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Can't delete print job

by abee / December 31, 2004 5:35 PM PST

I am printing a 50MB MS Publisher file from a XP machine to a hp inkjet and the print job hangs - why I don't know - any ideas of how to overcome this.

I can't deelte / cancel the job nor can I delete the printer and so re-install it again. I have tried rebooting the PC and powering up the printer again. How can I get rid of the hung job so I can print to my printer again?

Thank You

Abee

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when it happens to me
by jonah jones / December 31, 2004 5:54 PM PST
In reply to: Can't delete print job

i click "cancel printing"
unplug the printer
click "resume printing"
and when the error box comes up, i start over Sad

i also found out that if it's a big print out, it's best to let the printer "hog" the PC...


jonah


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Can't delete print job
by cycling-rod / January 1, 2005 12:18 AM PST
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Delete Printer Job
by abee / January 1, 2005 2:13 PM PST
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Sorry no go - I have already tried this

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when it happends to me...
by spy HH / January 1, 2005 4:26 AM PST
In reply to: Can't delete print job

when this happened to me when i was about to print a 30mb doc. the printer stop cause i needed to load more paper; i have a deskjet 3535 but they are sometimes the same things, cause the software is HP.

that's my story, but yours it's similar, so try this:

unplug the printer's USB cable from printer and re-plug it.

let the machine do the print job and when it's about to begin, and the print status dialog box appear, cancel the print job.

hope th is helps:)

HH

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Try
by Papa Echo / January 1, 2005 9:01 PM PST
In reply to: Can't delete print job

disconnecting (disconnect, not merely power off) the printer. Then reboot before canceling print job or uninstalling the printer. Also try doing so in Safe Mode.

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