Devices and printers suspendusent/Print Spooler error causing printing issues
Hello fellow forum participants and Rangers.
As of recent, I had questions on our servers with regard to printing problems. The problem would be to randomly appear and disappear without notice. I tried to diagnose the problem by activating the event handler, but the event handler was not able to provide any specific error in addition "a timeout (30000 milliseconds) was reached while waiting for a response from the spooler service transaction. Whenever I try to open "devices and printers", the window would without constantly/eventually without loading anything. I would also add that the problem starts when the user connecting.
I tried the things:
(1) sometimes restarting the PC would magically make it work.
(2) restart Printerspooler fix the problem
(3) automatic setting rather than manual Bluetooth function has failed. (has worked for most of the people similar/same problem).
(4) we tried to reload the drivers. Temporary solution, but the printing problem happen again.
Any help would be highly appreciated and sorry for the wall of text. This question led me into the wall! Thanks in advance.
PS. Windows 7 pro (32-bit) processor intel core 2 duo 2.2 GHz
Thanks for posting your question on the Microsoft Forum.
I would be grateful if you can provide us with the following information to help us better understand the issue.
- Did you do any hardware or software changes before this problem?
- Were you able to print before this problem?
- You are connected to the domain network?
- What is the brand and model of your printer and your computer?
Try the steps in the following methods and see if it helps.
This tutorial is designed to help you identify and fix common printer problems in Windows, including print errors, print spooler errors, and other issues that could prevent you from printing.
Solve printer problems
If the problem persists, I recommend that you completely uninstall the part-time driver that has been installed on your computer and then download the latest driver on the printer again manufacturer site.
Step 1: Try to remove the printer by following the steps described in the following Microsoft Article.
Step 2: Find and install printer drivers in Windows 7.
Please post back with all the necessary information and the result of the proposed suggestion and we will be happy to help you.
does anyone know why when I go into Control Panel / devices and printers, I click on the printer I want and you get an error message "impossible operation completed (error 0 x 00000005).» Access is denied? I can't change the owner, or delete or something. Help, please!
So far, I found all these shapes to be completely useless and a waste of time. I found out how to fix this and it looks like that many people would have put me the answer out there because nobody else will or knows it.
-Right click on a folder at a time and select Properties, then on the Security tab and add the user you want to grant access to print and check that the 'Total control' box is checked. If the user name is already there, check the box "total control".
-Note: Never simply put the group "Everyone" it as it will cause problems if you use a vulnerability scanner.
It was on a Windows 7 operating system.
Who should do this; Well it worked for me at least.
Thanks for nothing, Microsoft and all the people here! ***
This is quite disconcerting, and after a thorough search, I can't find an answer to work.
Basically, I installed a printer on my machine here Win7Pro. The printer can be printed from various applications. However, the printer does NOT appear under devices and printers. The printer appears under print management.
The printer is an Epson color Stylus 2200 connected via USB. The computer is a Dell D620 Laptop. Win7 has been properly installed - no upgrade. The printer is visible (for example) of Corel Paint Shop Pro X 2.
Anyone has any ideas what setting I need to enable the visibility of printer under devices and printers? Is there something other wrong here? It's easily fixable?
UPDATE: I just added a shared printer (connected to a WinXP machine brother 7040) networking for this laptop Win7 and it isn't too visible under devices and printers. However, what is different here is that this printer is also not visible under the management of printing.
Network connections are not in print management. They should appear in printers and devices IS very disconcerting. Normally, this will occur if the print spooler service is not running, but then your local machine would be displayed with a red indicator in printing management.
I guess that you have a standard USB and not a parallel converter cable USB cable.
Check the security settings for the properties of the printer. Make sure that your user account is listed at least print access. Devices and printers opens with the standard user security token.
Alan Morris Windows printing team seek here Microsoft Knowledge Base: http://support.microsoft.com/search/Default.aspx?adv=1
I am running windows 7 Professional, and my parallel printer (hp laserjet 5 p) does not appear in my list of devices and printers. I can also access via my LAN. It doesn't, however, work very well as my default printer. what I have to do to get on the list, I can change the attributes to share?
launch printmanagement.msc, it is the tool provided by the spooler team to administer local printers
Apparently the devices and printers will fire this printer on your computer if the parallel port is configured for the SPP. If you right click on the computer in devices and printers, you can see the menu item printer properties there. You can change the configuration of the BIOS of your computer. If the parallel port is an addition on the map please let me know the manufacturer.
But frankly printmanagement is a better solution.
Alan Morris Windows printing team; Here Microsoft Knowledge Base search: http://support.microsoft.com/search/Default.aspx?adv=1
After I plugged an inkjet printer from Canon iP4000 in my computer running Windows 7 SP 1 Ultimate 64 - bit edition, the printer is displayed correctly in devices and printers as a printer online but appears offline in print dialog common used by applications.
Sometimes, I am able to print despite the problem, but as a general rule, the monitoring software will say that the printer does not Canon.
In addition, a WiFi adapter sometimes loses the WiFi connection and is unable to find all the networks.
Tried many things:
- Uninstall of the printer
- Manually clearing print jobs
- Unplug the printer from a USB hub and connect directly to a USB port on the monitor
I can not easily plug the printer to the computer directly because of the locations of the case of the printer and the computer. I tried to connect the printer directly to my ThinkPad and the printer does work very well in this situation.
This who can I try to do at this point?
N ° the problem occurs even after a new installation of Windows.
> wired / wireless
> Error message
I already tried all 4 of the links.
The printer is dead and the 'solution' is to Canon printer in an electronic recycler so buy a Brother laser printer that takes in charge of wireless network.
My HP Officejet 5743 presents itself as the default printer. Also the appearance is HP649F6A (series HP Officejet 5740). Why it appears twice with different BOMs? Will it affect anything if I remove it?
Thanks for joining the Forums of HP Support with your request.
I understand that you use a HP Officejet 5743 e-all-in-one printer with a Windows 10 PC and printer appears twice in the file devices and printers in Windows, with slightly different names. I would like to help with that.
I was looking into this and found that there is a solution, concerning Direct eventually picked up by your PC if directly on wireless wireless signal the printer is 'On '. Try the post with the answer of the @vthapa by clicking here.Please let me know if that solves the problem, or if you need assistance.
I can't get my printer to work. I tried to go bad and in devices and printers, there my default printer like D2600 but it is actually D2660 so it won't work. I don't know when it changed, or what. How I can get it to the printer, it is supposed to be? Thank you
Problem solved. Thank you
updated to the cleint system but printer server group policy printer does not show same printer displayed in the list in the devices and printers, but while printing the document, what is the problem of how solve the problem.This issue is beyond the scope of this site (for consumers) and to be sure, you get the best (and fastest) reply, we have to ask either on Technet (for IT Pro) or MSDN (for developers)
If you give us a link to the new thread we can point to some resources it
Original title: why my HP printer appears as "not specified" in printers and devices?
Running Windows 7 64 and my computer detect my printer as "unspecified" material under devices and printers, so I'm unable to verify as my default printer. How can I fix? Thanks to all those who can help you.
Sounds like you just pluged in it and has not installed software complete features of HP, which is if your unknown HP printer supports win7
Firmware of HP laserjet p2035 update process has failed.
In usb mode, I can see the printer in "Devices and printers" unspecified and named '0' and there is no action.
In parallel port, it works fine.
HP laserjet p2035 unstable in usb mode - Original title
Thank you [assignment in the community.
We are happy to provide assistance to help solve your problem.
Before I continue, I would like you to provide the information below:
1. What do you mean when you say "there is no action?"
2. When you say "parallel port" do you mean in another USB port?
For now, I suggest using a different USB cable and check if your computer recognizes the device. Otherwise, you can follow the steps below
1. navigate to Panel > hardware > printers and devices.
2. click on your printer icon, and then on the menu bar, choose "Print Properties Server"
3. in the tab drivers , you can install a driver...
For more information click on the link below
Hope this helps
I use Windows 7 on a computer to which a printer is connected directly by a USB cable. I am able to print, but cannot find the printer when I run control/devices and printers Control Panel
I use Windows 7 on a computer to which a printer is connected directly by a USB cable. I am able to print, but cannot find the printer when I run control/devices and printers Control Panel. In fact, no devices appear at all.
Can someone help me with this?
If this does not help, there is a very long thread here, which may include other suggestions--> http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-hardware/devices-and-printers-dialog-box-empty/353707a4-bcb0-4334-98bc-aab84747fecd?page=1
The "Devices and printers" window does not work for me. It does not list devices that I currently have on my network. Although I can print from my printer, I want to rename it to distinguish it from another similar printer. How can I do this if the "Devices and printers" window does not work?
· What kind of network you are connected to?
To rename a printer, you must have permission to manage the printer. You probably have permission if you installed the printer. If you are on a corporate network, you may need to ask your system administrator.
I recently added a printer on parallel port LPT1: on my PC running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 - bit edition. The installation was successful. I can print a test page and you can use the printer from applications, including Notepad, Microsoft Word 2010, and command prompt. I find it puzzling, however, that the printer does not appear in the list of printers in the "Devices and printers" Control Panel applet Is this a bug in Windows? Microsoft has a fix available?
Thank you for your reply and sorry for the late reply.
Sometimes, this problem appears when printers or other devices using the same driver and port on Windows. When you view the printers installed in "Devices and printers", you may notice that some of the printers or other devices are grouped and are associated with the same printer icon. Scenarios like two or more printers are installed using the same printer and installed driver with the same printer port (i.e. LPT1) shows this kind of behavior.
I suggest you follow the steps described in the article below to get this matter resolved.
Printers using the same driver and port on Windows are grouped as a reporting in devices and printers.
Registry warning : To do: Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems can occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you proceed with caution. For added protection, back up the registry before you edit it. Then you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click on the number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: How do I back up and restore the registry in Windows
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W7 Professional (both sides) after remoting in through our company intranet, my desktop computer 'loses' his printer. If I go to "windows key" / devices and printers / she sees a "Officejet 6000', which is connected via usb, windows, but there as"not specified ".
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I hope this helps.
Title: Removing 'generic icon' page devices and printers in Control Panel
I had reinstalled a HP Photosmart Premium printer and it worked last night, but this morning, I discovered that I was not able to print to the printer (the option for this printer was not available).
I went to the control panel and the page devices and printers and clicked on "add a printer". However, I accidentally created a generic icon (printer, Scanner, copier) on this page. I then added my printer and the icon that it is now on the page, but the generic icon is still there. When I select this icon, I don't seem to be able to remove.
It could be that this is a transient condition, but it's still annoying to have this icon (which is now useless). What can I do?
HelloI suggest you follow the steps to remove the printer and install the printer wirelessly from the link and check if the problem persists.Install a printerHope this information helps.
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