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computers:win_xp_-_uninstalling_cleaning_printer_drivers [2015/03/24 05:42] (current)
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 +====== win xp - uninstalling cleaning printer drivers ======
 +Sources: \\
 +[[http://​members.shaw.ca/​bsanders/​CleanPrinterDrivers.htm#​LexmarkDriver]]
  
 +Lexmark is usually the biggest problem because it leaves print spooler service dependensies -- bad bad Lexmark. \\
 +[[http://​support.microsoft.com/​default.aspx?​scid=kb;​en-us;​324757]] Ugly solution that doesn'​t always work\\
 +[[http://​forums.tweaktown.com/​f18/​lexbce-printer-spooler-21400/​]] Good solution, also mentioned by above Source -- uses "​sc"​ to modify service dependency of the print spooler.\\
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 +Below command will reset the spooler service dependency to Remote Procedure Call service only.  ​
 +<​code>​
 +sc config spooler depend= RPCSS 
 +</​code>​
 +You need the space after equal sign and before RPCSS ''​= RPCSS''​. ​ Also, you should know that The print spooler service dependencies are stored in the registry at ''​HKEY_LOCAL_MACINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Spooler\DependOnService''​.