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Printing in safe Mode

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by NICK MEALE, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. NICK MEALE

    NICK MEALE Flightless Bird

    Have XP,Home Addition and SP#

    Hello!!
    Box tells me I cannot print as the print spooler service is not
    running...Can we fix this??........Thanks,Nick
     
  2. Bruce Chambers

    Bruce Chambers Flightless Bird

    NICK MEALE wrote:
    > Have XP,Home Addition and SP#
    >
    > Hello!!
    > Box tells me I cannot print as the print spooler service is not
    > running...Can we fix this??........Thanks,Nick
    >
    >



    Simply restart and boot the computer normally. SAFE Mode has very
    limited device driver support and running services -- just enough to get
    into Windows for troubleshooting purposes; this wouldn't include loading
    printer drivers.


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    Bruce Chambers

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    They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
    safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. ~Benjamin Franklin

    Many people would rather die than think; in fact, most do. ~Bertrand Russell

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    killed a great many philosophers.
    ~ Denis Diderot
     
  3. PA Bear [MS MVP]

    PA Bear [MS MVP] Flightless Bird

    Reboot into normal (Windows) mode.

    NICK MEALE wrote:
    > Have XP,Home Addition and SP#
    >
    > Hello!!
    > Box tells me I cannot print as the print spooler service is not
    > running...Can we fix this??........Thanks,Nick
     
  4. Jim

    Jim Flightless Bird

    On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:38:15 -0400, "NICK MEALE"
    <nmeale78@earthlink.net> wrote:

    >Have XP,Home Addition and SP#
    >
    >Hello!!
    >Box tells me I cannot print as the print spooler service is not
    >running...Can we fix this??........Thanks,Nick
    >


    Can`t print in safe mode ; no drivers are loaded .
     
  5. NICK MEALE

    NICK MEALE Flightless Bird

    Thanks
    "Jim" <bojimbo261@googlemail.com> wrote in message
    news:9af4q5h32mgsgan0h8ism4totec2gqse43@4ax.com...
    > On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:38:15 -0400, "NICK MEALE"
    > <nmeale78@earthlink.net> wrote:
    >
    >>Have XP,Home Addition and SP#
    >>
    >>Hello!!
    >>Box tells me I cannot print as the print spooler service is not
    >>running...Can we fix this??........Thanks,Nick
    >>

    >
    > Can`t print in safe mode ; no drivers are loaded .
     

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