Tag Archives: spooler

Use a FileSystemWatcher to build a spooler in C#

This example uses a FileSystemWatcher to implement a spooling program. SPOOL is an ancient computer acronym dating from the 1950s that stands for “Simultaneous Peripheral Operations On-Line.” It is a technique in which jobs are placed in a queue in … Continue reading

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Restart the print spooler in C#

Every now and then my computer gets confused and thinks the printer is offline. That wouldn’t be so bad except Windows doesn’t provide a simple way to bring the printer back online. Basically you need to shutdown and restart the … Continue reading

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