Print Jobs stuck in queue on Windows 2003 SP1 server

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Subject: Print Jobs stuck in queue on Windows 2003 SP1 server
Posted by:  Sheamus (gosh…@hotmail.com)
Date: 7 Mar 2006

Hi,

I'm running a Windows 2003 SP1 server as a new print server.  All our
printers as HP.

At random, but fairly frequent intervals, jobs get stuck in one of the
print queues, preventing other jobs in that queue from printing.  The
only way to stop this is to restart the print spooler, which is less
than an ideal solution.

Bidirectional printing has been turned off, and the antivirus has been
configured to exclude the print spooler directory.

Does anyone have any suggestions I can try to sort this out?  I never
used to get half the hassle on my old Windows 2000 server...

Regards,

Sheamus

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