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Spooler Subsystem app

By lvaquerano ·
I have upgraded this pc from windows 98 to windows xp pro. after the upgrade Need it to add a printer. three quaters thru the installation I get an error msg "Spooler subsystem app has encoutered a problem and need to close" and "Operation could not be completed".
I have research on microsoft but don't have a fix
please help

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by Blackcurrant In reply to Spooler Subsystem app


Did you update your copy of Windows through WindowsUpdate? What type of printer are you trying to install? Are you trying to connect a local or network printer? Have you verified that your copy of WinXP Pro is in good working order?

Try here:;en-us;324757

Good luck

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by spread22 In reply to Spooler Subsystem app

Spooler app include most printers and also the drivers to run windows,l would recommend a fresh install,but l would do a little more reading up on the way the spooler app affects the install of windows.

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