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How to rectify Spool 32 Printer Error


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If you are having Spool 32 Printer Error, your first step will be to close all third-party programs that are running in the background by “End Tasking” all TSRs running on the computer.

If there is an issue with the printer driver or printer driver is corrupt

Download the latest printer drivers from your printer manufacturer’s website and reinstall the printer drivers.

A listing of printer manufactures and links to their driver pages can be found easily through search on the web.

If third-party driver being loaded

A driver related to another program may be loading as the computer is starting that is causing this issue. To determine this,

users who are running Windows 98, try the steps below.

Click Start, Run, and type command and click Ok

Type the below commands

cd\ <press enter>

ren autoexec.bat <press enter>

ren config.sys <press enter>

exit <press enter>

Once the autoexec.bat and config.sys have been renamed, reboot the computer and see if issue persists.

If the issue persists, it is still possible that a drive may be loading in the win.ini or system.ini; to restore the original system.ini and win.ini follow the steps below.

It is important to realize that following the steps below may cause some of your programs not to work. If this occurs, reinstalling that program allows it to work once again.

Click Start, Shutdown, and restart the computer in MS-DOS mode.

At MS-DOS Type:

cd\windows <press enter>

dir *.— <press enter>

If the files system.— and win.— are present continue with the steps below. If, however, these files are missing, these steps cannot be completed.

Reboot the computer

ren system.ini <press enter>

ren win.ini <press enter>

ren system.— system.ini <press enter>

ren win.— win.ini <press enter>

Once the above has been completed, reboot the computer to see if the issue still persists.

System contains data errors or issue with files.

Ensure that at least 100MB of free disk space is available.

If you are running Windows 98, or Windows ME, run scandisk and defrag on the computer to ensure that there are no errors or issue with the hard drive.

Click Start, Find, Find Files or Folders and search for *.tmp files. Delete all .TMP files that are found.


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