Printer can't cancel print job

By master_mood
Feb 7, 2007
  1. hi..

    i'm currently using a HP PSC 1300 as my printer and i cant seem to be able to cancel this print job.. i've tried resuming it but it won't print.. its status is 'deleting-paued-printing,' how weird..

    this is restricting me to print other stuff..

    anyone knows how i can solve this problem? btw, the print job is from a website..
  2. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso TS Rookie Posts: 25,948   +19

    Take a look HERE. I know the article is for Windows2000, but it should work equally well for XP too.

    Regards Howard :)
  3. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,251

    I usually just do a hard reboot, that usually works.

  4. halo71

    halo71 TS Rookie Posts: 1,289

    Well yes, but not if you are on a networked printer and you didnt create the print job and you dont have admin rights to cancel the job. I have always had sucess with CMD> end/start spooler as in the link that Howard first gave.
  5. Ididmyc600

    Ididmyc600 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,251

    ah right, well in that case fair enough, but you didnt mention the printer was networked.

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