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Why is there a huge lag in printing between jobs?

HP Office Jet 4630
Microsoft Windows 10 (32-bit)

When I first print something, everything works fine even though I will get an error message saying it could print.  Then I go to print another job and it is literally 15 min before it prints and then gives me that same error message.  

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Why is there a huge lag in printing between jobs?

error says it could NOT print, sorry

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Why is there a huge lag in printing between jobs?

@TammyG2383, Welcome to HP Support Community!

 

Going through your post, I see that the printing is extremely slow or gets stuck in the queue. This could be an issue with the printer drivers installed or connectivity. Let us try to isolate and resolve the issue-

 

Update the printer firmware

Download available firmware updates from the HP website

With the printer on and connected to the computer, go to HP Customer Support - Software and Driver Downloads, and then identify your printer. Look for and install any available firmware updates. Refer to the document HP Printers - Updating or Upgrading Printer Firmware

 

Use HP Print and Scan Doctor

Download HP Print and Scan Doctor and run the program. It will automatically diagnose and fix any printing/scanning issues.

For more information, go to https://support.hp.com/us-en/topic/printscandoctor

 

If the issue persists, I recommend you delete the driver and root level and retry, follow the steps below: 

  

1) In Windows, search for and open Programs and features 

2) Select your HP Printer 

3) Select Uninstall 

4) In Windows, search for and open Devices and printers 

5) In the Devices and Printers windows look for your HP printer. If you see it listed right-click on it and choose ‘Delete’ or ‘Remove Device’ 

6) Open up the run command with the “Windows key + R” key combo. 

7) Type printui.exe /s and click Ok. (Note: there is a space in between “printui.exe”

😎 Click on the “Drivers” tab 

9) Look for the HP Printer driver. If you see it Click on it and click Remove at the bottom 

10) Select Ok 

11) Select Apply and Ok on the Print Server Properties windows 

12) Close Devices and Printers.

 

Use this link to download and install the new driver. Configure the printer and try printing.

 

Hope this helps! Keep me posted. 

 

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