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Remote Printing Output is Stuck in the Print Queue

On a Windows PC, clear the print spooler to clean out your queue.

Remember: A former Plus or Premier subscription, or a current Base module subscription is required to use this feature. You must have the Allow full Remote Control permission enabled to use this feature.
  1. On the host, open the Run window by pressing the Windows key + R.
  2. In the Run window, type services.msc.

    Result: The Services window is displayed.

  3. In the details pane, click Print Spooler once.
  4. In the left pane, click Stop.
  5. Delete all files in the C:\Windows\System32\spool\PRINTERS folder.
  6. In the Services window left pane, click Start.
Results: The print spooler queue is now cleared. Print the file again.
Article last updated: 25 April, 2023