26th November 2019

dummies
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How do I get my printer to stop printing?

How to Stop a Runaway Print Job in Windows 7
  1. Pull the paper out of the printer's paper feeder. This step stops the immediate problem immediately.
  2. Open the Device Stage window (choose Start→Devices and Printers), right-click the printer, and choose See What's Printing. You see the print queue.
  3. Right-click the runaway print job and choose Cancel.

Similarly, how do I get rid of a print job that won t delete?

Browse to your windowssystem32spoolPRINTERS folder. You should see files there ending in .SPL and .SHD created around the time you tried to printdelete these files. Browse to Start -> Run… and type in “NET START SPOOLER” (this will restart the print spooler service)

How do I delete a document stuck in my print queue?

Browse down to the print spooler service, right click it and select Properties then click on the Stop button. Now browse to C:WindowsSystem32SpoolPRINTERS and delete the job inside this folder. Restart the computer and you should find the document(s) have been removed from queue.