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Now you can go back to the Services console and right-click and choose Start for the Print Spooler service! Scroll down to the print spooler service, right-click on it and choose "stop". It simply can't. Been working on this for 2 days!

Friday, August 27, 2010 1:48 PM 0 Sign in to vote Thanks very much, this worked! echo -------------- Start ---------------- sc stop spooler ping localhost -n 2 sc stop lxbk_device ping localhost -n 2 taskkill /im lxbk* /f /t ping localhost -n 2 del /q c:\Windows\system32\spool\PRINTERS\* ping I figured it out on my own without any assistance from the paid professionals. Regards,Cengiz Kuskaya Notify: If the problem mostly occurs with Lexmark printer drivers.This problem is known at Lexmark as "ThrowDriverException". http://support.lexmark.com/index?page=content&id=SO1227

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I wish they would have had more of an opportunity to delve into how people can save more paper and use less resources altogether. He said to open the control panel, then administrative tools, then double click services, then find print spooler, then click the restart for the spooler.   I have done this each I recently began selling items online and found that my laser printer was causing a number of problems. If you have a very important print job that is already in the queue behind the print job that failed, then deleting all of the jobs may not be an option

  1. Murphy's Law.You would think they would make it a bit easier to figure things like this out.
  2. I have seen this problem many times, and when it happens on a workstation the quick thing we do is to reboot the system.
  3. Ron AnonymousThanks for posting.
  4. Not everyone is comfortable with going completely without a bill coming in the mail and some are not as comfortable as others when it comes to using the internet.
  5. printer.Print jobs won't print; but, when you try to delete the print job, it just stays there.    Cancel does nothing.  Delete does nothing.    Stopping the spooler via services does nothing.  Powering
  6. open a Command Prompt window (Go to "start" "all programs" "accessories" "command prompt" 2.
  7. Tuesday, April 29, 2008 3:07 AM 0 Sign in to vote This one nailed it - - thanks a bunch R.
  8. It really worked!

This printer is directly hooked up by USB cable to this desktop, but is listed as shared as we will use it on the wireless router for the laptop in the Thank you! Thanks for this instruction. 4sysops - How to cancel a print job that hangs under Windows Vista and XP 8 years ago Nelson says: 8 years ago Nice post Aseem. Delete Print Queue Windows 10 Thanks a lot! 777likes1087followers395followers402followers8subscribersEmail Marketing Service Reviews & AwardsWinner: GetResponse (Review)Runner Up: Campaigner (Review)Third Place: iContact (Review)How to Create a WebsiteGet Our Free Monthly E-Newsletter Receive New Content As It HappensGet notified by email

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I still can't print! Document Stuck In Print Queue Windows 10 Step 1 >> create a folder named “temp” under c:\ Step 2 >> open command prompt and type the following commandsStep 3 >> cd "C:\Program Files\Debugging Tools for Windows (x86)" >>You Save a line and del c:\%winroot%\system32\spool\printers\*.* There shouldn't be anything in that folder besides print jobs, thus all can be deleted. There was one time I was trying to print a job application and something got jammed up in the print queue and I must have worked on getting it to print

Print Job Won't Delete Windows 10

I have looked for a way to do this for years! http://www.werockyourweb.com/how-delete-or-cancel-hung-print-jobs-windows/ Voila :) You should see that annoying hung print job finally disappear completely and you should now be able to resume printing without having to restart your computer. Print Job Stuck In Queue Any suggestions??? Document Stuck In Print Queue Windows 8 r_p_mitchell says: 6 years ago Brilliant advice.

That said my printer icon does show up as being open until I send something else to the printer. When restart again print all the jobs. This stuck print job cannot be cancelled or deleted and prevents further print jobs from printing. AnonymousI really hate when I have this problem and it is helpful for me to finally read something that seems like it would work. Clear Print Queue Windows 10

Two minutes to follow Help Desk Geek and the problem was solved. Idid not have this problem with XP or Vista. I cleared the spooler as indicated but it still wouldn't print. http://txtbl.com/windows-10/cannot-delete-print.html AnonymousWe have millions of users printing on one machine, is there any alternative to this solution without affecting other users?

Thompson:You are a GENIUS!! Cancel Print Job Windows 10 Of course, you still may hear that screeching and whining sound of your printer letting you know that you have run out of paper. Sunday, March 08, 2009 4:22 PM 0 Sign in to vote Dear Mr.

Thanks for the info.

Now the print queue shows 0 jobs and the Printers folder is empty.  I go to print and the new print jobs hangs up just as before with status of printing, Brilliant, no probably not. Restarted computer and shut off printer. Clear Print Spooler Windows 10 Thanks   Thursday, May 22, 2008 1:01 AM 0 Sign in to vote So what is the solution to this problem?

I tried your fix for win 8 but access was denied. A little research on the internet will produce a great list of ideas you can employ to get your costs down and your efficiency up. Thomson's steps that he listed below, however, follow the steps on the computer that the printer is physically attached to. Finally neaded to crack it and your advice worked!

I downloaded it (it's free and took only a minute or two), rebooted (just for the heck of it), requeued my document (a test page to start) and everything is working This is even truer if the systems are all networked together and there are several users who all share a printer. You rock. Friday, December 11, 2009 8:25 PM 0 Sign in to vote Well, I have come up with a .bat...

Step 1: First go to Start, then Run and type in services.msc. The indestructable document in the print queue has driven me mad on several occasions but your fix zapped it immediately. Oftentimes the queue will lock up or maybe even revert back to an old job. More info on our disclosure page.

I do this everytime when i can't delete the spooled printer. Kimberly KurimskiI'm sorry, but I'm not understanding. Please do not clap, just send money. Moltres RiderThis does not works!

In short your print queue gets jammed - neither can you print anything nor cancel the pending print jobs. I found that it is easy to correct in Win 7 thanks to Thompson's lead. It resolves the problem.  Hope this helps. Then all you have to do is run the batch file anytime you want to clear out the print queue.

Install your printer software from either the printer installation disc, a full feature software download from HP's Web site (if available), or by adding the printer through Window's Add hardware feature Tweet Like Google+ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Then everything worked fine and dandy. Everything works great...my old printer (Lexmark 6150) is working great now and even seems to printer faster (time lag between documents)!!!!!!

The author actually correctly points out the two main ways to delete and cancel large print jobs.