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If I go to print a job it won't print. Then I will try to cancel the print job. Then I will restart my computer will print. Why won't it print in the first place?

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You have few options to try.
1. Check and make sure the usb cable in good condition or the connection is properly setup.
2. Make sure the usb port is clean, you can try the connection through another usb port.
3. Reinstall the printer's driver. First of all, uninstall the driver, restart your computer and re-install the driver. I recommend you to use the latest driver available on the manufacturer's website.
4. Check and clean up temporarily/junk files.
5. Make sure you have enough free space in C drive.
6. Try the printer on another computer, if it works, then one of the above given tips will be helpful to fix the issue. If it doesn't then try cleaning the printer or the usb port on the printer.
Let me know if you need further help.
Good Luck.
Thanks for using FixYa.

Posted on Apr 08, 2011

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First You Need to Open the Print Queue, follow the below steps on how to open a Print queue
  • Windows 98 - click Start, Settings, Printers
  • Windows XP - click Start, Printers and Faxes
    or click Start, Control Panel, Printers and Faxes
  • Windows Vista - Start, Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, Printers
Double click on the appropriate printer to open up the Print queue,Check whether you have any pending or the queued jobs, try to cancel the jobs by following the below steps.

To cancel one or more print jobs, follow these steps.
1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. In the Open box, type control printers, and then click OK.
3. Right-click the icon for your printer, and then click Open.
• To cancel individual print jobs, right-click the print job that you want to cancel, and then click Cancel.
• To cancel all print jobs, click Cancel All Documents on the Printer menu.

If you are using an HP printer and a windows vista operating system then you are lucky to automaticlly fix the issue with the HP Print Diagnostic UtilityClick Here For How to cancel printing or to delete a print job that is stuck in the print queue in Windows XP.

Alternatively You can check the below steps.

Delete Pending Jobs

How To Restart Spooler restart In Windows Vista

Click the Start button.
Click Control Panel.
Click System and Maintenance.

NOTE: This step is not required when using Classic view in Windows Vista.

Click Administrative Tools.
Double-click Services.
On the User Account Control window, click Continue.
Click Print Spooler.
Click Stop to stop the Print Spooler.
Click Start to restart the Print Spooler. Then click Restart
Click OK

Hope this helps!

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Won't print it always says document in queue


This sometimes happens if a print job freezes before, or during the print. I would suggest two things. Open up your print que, which you should be able to access from the bottom right hand side of your screen in your task bar. Right click, and open print que. If there is a print job in the que that says printing, try to right click on the job and cancel it. If this does not work and you have not done so already, restart your computer and your printer! Go back into the que if you have to and if the job is still there, right click and cancel job again. Then, retry printing a something different from your printer. This should solve your problem.

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Printer won't print. I went to printer and it says there are 9 items to br pringted in queue but they won't print Printer says it is ready


Good Day Nanawhit!

That happens all the times when first print job encounter a problem and stops printing and it was followed by series of print jobs. Some reasons for stop printing could be a printer out of paper and printer not set as default printer.

The best way to fix it is to cancel all pending jobs. When print jobs window is cleared off pending print jobs, restart your PC and your printer. Then go to your printer and make sure it is the default printer.

After that try printing a test page. Once a test page is successful, you can now print as many as you want.

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I tried to print a route map from MapQuest, but it didn't print. I tried to cancel the printing, but it's been deleting since yesterday and been blocking any other document I tried to print


Restart both your printer and your computer. It might finish the print job after you restart the printer and yes it will block any other print jobs.

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Print job cancel wont work


Hi, if the print job doesn't get deleted after a restart of your computer, do the following:
Click on start -> Run, then enter: services.msc Click OK to open the Services windows. Locate the entry "Print Spooler" in the Services list. Click it and choose "Stop" and "Restart". Your print job should then be deleted.
If my answer was helpful to you, please leave a positive feedback.

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Canon pixmaip4000


Delete Queued Print Job If a print job is corruptand does not print clearly, does not print at all or is preventingother queued jobs from printing, delete the queued job.
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    printjobdisappears.gif

  2. At the Printer window, select the print job, under 'Document Name' column, to highlight it.

  3. From the 'Document' menu, select 'Cancel'.

  4. Repeat steps two and three to cancel another print job.

  5. Ifthe print job cannot be cancelled or will not stop printing, shut downthe compuer, disconnect the printer cable and then restart the computer.
    1. Close the Printer window.
    2. Shut down the computer.
    3. Disconnect the printer cable (USB or parallel cable).
    4. Restart the computer.
    5. If a message window appears asking to cancel printing, select 'Yes'.
    6. Verifythe printer icon no longer appears on the Windows taskbar. If the iconappears, double-click it and cancel the remaining print jobs asinstructed on steps two and three.
    7. After all print jobs have been cancelled, reconnect the cable to the printer and then try to print again.

  6. Ifthe print job does not complete, it may be necessary to disconnect theprinter cable, power off and on the printer and then reconnecting thecable.

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Sounds like the printer spool is frozen.

Assuming you're using WinXP and logged in as an administrator (or with admin permissions)

START
Control Panel
Administrative Tools
Services

Locate the "Print Spooler"
Right click on this and choose "restart"

This will restart the print queue and will probably try to print the job again or delete it properly. If it tries to restart, just right click on the printer job and choose cancel again..

You may need to repeat but that should at least get you back up and running with other print jobs again.

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Sounds like the printer spool is frozen.

Assuming you're using WinXP and logged in as an administrator (or with admin permissions)

START
Control Panel
Administrative Tools
Services

Locate the "Print Spooler"
Right click on this and choose "restart"

This will restart the print queue and will probably try to print the job again or delete it properly. If it tries to restart, just right click on the printer job and choose cancel again..

You may need to repeat but that should at least get you back up and running with other print jobs again.

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First of all you must let canceled print jobs finish deleting before sending new jobs, if the job is taking too long try restarting the computer with the printer on to clear the jobs this usually works if not then after restart open the printers folder and cancel all jobs here. let them finish deleting while the printer is still on (they must remain in communication during deleting jobs. Once all jobs are gone, remove the power brick from the printer for about a minute then reinsert and let the printer start up if it doesn't after a minute or so just turn it on once it finishes then try printing again.

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Turn the power switch back on and restart the software.

The reset button wont work because the job is spooled in the computer. Sometime you can cancel it from the computer if you have access to the spooler.

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