You might have encountered this problem at least twice if you are printing hundreds of documents or sometimes two to three. Usually when you give the print jobs one after the other or multiple prints the at a time, the documents/print jobs gets queued up, some times the printer might not print all the jobs as a result you will not be able to delete or cancel the rest of the print jobs.
Follow The Solutions one after the other as per your resolution
First You Need to Open the Print Queue, follow the below steps on how to open a Print queue
- Windows 98 - click Start, Settings, Printers
- Windows XP - click Start, Printers and Faxes
or click Start, Control Panel, Printers and Faxes
- Windows Vista - Start, Control Panel, Hardware and Sound, Printers
To cancel one or more print jobs, follow these steps.
1. Click Start, and then click Run.
2. In the Open box, type control printers, and then click OK.
3. Right-click the icon for your printer, and then click Open.
• To cancel individual print jobs, right-click the print job that you want to cancel, and then click Cancel.
• To cancel all print jobs, click Cancel All Documents on the Printer menu.
If you are using an HP printer and a windows vista operating system then you are lucky to automaticlly fix the issue with the HP Print Diagnostic Utility Click Here For How to cancel printing or to delete a print job that is stuck in the print queue in Windows XP.
Alternatively You can check the below steps.
Delete Pending Jobs
How To Restart Spooler restart In Windows Vista
Click the Start button.
Click Control Panel.
Click System and Maintenance.
NOTE: This step is not required when using Classic view in Windows Vista.
Click Administrative Tools.
On the User Account Control window, click Continue.
Click Print Spooler.
Click Stop to stop the Print Spooler.
Click Start to restart the Print Spooler. Then click Restart
Hope this helps!