Why is my printer blocking print jobs?
These blockages are caused by dry ink; you can usually clear off the blockages by running the printer’s self-cleaning utility. To clear more severe blockages, you can manually clean the ink cartridges and lines by wiping them with isopropyl alcohol or soaking the print head in water.
Why is my printer stuck on Cancelling?
Often, simply clearing and restarting the print spooler—the software that prepares and manages printing documents—can fix the problem. If that fails, you may need to cancel one or more documents in your print queue and see if that gets things going again. This should work in Windows Vista, 7, 8, and 10.
How do I fix a print queue problem?
Try these fixes:Fix 1 – Clear the print queue. Restart the Print Spooler Service. Use Command Prompt to Clear Stuck Files. Create a Bat file for permanent use.Fix 2 – Reinstall your printer driver.Oct 25, 2021
Why is HP printer blocking printing?
A warm welcome to HP Support Community! Printer blocked message typically appear when there is a possible out of paper, paper jam or door open error.