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Wireless printer X4550 has stopped printing. An XL would not print and won't delete from the print queue thus nothing else can be printed. Status is "deleting"

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  • stenzil Jul 08, 2008

    I then deleted the printer using the control panel on my pc. Now when I try and re-install using the CD it will only re-install the fax function. How do i re-install the printer?

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Starting the Installation Log on to the PC as Local Administrator.
Windows 2000: Double-click on the My Computer icon on the desktop. Double-click to open the Control Panel window and then double-click on the icon labelled Printers. Double-click on Add Printer to start the Add Printer Wizard. The dialog below will be displayed.
Windows XP: From the Start menu, select the option Printers and Faxes. Click on the task Add a Printer to start the Add Printer Wizard. The dialog below will be displayed.
Wireless printer X4550 has stopped - pwiz1.jpg Click on the Next button to display the dialog shown below. Ignore the instructions in this particular dialog box because they are incorrect.
pwiz2.jpg The Wizard provides installation options for local and network printers. Select the option Local printer if you are installing drivers for a personal printer (using a USB, serial or parallel connection). If the option Automatically detect my printer is selected, you will see the warning message bWireless printer X4550 has stopped - pwiz2a.jpg> pwiz2a.jpg If you are installing drivers for a TCP/IP LAN printer, you should also select the option Local printer. For a LAN printer, always ensure that the Automatically detect my printer option is not selected.
The Add Printer Wizard will display the dialog below so that you can speciWireless printer X4550 has stopped - pwiz3.jpgport (connector) the printer uses.
pwiz3.jpg For a personal printer, ensure that the button for Use the following port is selected. From the list, select the Local Port to be used -- this is normally the parallel port, LPT1. If you are unsure, please refer to the documentation supplied with your printer or check which type of cable is being used.

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Please power of the printer unit and then delete all the print job in the queue.If this did not work you need to reinstall the driver .........

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Restart the system and then try

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Try reinstalling the software ..
& check the cartilage it may have got dried ...
or may be the cartilage is not touching the printing head ....
have a check ....

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Restart computer to clear print queue and attempt to print again

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Have Z2420 printer appears it's talking with PC says it's printing gives printing status as 20% complete but nothing prints s


It could be due to the print spooler service on your computer. Please follow the steps below on how to clear the print queue and enable the print spooler service.

  1. Browse to Start -> Run... and type in NET STOP SPOOLER (this will stop the print spooler service)
  2. Browse to your windows\system32\spool\PRINTERS\ folder. You should see files there ending in .SPL and .SHD created around the time you tried to print - delete these files.
  3. Browse to Start -> Run... and type in NET START SPOOLER (this will restart the print spooler service)
Try to print a document again to verify that the problem is fixed.

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My Lexmark s605's print queue won't clear, and so the printer has stopped working altogether


Please follow the steps below to clear the print queue and restart the print spooler of your computer.

1. Browse to Start -> Run... and type in NET STOP SPOOLER (this will stop the print spooler service)

2. Browse to your windows\system32\spool\PRINTERS\ folder. You should see files there ending in .SPL and .SHD created around the time you tried to print - delete these files.

3. Browse to Start -> Run... and type in NET START SPOOLER (this will restart the print spooler service)


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

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I have a Lexmark S504 wireless multifunction printer. I can print a test page but a can't print anything from any application. The Windows print page window comes up and if you click OK it appears to...


It could be a printer driver issue. Please follow the steps below to fix the problem.
First, clear the print queue from any stuck print jobs. You can do the steps mention - going to Services and stop the print spooler, delete the files in the spooler folder and then restart the service.
Second, delete the existing Lexmark Interpret S405 printer driver. On your computer, go to Start menu > Programs > Lexmark > Uninstall. After the uninstall process, reboot your pc when prompted.
Third, visit the Lexmark website to download and reinstall the Lexmark Interpret S405 printer driver. Select the version of your Windows operating system. Download and execute the file. Follow the instructions on your computer screen.
After the reinstall process is successful, try to print again to verify that the problem is fixed.

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Print jobs hang, won't finish, locks up printer


you must check print Queue, where's the printer one by one give access to print out. On there have status Queue, if any status Like "Stop,problem,etc" you must delete this Queue.

Mar 02, 2011 | HP Deskjet D4260 Printer

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Printer was working, but is not now. All cables are hooked up properly and have been disconnected and reconnected. I have several documents in the memory to be printed, but the printer will not respond. ...


Here are four things you can try; may not have to perfom all:

Check to see if your printer is off-Line

1.Open the Printers, Printer and Faxes, or Device and Printers folder.

To do this:

Windows XP users; Click on Start > Settings > Printers an Faxes or Start > Control Panel > Printers and Faxes.

Windows Vista users; Click on Start > Control Panel > Hardware and Sound > Printers.

Windows 7 users; Click on Start > Device and Printers.

2.Right-click on the printer object (icon), and select Use Printer Online.

3.Microsoft Windows 7 users will double-click on icon, select printer and then de-select Use Printer Offline.


Printer Paused

The printer or print queue is paused and the print queue icon remains in the notification area ('systray') of the task bar.

Explanation:This is typically an end user error. Hint: Dragging the mouse cursor over the print queue icon in the notification area will reveal (1,2,3) document(s) pending for (User name).

What to do:

•Double-click on the print queue icon to open the print queue.
•Click on Printer in the upper left-hand corner of the menu bar.
•Is there a check mark next to Pause Printing?

-If yes, click on Pause Printing to turn off this Windows feature.

-If no, confirm that there is a check mark next to Set As Default Printer and make sure Use Printer Offline is not selected.


Delete print jobs from the print queue

Access the print queue.

Delete all print jobs

• Click on Printer in the toolbar and then click on Cancel All Documents,
or
• Right-click in the print queue and select Cancel All Documents from the pop-up menu.

You can also delete individual print jobs

1.Highlight the individual job in the print queue by clicking on it.

2.Right-click on the highlighted job and select Cancel from the pop-up menu.

IMPORTANT! If a job is stuck in the print queue and cannot be deleted or canceled using the above steps, there may be an issue with the printer spooler that controls the printing options in Windows. If you observe this symptom, it may be necessary to stop and restart the print spooler; then retrun to delete print jobs.


How to Stop and Restart the Print Spooler

Problem:

Unable to cancel print jobs; Unable to print; Print queue is unresponsive; Locked print queue; Unable to print; Cannot cancel print job; Printer driver not responding

Solution:

The print spooler controls print options within Windows. A problem with the print spooler can affect printer driver performance and Windows print queue responsiveness. Stop and Start the print spooler to see if observed symptoms subside or remain.

Method 1: Using Administrative Tools

Step Action

1 Click on the Windows logo start button.

2 Click on Control Panel on the right-hand side of the start menu contents.

3 Click on Maintenance.
4 Click on Administrative Tools.

5 Click on Services. NOTE: You may have to provide an administrator profile and password.
6 Scroll through the list and look for Print Spooler.

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The following two options are available to stop and start the print spooler:

•Click once on Print Spooler to highlight it, and then click on the Stop or Start links in the right-hand window pane,
or
•Double-click on Print Spooler, and click on the Stop button followed by the Start button.

8 Observe the status column in the Services window to verify that the print spooler is stopped or started as applicable.


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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

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