The Marvell version of the drivers crash when printing some PDF files. Of course the HP LaserJet Print Spooler dies repeatedly. Hi, I have a windows XP pc that is using a Laserjet that is causing the print spooler to crash constantly. Sometimes rebooting will help for a short time, but it. I have seen that a lot of users had issues while printing PDF documents on HP printer, also resulting in print spooler crash.

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The best solution I have found is to use these old drivers that do not have zsr. It will still break from time to time, and you will have to go in and strip the drivers out of the registry, but at least in my situation not nearly as often. Your only other option is to buy a printer with an actual print processor in the printer instead of a cheap host based one.

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In Adobe Reader, click on “Print I came upon this workaround last year while investigating the spooleg and this thread while searching for updates. Unfortunately for us though, Citrix will often lose printer settings and thus the print as image setting will be lost occasionally, causing the spooler to crash again.

I have found the solution after spending hours trying to address the issue of my printer not working after trying to print a pdf.

The problem falls with Adobe, not the Hp I uninstalled adobe and installed Foxit Reader. There are NO issues now. With that ;rint, you will also need to make sure that you do not create PDF print jobs that the printer may still not work with.


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Excellent – this worked well – actually all I had to do was as you said:. I had tried many different things – this did!!

Thanks for the information – kthulasiraman. We’ll see if it stays fixed, but thank you so much for giving ph access to this helpful hint. Even I could follow these instructions.

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Message 11 of Message 12 of Here is a workaround for you guys. There are ways to force the option through the registry as well, just google for it. Message 13 of Message 14 of Message 15 of Message 16 of Message 17 of If you have not already you will need to remove the bad files from your print spooler. orint

Stop the printer spool service by right clicking on your My Computer icon and selecting “Manage” Expand “Services and Applications” and the click on services Browse through the list of services and find “Printer Spooler”. Right click on the “Print Spooler” service and select “Stop” if Stop is grayed out or disabled and “Start” is an available option, then the service is already stopped. Go to the c: SHD file extension or a.


SPL extension you will want to delete crasu. In some cases you may see other files in this directory as well, and in general it is safe to delete them.

SPL should be backed up before you delete them to be safe. You may either reboot the computer or Start the “Print Spooler” service manually. Once your print spool is clear you can now proceed with the following on the trouble computer: First you will want to turn off any advanced printing features for your printer. Click on Start then control panel, and then Printer and Faxes Right click on the HP Laserjet or other affected printer and select Properties Click on the Advanced tab Uncheck “Enable advanced printing features” Click the OK button With that done, you will also need to make sure that you do not create PDF print jobs that the printer may still not work with.

Printing PDF Files cause Print spooler to crash with HP Laserjet 1020

Place a check mark there and press Ok. You can now press the print button and it should work fine. Message 18 of Excellent – this worked well – actually all I had to do was as you said: Message 19 of This really works – so easy! Message 20 of By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation.