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Windows 7 - Disable the Print Spooler service

November 2015

[Windows 7 Disable the Print Spooler service

To disable the "Print Spooler" service (in the case that you never use a printer), under Windows 7:
  • Click on Start > type "services.msc" in the search field and press enter.
  • In the "Services" window, look for the following entry:
  • Print Spooler
  • Double click and set the "Startup type" as "Disabled"
  • Click on OK to validate.
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