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Thursday, October 01, 2009 12:35 PM 0 Sign in to vote I found an alternate solution that worked perfectly on my laptop and the Lexmark x6150.  Please note that this means It worked for me. Copy-paste the following in Notepad and save it as a .bat file: Advertisement ^ @echo off echo Stopping print spooler. If I were to immediately realize that I had just sent a rather large job to my printer by mistake, my sharp as a tack mind would immediately kick into high http://skimwp.org/windows-10/cannot-delete-printing-job.php

I have had it work up to a day before it would stop but it always does.  As far as a clean install, this computer is 10 days old, was updated PDFCreator - Create PDFs from any application that can print. AnonymousThe printers directory on Win 2008 server is empty… ‘show hidden' is ticked, there is nothing in the folder.May work for others but it doesn't work for me. If your printing problem was related to a stuck printer queue, you should now be able to print again. check it out

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Tuesday, March 30, 2010 11:03 PM 0 Sign in to vote This was exactly what worked for me. Privacy statement  © 2016 Microsoft. AnonymousMake sure you can see hidden files. But the other one is still hanging around. 🙁 AnonymousWorked great on Server 03.

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  • You will use the browse, start run sections of your start menu and then type in a command and delete a few files.
  • AnonymousMy spool/printers folder is also empty.
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I am unfortunately in Windows 10 (don't ask how I got there - hijacked). Replugged the printer. I did notice, however, that when I went into the c:\windows\system32\spool\printer and clearing out all the documents in that file, ALL the documents were shockwave flash items. Document Stuck In Print Queue Windows 10 I am having this issue with an HP D1660 deskjet.

CarolynI have an HP printer and Windows 8. Clear Print Queue Windows 10 I know this is old, but if you press contol and alt at the same time with delete, the task manager will open or it will ask you, and you select Of course, you could also take a screen shot of the file you had originally intended to print. more info here AnonymousThis fixed the annoying "phantom" documents that kept trying to print!

Here's the print queue for my printer after printing the Ask Leo! Clear Print Spooler Windows 10 Try printing again and note what happens. In this type of case, you have to clear the print queue manually. Nothing is printing, even though it looks like it should.

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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 Then go to this folder: 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS' you will see a bunch of files, delete all these files. Print Job Stuck In Queue This saved me some time (lots) and agony!! Document Stuck In Print Queue Windows 8 WORKED PERFECTLY.

echo echo Erasing junk printer files del /Q /F /S "%systemroot%\System32\Spool\Printers\*.*" echo Done!! http://skimwp.org/windows-10/cannot-delete-printing-error.php I went into the C:\Windows\system32\spool\ folder and right clicked on the PRINTERS folder, remove the read-only bit in the properties. Don't even try to deny it. Saturday, January 02, 2010 7:39 PM 0 Sign in to vote If you are on Vista Home Premium, go through the following steps to clear "deleted" print jobs from the print Print Job Won't Delete Windows 10

After you have finished using HP Print and Scan Doctor, try to print. I can imagine though how it can be frustrating to those who are afraid to troubleshoot the problem themselves. It simply can't. check my blog del "%systemroot%\system32\spool\printers\*.shd" del "%systemroot%\system32\spool\printers\*.spl" echo Restarting Spooler.

I cannot tell you how many times I have been frustrated to the point of punting my printer across the room because I could not print and it was some stupid Printer Queue Windows 10 JenniferHello! What the hey?

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I had some issues with my HP wireless printer. Instead of typing "net stop spooler" and "net start spooler" in the Run box, do it at the command line with admin privileges.Here's how: Click Start, type "cmd" in the search This stuck print job cannot be cancelled or deleted and prevents further print jobs from printing. Cancel Print Job Windows 10 Anonymousgreat!

C:\Windows\System32\spool\PRINTERS Now right-click again on the Print Spooler service and restart it. Thanks! :) Tuesday, June 08, 2010 4:49 PM 0 Sign in to vote i went to file print choose my printer r. If there are multiple documents waiting to be printed they would all be listed. news I will try re-installing it… AnonymousDoesn't even work AnonymousWell done.

After that the dump should be analysed. The other method is a bit more complicated and is called a forced delete. Moltres RiderThis does not works! It was so helpful.

Twitter Facebook Google+ Pinterest Print E-mailOur site's mission is to help consumers make more informed purchase decisions. They were clear and well laid out. Eileen Falcon PinaI tried the above and I see no files ending in SPL SHD? But it is effective at stopping your immediate problem.

Monday, November 30, 2009 4:22 PM 0 Sign in to vote Thanks R. Thompson That did it! :-) Sunday, February 14, 2010 1:51 AM 0 Sign in to vote THIS IS GREAT! A quick google search about printer drivers would point anyone with questions in the right direction. Press cancel and try again.

JoshuaNet START SPOOLER, or an alternate way: Start -> Run "services.msc" hit enter, find print spoolser service, right click, restart. Step 3: Reinstall the print driver If print jobs continue to get stuck when printing, reset the printing software system files by removing and reinstalling the print driver. This should work in Windows 10, 8, 7, or Vista. If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate?

Saturday, June 26, 2010 12:34 PM 0 Sign in to vote I wanted to also post this solution about the Lexmark 644e, a multi-function printer we use in the office. Simples when you know how I suppose!!!!!