adobe reader sits on hour glass when asked to print

Posted on 2011-03-07
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
xp machine printing working fine from all other apps, installed latest adobe x but as soon as you select file and print it sits at hour glass. I have a number of printers setup but as it is not getting even to select the printer i am presuming print drivers are not the issue?
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try to reinstall the printer drivers
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if that's doesn't solve it  then uninstall  adobe ,  make sure sure the printer is on
then install adobe again and finally install the printer drivers

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reinstall all printers? including network printers?
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try first to uninstall adobe and  then try to print any document  .
then let the printers on
then install adobe again while the printers on
you may also  need to run these commands in CMD

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net start  spooler

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Somebody else looked at the issue, there were some old printers still attached, he deleted them an printing is now perfect!

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issue resolved

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