Print Jobs- stuck/won't cancel/won't delete !!


Print Jobs- stuck/won't cancel/won't delete !!

Sending a two pages document to this networked HP 1518 color laser printer, after 1st page, it stop. 
cant be cancelled, cant be deleted, insist on deleting document forever.

Method 1:

From the Control Panel, open Administrative Tools and select Services.  Browse down to the print spooler service, right click it and select Properties then click on the Stop button.  Now browse to C:\Windows\System32\Spool\PRINTERS and delete the job inside this folder - You may need to click a prompt to gain the appropriate authority to open the PRINTERS folder.

Restart the computer and you should find the document has been removed.


Method 2:

Delete printer and re-install printer

Method 3:

open task manager and stop the process associated with your printer.  Then restart the spooler

Method 4:

stop the spoolsv.exe. by pressing CTL-ALT-DEL brings up the windows task manager. goto to the Processes tab and look for the image name 'spoolsv.exe', select it then press the End Process button. a confirmation dialog will appear. press yes. Then go to this folder: 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS' you will see a bunch of files, delete all these files. After deleting said files, then press the Start button, press Run. A run prompt will appear. type this 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe'. Then goto to your 'Printers and Faxes' folder and try to refresh your printer.

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