Resolve issues with the Windows print spooler and speed up the resolution of printer issues.
Script Reset Print Spooler
- Version 22.214.171.124 – Major refactoring and WMI errors silenced
- Version 126.96.36.199 – Initial release
Clears the print queue of the user by restarting the Spooler service (and dependent services, if any), cleaning the folder ‘%systemroot%\System32\spool\printers’ and cleaning the Win32_PrintJob jobs.
Useful for troubleshooting printing-related issues.
Execution context and suggested scheduling
Run the script as local system. The script should be executed manually.
A timeout of 120 seconds is recommended.
|1||Service||StringList||Information about the Print Spooler service|
|2||Job Files||StringList||Names of the job files deleted|
|3||Print Jobs||StringList||Description and owner of the Print jobs cleaned|