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Guide To FIx HP Printing Error The Printer Couldn't Print

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Guide To Fix HP Printing Error The Printer Couldn't Print

Hp stands for Hewlett-Packard, it is an American multinational information technology company known for manufacturing a variety of computer-related software, hardware, and other computer peripherals. Hp also designs and develops printers and multifunction devices used by millions of users all around the globe. But there are times when these devices fall under malfunctions and errors. Initially, errors and issues are a part of technical as well as mechanical devices. But we need to fix it before it gets permanent. And for proper solutions and methods, take help from the HP printer support team. The support team is working 24x7 at your help. No matter what the error you are facing, the support team will resolve it in a very limited duration.

Error Printing -The Printer Couldn't Print error is one of the basic and common errors that appear in the HP device. This error message can cause due to some basic reasons such as overeating, overworking, driver error, etc. but to resolve these issues you need proper guidance. In this blog, we have shared all the steps and solutions that can help you fix the issue without any delay.

Troubleshooting Steps to Resolve HP Error Printing - The Printer Couldn't Print

Step 1: Clear the print queue


Whenever you send a print job to the device, windows create a file. Sometimes these files become corrupt and cause problems. Clearing the print queue might resolve the issue.

  • Open Windows local services, and then click view local services in the list of results.

  • From the service list, finds the Print Spooler.

  • Right-click the Print Spooler option, and then select Stop.

  • Once the service has been stopped, close the service window.

  • Open the C: drive from My Computer and then click Windows in the list.

  • Double-click the System32 folder, and then double-click the spool folder.

  • Double-click the PRINTERS folder and delete all the files in the folder.

  • Try to print. If the issues persist, move to the next step.

Step 2: Reboot the printer and the computer

Rebooting machine and the computer can help resolve errors and other issues from the device.

  • Turn the printer ON and wait until it comes to the idle state before you continue.

  • Now, Disconnect the power cord from the back of the device and also unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.

  • Wait for a minute and plug the power cord back into the wall outlet.

  • Reconnect the power cord to the machine.

  • Turn the device ON and wait until it comes to the idle state.

  • If the issues persist, move to the next step.

Also Read: Simple Tricks To Fix HP inkjet printer Error 0xc19a0005

Step 3: Download and run the HP Print and Scan Doctor

  • First, Download and run the HP Print and Scan Doctor to automatically diagnose and resolve hardware and connection issues.

  • Follow the On-screen instructions on Print and Scan doctor to automatically find and fix any problem.

  • After you have finished using the Print and Scan Doctor tool, try to print. If the issues persist, continue to the next step.

Does the error still persist? If Yes, contact the HP printer customer support team via the toll-free number +(1)-888-846-5560.

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