Fixing a printer spooler is often as simple as restarting the computer and resending the print job. Occasionally, the printer spooler itself may become corrupt, and its contents must be cleared and reset to fix it.Continue Reading
Close all applications that are connected to the print job, such as a word processor. Select the Windows Start button and type "services.msc" into the search box. Press Enter to open the Services window.
In the list of Windows services, find the Print Spooler option. Right-click this option and select Stop on the pop-up menu. Minimize the Services window.
Click Start again and open the Computer pane. Double-click Local Disk (C:) in the folder menu. Open the Windows folder and navigate to the System32spoolPRINTERS subfolder. Open this subfolder to display a list of files for print jobs.
Select all of the print job files, and press the Delete key.
Open the Services window, and right-click the Print Spooler service option. Select the Start option, and exit the window.
Launch the intended application. The files should print as normal.