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02-27-2017 01:09 PM
Every few days the printer won't print. I go and clear out the queue. That doesn't work. I found an article last time about the print spooler in device manager. I cleared that and the printer was working again. A week later the printer is stuck again. Is it a Windows 10 issue? This is happening regularly to a client's printer.
02-28-2017 12:51 PM
This is a great location to get assistance! I read your post and see that your HP Envy 5534 printer keeps stopping and you have already done some preliminary troubleshooting. I appreciate your effort for trying these troubleshooting steps.
Don't worry though as I have a few steps to determine the issue and find a solution as well,
- Delete job files and restart.
- Use HP Print and Scan Doctor.
- Reinstall the print driver.
- Temporarily disable your firewall software.
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03-01-2017 06:59 AM
All of that was done with no effect. I finally found an article online about the print spooler. Once I stopped that, the machine worked fine for about one week. I can't keep going to the lady's house and doing this weekly. I actually uninstalled and reinstalled the software and it still wouldn't work. I don't even remember what I did to the print spooler and I'll have to find the webpage the instructions were on again.
03-01-2017 07:24 AM
Thanks for the reply.
I appreciate your effort on trying the different steps to isolate the issue.
- Open Windows Services using one of the following methods:
- Search Windows for services, and click Services in the list of results.
- On your keyboard, press Windows key ( ) + R, type services.msc in the window that opens, and then click OK.
- Scroll through the list of services and find the name Print Spooler.
- Right-click Print Spooler and select Stop.
Click here and follow step 1 to turn off the print spooler.
I hope it helps and if you feel I have answered your question and concerns,
Please mark this post as a solution accepted and Kudos would also be appreciated.
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