SOLUTION!!! This worked for me and I have tested it over and over again.
"As suspected by many, the problem is Kaspersky related.
I found a solution: download kavremvr.exe (Kaspersky Lab Products Remover), run the program, select "<Remove all known products>" and then click on "Remove".
Restart the computer, wait, do not panic, the first reboot is slow.
On the first reboot, still the spooler will not restart automatically.
Again, restart the computer, everything should be ok now."
I originally had Kaspersky antivirus installed from the manufacturer which I removed thru add / remove programs back when I had windows 8. I guess not everything was removed when I originally uninstalled it. You must do the 2nd restart as described above for it
to work. I found this solution on another thread while searching different keywords trying to get answers.
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