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Print Spooler keeps crashing - Faulting application spoolsv.exe

Print Spooler keeps crashing - Faulting application spoolsv.exe

Print Spooler keeps crashing - Faulting application spoolsv.exe

This is happening on a DL360 with W2k3 Server SP1 loaded. when the Spooler crashes certain printers randomly get documents stuck in the queue and they cannot be deleted so the halt other print jobs

Event Type:    Error
Event Source:    Application Error
Event Category:    (100)
Event ID:    1000
Date:        23/06/2006
Time:        10:45:06
User:        N/A
Faulting application spoolsv.exe, version 5.2.3790.1830, faulting module ntdll.dll, version 5.2.3790.1830, fault address 0x0002f350.

For more information, see Help and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.
0000: 6c707041 74616369 206e6f69 6c696146
0010: 20657275 6f707320 76736c6f 6578652e
0020: 322e3520 3937332e 38312e30 69203033
0030: 746e206e 2e6c6c64 206c6c64 2e322e35
0040: 30393733 3338312e 74612030 66666f20
0050: 20746573 32303030 30353366

Followed up by

Event Type:    Information
Event Source:    DrWatson
Event Category:    None
Event ID:    4097
Date:        23/06/2006
Time:        10:45:07
User:        N/A
Computer:    RCUKPRINT01
The application, C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe, generated an application error The error occurred on 06/23/2006 @ 10:45:06.845 The exception generated was c0000005 at address 7C82F350 (ntdll!RtlEnterCriticalSection)

RE: Print Spooler keeps crashing - Faulting application spoolsv.exe

Make sure you are running drivers that are all Windows 2003 drivers.

Also if you have any monitoring software from brother or HP remove it.  I have seen tons of examples where these are to blame.

I hope you find this post helpful.  



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