Print spooler service is missing - how to fix

     There are several reasons for the print spooler service is missing and that normally there are several solutions to this problem.

     The print spooler service is not present in services.msc.

      You can not print to the printer, you can not add a printer or printer installation error.



      In the Windows registry HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services, spooler service missing.

      So how to solve the problem? Windows provides you with more tools to repair the system.


      First time check system harddrive for errors chkdsk c: /f /r, followed by restart.

      Then you can check system files integrity with sfc.exe /scannow.

      If any of these tools have not helped, try these, they will not fail.

      If the service is missing like is displayed in the pictures above, you'll be doing next steps. 

      First use the reg file attached



    then add the print spooler service. This in cmd, C:\WINDOWS\system32\sc.exe create "Print Spooler" binPath= "C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe" .