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Print spooler hanges up and will not delete or allow next page to print.

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  • bassplay Jan 18, 2009

    I have the same problem. I bought my Lexmark x5150 second hand and have installed/uninstalled/installed the driver a couple of times and still it prints only the first page then stops. Won't print remaining pages of job...can you help?



    Thank you,

    Susan

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Please install the printer driver again.

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Press and hold the cancel button and then press the start copy button release them together.

You should print a test page. No Test page an internal printer problem is likely!

If test page is good reset the spooler \. More than one way to reset spool file. Spool file controls transfer from computer to printer. Spool file a mess then printer hangs!!!


Method 1
a. Go to Start / Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Services
b. Select "Print Spooler".

c. While Print spooler is stopped, start it by double-clicking on "Print Spooler" and then click the "Start" button.

d. Verify that the "startup type" is set to "automatic".

Method 2
Create a new txt file
Type in exactly as the following text:

net stop spooler
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del %systemroot%\system32\spool\printers\*.spl
net start spooler


Rename txt file killspool.bat

save on desk top
Double click off of desktop file to run

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Open a command prompt (go to Start ' Run, then type cmd) and type the following, pressing enter after each line:
net stop spooler
del c:\windows\system32\spool\printers\*.shd
del c:\windows\system32\spool\printers\*.spl
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del c:\windows\system32\spool\printers\*.shd
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