The print spooler crashes almost directly after you started it. You are using Equitrac and receive the following error in your event log:
Faulting application name: spoolsv.exe, version: 6.1.7601.17514, time stamp: 0x4ce7b4e7
Faulting module name: EQPCE.dll, version: 184.108.40.20649, time stamp: 0x4b70a449
Exception code: 0xc0000005
Fault offset: 0x00000000000aaaf6
Faulting process id: 0x874
Faulting application start time: 0x01cbf81d43875894
Faulting application path: C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
Faulting module path: C:\Program Files\Equitrac\Office\Common\EQPCE.dll
Report Id: 5ac68d7b-6411-11e0-a0da-005056bf7fea
The print spooler is crashing when the EQ DRE service (Document Routing Engine) is also started.
1. Navigate to Start / Administrative Tools / Print Management (if not present, install it by adding the role ‘Print and Document Services’).
2. Select Custom Filters / All Drivers.
3. Right-click the driver which is used by the printer you are using for your Equitrac e-queue and click Set Driver Isolation > Isolated.
This will run the printer driver in a separate process so other processes / services cannot be affected, such as (in this case) the print spooler.
You don’t want all of your printers become unavailable, just because of one buggy printer driver. Isolation is therefore a good method for bad printer drivers.