Printer wont delete

A user tried to delete a printer from their PC, by pressing the delete key on the printer.  Printer status says "deleting" and the icon remains.... - but has done for the last week....

How can i get rid of this pesky icon...!!!

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rdesigaudConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You may try to restart the print spooler (Control Pannel, Admin Tools, Services -> Print Spooler)
Just to make sure.....

Have you ensured there are no documents in the print que by double clicking the printer icon?  If there are documents pending in the print que then this will often happen.
detox1978Author Commented:
yeah... nothing is in the print que...
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Hi  detox1978, try to delete it on Windows xp as Safe Mode, you can enter when start your PC, press F8 and choice Safe mode.
detox1978Author Commented:
will give these a try when the users PC bemoes free....

detox1978Author Commented:
thanx, should have worked it out myself (DOH)

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