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How can I flush the printer queue with cmd.exe on Windows 7?

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Why do I get negative votes, idiots at work? –  JohnnyFromBF Jun 2 '12 at 16:51

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Type the following commands into an elevated command prompt:

net stop spooler

del %systemroot%\system32\spool\printers\*.shd

del %systemroot%\system32\spool\printers\*.spl

net start spooler

Or make a batch file to run those commands.


Then there is the hidden VBScript Utilities

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