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Pixma iP4200 Every time I try to print, the printer spooler gets turned off. If I reset the spooler, I can usually print a single document only, but it then trips again. I often have to reset the spooler several times to print anything. Can you tell me what is happening and how to fix the problem? Dick Fullerton

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Re: Pixma iP4200

Sounds like a software fault. What are you trying to print, and what are you trying to print from?

You may need to check Microsoft's site for this problem.

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Try to print a document again to verify that the problem is fixed.

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I tried to empty the spool and the job seems to still be stuck...what can I do to cancel the job?

you'll also need to unplug the printer from the power outlet and keep it like that for about 15 minutes. With the spooler empty, this should clear out the memory of the printer and get you back to a fresh start. This happened a lot with HP 1000 lasers, it's the first time I hear another model having the same issue... but the basic problem is the same, the spooler sends a Get Ready command to the printer, then processes the print document and sends it off. If you erase the document before it's sent to print, or the printer doesnt echo with OK to Print, then the spooler sits and waits for the printer to get ready, and the printer for some reason gets stuck with a Get Ready command without responding back. So clearing the spooler and turning off the printer for 15 seconds usually fixes the problem.
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Click on Start button
Click on Run
Type SERVICES.MSC and click ok
look for Print Spooler in the list
highlight Print Spooler,
Click on STOP button then click on START
close the window and check if the print queue is gone.

Alternate method,

Click STart
Click RUN
Type Cmd ( or COMMAND ) and hit enter
In the black window type
NET STOP SPOOLER ( hit enter button )
NET START SPOOLER ( hit enter button )

Repeat the Stop and START Command 4-5 times
End the Command with NET START SPOOLER

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1. First, try turning printer off and on.

2. Next, on the computer side, this is how you manually clear the printer queue.

1. Go to Start, Control Panel and Administrative Tools. Double click on Services icon.
2. Scroll down to the Print Spooler service and right click on itand select Stop. In order to do this, you need to be logged in asAdministrator. At this point, no one will be able to print anything onany of the printers that are being hosted on this server.
3. Next you need to go to the following directory: C:WINDOWSSystem32spoolPRINTERS.Delete all the files in this folder. This will clear all print queues(it’s a good idea to first make sure there are no other print jobsbeing processed on any of the other printers on the server becausedoing this step will delete those jobs also)
4. Now you can go back to the Services console and right-click and choose Start for the Print Spooler service!
You can also go to a command prompt and type net stop spooler or net start spooler to start and stop the service.

I hope this helps. If you have more questions, let me know.

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Solution #2
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At the open Print Spooler window, right click on the Print Spooler, and select Start.
Go to the Start menu, and select Printers & Faxes. Find the printer you are having problems with and double click on it. From the menu, select Printer, then select Cancel All Documents. The documents should clear.
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