If you see an error message that says “Print Job Stuck on Queue,” then it is possible that the print spooler service is not running and the operation could not be completed. HP Printer Spooler Errors generally occur when a user is trying to uninstall or reinstall the printer driver. These errors can also occur when you trying to print a document or access the printer properties. This blog will give you a brief overview of the steps you need to follow to fix common HP Printer Spooler Errors so that you can carry on with your printing tasks. Since the steps can be a little technical you should call the HP printer phone number and speak to an expert before you attempt to fix the spooler error.
Process to fix HP Printer Spooler Errors
Spooler error occurs because of a technical issue with the SPOOL.SVC operating system. In simple terms, this is the software that carries files through the operating system for printing. The SPOOL.SVC operating system needs to be active for you to be able to print or access the functions on your HP Printer.
The SPOOL.SVC file usually starts automatically as soon as you turn on your Windows device. If you find that the program is stuck you can try using the steps mentioned below to start the service again:
Step 1: Restart your Windows device and click on the ‘Start’ menu.
Step 2: Go to the ‘Files and Folders’ section and right-click ‘My Computer.’
Step 3: Select the ‘Manage’ option and proceed to the next step.
Step 4: Go to the left column and double click ‘Services and Applications.’
Step 5: Navigate to the ‘Services’ section and the ‘Print Spooler’ option.
Step 6: Highlight the spooler option on the list of Services.
Step 7: Click the ‘Start the Service’ button and check if the printer is working.
Keep in mind that the steps mentioned above should only be used for a Windows device. You should consult a customer service representative before you implement and solution. If you find that the spooler errors still occur and the spooler service cannot be started, then it is possible that there is a problem within the operating system itself. You can call the HP printer customer service phone number and consult an experienced software technician to fix the issue. Trained HP experts are available 24 hours a day to help you troubleshoot virtually any technical issue related to your HP device.