Powershell Tip #40: Restart print spooler service

By | September 9, 2015

Tip: Sometimes you need to restart the print spooler (workstation or server) to solve some issues.
Examples: job stuck, unable to cancel a job, printer not responding, etc.

To restart the print spooler service with PowerShell (as adminstrator):

Sometimes, restarting the print spooler service is not enough and you need to clean the print spooler queue.
You can delete the files or just move them into another folder.


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