24 October 2017 For Management
If you have given a print command and found that you are stuck with print job queues that are not cleared, then you have reached the correct article. Here I will tell you the 3 best methods to remove stuck print queue on Windows 10 PC.
Method 1 - the most preferred
Step 1: Right-click the printer icon in the system tray.
Step 2 - Now, select all tasks and after right clicking, click on Cancel.
Method 2: stopping the spooler service
1 - Press and hold Windows logo key and press R. to open the RUN command box.
2 - Now write services.msc in the RUN command box.
3 - Now, find Print spooler directory service. Double click on it.
4 - Click To stop to stop the service.
5 - Leave this window open, now hold down the key Windows logo key and press R..
6 - Now, copy and paste the path below into the RUN command box.
7 - Now, To delete all files in the folder.
8 - Return to supervisor window and click restart.
That's all. Now, there will be no print queue on your Windows 10 PC.
Method 3: clear the frozen print queue using command prompt
1 - Search Symbol of the system in the Windows 10 search box and open Command prompt as an administrator by right clicking on it.
2 - Now, type the following command and hit enter.
net stop spooler
3 - Now type the command given below again to delete the spooled files.
del %systemroot%System32spoolprinters* /Q
4 - Finally, type the command given below and hit enter to restart the spooler service.
net start spooler
That's all. Now, all the blocked print queue will be cleared.