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Lexmark z2300 spooled documents

Queue is holding documents status is "deleting" can't cancel or print reboot prints and releases documents

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  • paullee_m May 22, 2009

    when I reboot it prints and clears the q....then same old same old! uninstalled unplugged USB reinstalled...update driver reboot... bla bla bla always the doc status is deleting...?? Does it have anything to do with setting up the Q processing?? TKS!

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Try to reboot your computer

Posted on May 22, 2009

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I cant get a print job to delete from the queue and its holding up all the other jobs


To delete print jobs stuck in the print queue on Windows:

  1. Click Start ? click Control Panel ? click Printers and Faxes.
  2. Right-click on the Lexmark print object and select Cancel All Documents.
  3. If that doesn't clear the queue, restart your computer.

If print job(s) still remain in the queue even after doing the steps above:
Stop the Print Spooler service from the Services console

  1. Click Start ? click Run ? type cmd ? click OK.
  2. Type net stop spooler at the command prompt ? hit Enter on the keyboard.

Clear the SPOOL folder

  1. Click Start ? click Run ? type spool ? click OK.
  2. Open PRINTERS folder ? delete all files in the folder.
Start the Print Spooler service from the Services console
  1. Click Start ? click Run ? type cmd ? click OK.
  2. Type net start spooler at the command prompt ? hit Enter on the keyboard.

Try to print again after clearing the print queue.


Nov 24, 2010 | Lexmark Z611 InkJet Photo Printer

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When the message "5 documents pending" appears but


Rebooting the computer may help get rid of the print jobs stuck in the queue. If not, follow these instructions carefully:
For Windows
Stop the Print Spooler
  1. Go to Control Panel
  2. Go to Administrative Tools
  3. Go to Services
  4. Look for Print Spooler in the items. Double-click on Print Spooler -> click on Stop -> click Ok. Set the Services window aside.
Clear the Spool folder
  1. Go to Start
  2. Type Spool in the Search/Run bar, hit Enter.
  3. Open PRINTERS folder
  4. Delete all the files in the PRINTERS folder. Close the Window
Re-enable the Print Spooler
  1. Go back to the Services window
  2. Double-click on Print Spooler, and click on the Start -> Click on Ok. Close the Services window.

Go to Printers and Faxes and refresh the page. It should clear the print queue now.
For Macintosh
Simply launch Terminal and type cancel -a - That will clear the print queue.


Nov 09, 2010 | Lexmark X2600 InkJet Printer

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My printer will not print. When you check the status of the document it says printing. When you cancel that it doesn't cancel. DAYS later the document prints all by itself. What's that about?


It's because the print queue is saved on the printer's flash memory. This happens when you don't cancel the queues properly or terminated improperly. To get rid of the issue, always try to give the command slowly and don't over load. If you are printing photos, try to make the file size small so that it'll not take long to spool and prepare for printing.

When the problem occurs, so as follows:

Cancel the queues from the print status box ("Cancel all documents"), if they are not cancelled, then turn off the printer (directly unplug the power cord from the printer), it you still see the printing status, keep on cancelling until everything's gone.

If the problem persists, restart your computer. Definitely the problem will be fixed.

It's also important to press the cancel button while the printer powers On.

Good luck.

Thanks for using FixYa.

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Lexmark z31 printer will not stop printing


Disconnect printer cable from PC. Power off printer and unplug power cord from outlet. Wait 15 seconds. Press the power button as if to turn on with unit still unplugged. Plug back into outlet and turn on printer.

Before reconnecting to PC, check the printer's queue status. Start, Control Panel, Printers. Select the printer by double clicking to open queue status. Select any remaining documents and choose cancel from document menu bar.

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Oct 04, 2009 | Lexmark Z31 InkJet Printer

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Three weeks ago, I purchased a Black (No.4) and a Colour (No.5) Valuepack Cartridges for my Lexmark X2690 All-In-One printer from Refresh Cartridges/UK. After installing both cartridges, I printed a Test...


ok what should do is when you finish printing one page wait for some few mins before printing another page ok. that could help or unistall and reinstall your printer again and apply this method i just showed you. thanks

Jul 02, 2009 | Lexmark X2690 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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How do I get the printer to print


Click on the printer icon at the bottom right of the screen. It should bring you to the print queue.

Make sure that the print queue has been released. Sometimes the queue will be in a "Hold" status.

You can also release each print job by clicking on the job and directing the queue to send the job to the printer.

Don

May 20, 2009 | Lexmark X6100 Flatbed Scanner

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Cannot print with Lexmark x4875, Windows Vista OS.


You need to cancel all print jobs for a printer, you must have permission to manage documents on the printer.

1. Open printers by clicking the "Start" button , clicking "Control Panel," clicking "Hardware and Sound," and then clicking "Printers."

2. To open the print queue, double-click the printer you are using.

3. Click the "Printer" menu, and then click "Cancel All Documents." Depending on the printer, the item currently printing might finish, but the remaining items will be cancelled.

Next, you may have to change the communication format called the "Spool format."
Please follow the steps given below to change the spool data format:
1. Click on "Start," "Control Panel," "Hardware and Sound" and "Printers."
2. Then, right click on the Lexmark printer icon and left click "Properties."
3. Either on the "Advanced" tab or the "General" tab for some models, there is a "Print Processor" button, left click it.
4. This is the spool format setting. Under "Print processor" it should be set to "Lexmark 4800 series print processor." Next, under "Default datatype," select "NT EMF 1.008."
5. Click "OK" and exit back out to your desktop.
6. Please try printing again.
If this does not help the situation, please describe any differences it does make.

Apr 17, 2009 | Lexmark X4875 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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Print queue will not clear after printing


dear sir

this is a typical usb inkjet printer problem

just follow the steps

open notepad

and copy paste

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

and save as delete.bat file on desktop

run this file and reboot the machine

and run this file again

now print queue will get cleared

thanks

Apr 10, 2009 | Dell 966 All-In-One InkJet Printer

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I have a Lexmark 2500 series printer. There is one printing job that I try to cancel. When I chose the cancel option, the status of that job changed to deleting... and has been like that for the last 24...


Hi,
I assume you've turned everything off and back on again, including the printer and the job is still stuck.

For windows XP,
click on the start button, click on run
type
net stop spoolsv
click OK
wait 30 seconds
click on the start button, click on run
type
net start spoolsv
click OK
Open the printer and refresh the print queue, has the job cleared?

If not we will need to clear the temporary spool files from the spool folder.

click on the start button, click on run
type
net stop spoolsv
click OK

The usual path to the spool folder is
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS,

Delete the files in this folder only, if you are not sure do not delete them.
Close this window.

click on the start button, click on run
type
net start spoolsv
click OK

Alternatively, if you are comfortable using the run command, do the following in sequence. Be very careful what you type *.* means everything in the folder.

net stop spooler
del %SYSTEMROOT%\system32\spool\PRINTERS\*.* /q /f
net start spooler

/Q - for no prompt
/F - to force the deletion

Dec 02, 2008 | Lexmark Office Equipment & Supplies

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Unable to Cancel Documents in a Print Run


if you want to stop a print run simply press the stop button on the printer
next go to the control panel and get to the add a printer section
click on the printer and open up see what is printing
highlight all in the print queue and delete it there no print queue , nothing to print
to be sure and not waste paper remove all but 1 sheet and press the start button
keep using that paper until what is spooled in the printer memory has been used

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