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Check Device and Printers in Contol Panel then check if your printer appears in there. If it is not present, something has gone wrong with the drivers. What you need to do now is to reinstall the driver. And it can be found on this link
Once on this page, select the operating system of your computer. Check if its windows vista, windows 7 or windows xp. After that hit the download button. Just run the drivers once the download completes.
Try restarting the print spooler.
Open up a command prompt by clicking on the start button then selecting run.
In the run dialogue box type cmd and hit enter.
Once in the command prompt type net stop spooler. It will then display some text saying that it has stopped. Once it has type net start spooler and try printing again.
Btw, what PDF printer were you using?
Create a new folder on your desktop and name it newhpdrivers(substitute your manufacturer in new name).Un-intall printer and printer software completely.Go to manufacturers website and navigate to their drivers/downloads or support menu.Select your model, choose the relevant software and download to the new folder you created on your desktop.Power down your computer.Reconnect the printer to the computer and turn printer on. Power on pc.Windows will detect new hardware and ask if you have the manufacturers install cd or a location to check for install files.Direct the wizard to your new software, follow the rest of the setup instructions and your done