from my pc no problem and transfer/delete files as well?

When I do try to connect the following error message is given:
"Error code: 0x80070035
The network path was not found"

How can I fix this?
 
P.s. I know windows 7 basic has not create home group ability, but it worked with the one I made on vista. I can not afford to upgrade my copy of windows 7 so that is totally out of the question.

P.p.s I am a dummy at this stuff.

I have tried Enable NetBIOS over TCP/IP, no joy!!

A:network error message: "Error code: 0x80070035". No file shareing help

Welcome to SF,

Firewall might be the problem, you'll have to configure it to allow access to "trusted zone".
On some Firewalls or Security Software you might need to completely uninstall them.

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hi i have a user that always gets this message and outlook freezes and then has to shut down and then restart it has started to get bad and was wondering if there was a fix. when the error message comes it says it is fails to read and write from the terminal server?

Thank You
 

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Greetings--

I recently installed a second hard drive on my old system. After moving my working (nor program) data to the new drive, I decided to resize the clusters on the old program drive (Disk 0) from 512 bytes to 4KB, using Partition Magic 8, so that I could properly defrag it. Like an idiot I didn't make the boot or recovery disks before starting (I thought my floppy wasn't working because I maxed out the available power for IDE devices...turns out it was just unplugged from the mobo. Genius!).

At any rate, the cluster resize failed with a 1551 error (Partition full), and I now get a "disk read error Ctrl-Alt-Delete to restart". All drives register in during BIOS startup.

Now, the second disk (Disk 1) is fine, and happens to have the Partition Magic installation files on it. If I use my set of Win2K Boot floppies, will I be able to install Partition Magic on Disk 1 and use it to repair Disk 0?

Many thanks,

--IW

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System info:

Soyo SY-6BA+ mobo
Pentium III 550Mhz
640MB RAM
2x 10GB HDs
Win2K
 

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