Solved How to get Print Spooler working after installing 8.1?

September 11, 2014 at 12:38:23
Specs: Windows 64
Ever since installing 8.1 had problems. Original printer said not compatible w/8.1, so bought new HP Envy 5530. Error4 1772 msg. failed to add port monitor, HP Discovery port monitor, HP ENVY 5530 series. Said windows print spooler svc. could not be started?? Thank you for any help can afford me.

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September 11, 2014 at 13:21:13
Have you tried reinstalling the drivers for the printer?

Have you tried this:

http://www.wikihow.com/Fix-a-Print-...

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#2
September 11, 2014 at 13:41:45
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Make sure you get drivers suitable for Windows 8.1 rather than Windows 8. The manufacturers have updated many of them to fix issues.

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