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    Restart print spooler service (xp)

    Is there some small program to stop the print spooler service, empty the que, and restart the service w/o the end user having to go into the configuration?
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    Re: Restart print spooler service (xp)

    You could do it with a three-line BATch file (but you'd probably need Administrator privileges...):

    sc stop spooler
    del /q %windir%system32spoolPRINTERS*.*
    sc start spooler

    You'd also have to be pretty careful if you had more than one printer, because this would delete all printable files...

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    Re: Restart print spooler service (xp)

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