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I dont have System and Maintenance in my control panel, and I see no way to get to Administrative tools. Tried spooler and pretty much everything else.  I didn't try task manager...where is this located?  Any other suggestions would be great.  Thanks Wednesday, May 07, 2008 11:23 AM 0 Sign in So glad to find this. You saved me. :) alice sanders says: 5 years ago Thank you, Thank you, this fixed my problem after a week of trying to figure out what to do. http://skimwp.org/windows-10/cannot-delete-hp-printer.php

AnonymousIf it won't let you delete the file from the spooler: * Browse to Start > Run > type "services.msc". If your printer drivers are wrong, it'd be like me writing this reply in German, and you only speak English. I am so tired of fighting with printers on this issue. Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:03 PM 0 Sign in to vote This was exactly what worked for me. http://www.werockyourweb.com/how-delete-or-cancel-hung-print-jobs-windows/

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Are you talking about Windows Vista? 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 After that the dump should be analysed. This way there will be nothing for the printer to print on.

  • That right there has to save a significant amount of unrenewable resources for the sake of the planet and just good karma.
  • The response from R Thompson seemed to work to delete the prints that get stuck.
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  • 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
  • Can you please elaborate on that?
  • probably a few more, ranging from deskjet to laserjet.  Print jobs ALWAYS get stuck in the print queue.  There is a way to manually fix this, but I thought that was
  • this method is the ONLY thing i can find that works...................

Lexmark x6570 using the usb interface to this desktop to directly print It has printed okay three times, then gets stuck. It seems very basic for such a large corporation to have an OS that allows printing!   Frustrated, Blooming-iris Saturday, June 07, 2008 4:14 AM 0 Sign in to vote HUH????? until such time as Microsoft chooses ship a "real" operating system.  Tuesday, May 26, 2009 5:48 AM 0 Sign in to vote I feel for you man.  First, take a deep Document Stuck In Print Queue Windows 10 I right click it.

Great! Print Job Won't Delete Windows 10 i treid all of the above as well and eventually had to uninstall and reinstall the printer. December 16, 2011 ilusha Great tip.Thanks :-) December 16, 2011 Art€ I use a small portable utility Stalled Printer Repair from FantasticFreeware.com It fixes all stalled print jobs (which I had http://www.online-tech-tips.com/computer-tips/how-to-forcefully-clear-all-jobs-from-a-print-queue/ Monday, July 19, 2010 6:31 PM 0 Sign in to vote The above worked except I had to leave out System and Maintenance.

There are a ton of reasons why a print job may not actually print, but one of the common causes is that the printer queue has a stuck print job. Clear Print Spooler Windows 10 AnonymousThis was a helpful article. Unfortunately, often the print job will hang and prevent you from continuing to print anew from that same printer. This stuck print job cannot be cancelled or deleted and prevents further print jobs from printing.

Print Job Won't Delete Windows 10

THANKS!!! https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/2d7f6282-3f20-43ff-a897-26db99585c1f/print-jobs-stuckwont-cancelwont-delete-?forum=itprovistaprinting 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. Print Job Stuck In Queue Tuesday, June 02, 2009 6:52 PM 0 Sign in to vote Thanks alot! Clear Print Queue Windows 10 Have a nice day!

Or clean install? news Thankfully, I was able to cancel print jobs or I could have ended up with several copies of the same document. Please provide permanent solution. Next you need to go to the following directory: C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\PRINTERS. Document Stuck In Print Queue Windows 8

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Kimberly KurimskiGlad it worked for you! Delete Print Queue Windows 10 I tried to delete, but that was happening, until I discovered your wonderful words of advice. Register Privacy Policy Terms and Rules Help Popular Sections Tech Support Forums Articles Archives Connect With Us Twitter Log-in Register Contact Us Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2016 XenForo Ltd.

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and best part, the printer Queue status cleared. Now I can delete those stuck print jobs! How's that you greedy printer makers? check my blog The only way I could get around this was by uninstalling, then reinstalling.

Uninstalling the driver and installing the Vista package let you print one page and it gets stuck in the spooler. Any suggestions???