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Printers disappearing from folder

Postby Markus Kircher » Fri, 18 Jul 2003 22:06:24 GMT

Hi Matt!

Check the Print Spooler Service settings.
Looks like your spooler stops after a certain time.

You can restart it via the command "net start spooler".

Regards
Markus

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