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Printer won't print

I installed everything correctly, it was printing perfectly for a few weeks and now it just won't print. It says that it is currently 'printing' on my computer, but it just never starts. My connection is fine and I am not out of ink. Please help?

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Re: printer won't print

Make sure your print queue is empty. Try restarting the print spooler by doing this: Right click on My Computer and select Manage. Expand Services and Applications, then click on Services. On the right side, find Print Spooler, right click on it and select Restart. That will clear any pending document stuck in the queue. Also make sure you have the latest driver for the printer, and that you are printing using the right port (look on the printer properties on the Printers folder).

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