how to fix printer spooler. system says it's not working but when I check it said it is

pam byrne 0 Reputation points
2023-03-05T17:22:49.8+00:00

the system downloaded an update and sense then I cannot print. running a troubleshooter shows nothing. then it will tell me printer spooler not running. so, I go to services, and it shows its running. How do I fix this?

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  1. Limitless Technology 43,916 Reputation points
    2023-03-07T08:20:35.96+00:00
    
    Hello
    
    Thank you for your question and reaching out. I can understand you are  having query\issues related  to Printer spooler.
    
    1. Please reboot your computer and Printer
    
    2. Go to  %WINDIR%\system32\spool\printers and Delete all files - > Reboot your computer 
    
    3. Disable any Antivirus program or Windows firewall you may have for temporary purpose.
    
    4. Cleanup below Temp folders location -> Open Start -> Run -> Type below location one-by-one and press enter 
        ->  C:\Windows\Temp
        ->   %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Temp
    
    
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