Solved

adobe reader sits on hour glass when asked to print

Posted on 2011-03-07
6
512 Views
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?
0
Comment
Question by:Sid_F
  • 3
  • 3
6 Comments
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:honestman31
ID: 35055950
try to reinstall the printer drivers
0
 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:honestman31
ID: 35055970
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
0
 
LVL 6

Author Comment

by:Sid_F
ID: 35056424
reinstall all printers? including network printers?
0
Three Reasons Why Backup is Strategic

Backup is strategic to your business because your data is strategic to your business. Without backup, your business will fail. This white paper explains why it is vital for you to design and immediately execute a backup strategy to protect 100 percent of your data.

 
LVL 10

Expert Comment

by:honestman31
ID: 35056642
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

net stop spooler
then
net start  spooler
0
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
Sid_F earned 0 total points
ID: 35067247
Somebody else looked at the issue, there were some old printers still attached, he deleted them an printing is now perfect!
0
 
LVL 6

Author Closing Comment

by:Sid_F
ID: 35304385
issue resolved
0

Featured Post

Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat & How to Stop It

This infographic explains ransomware, type of malware that blocks access to your files or your systems and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid. It also examines the different types of ransomware and explains what you can do to thwart this sinister online threat.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
TXT to PDF help needed 26 109
File names with & character 6 78
Adobe Reader DC RdrCEF.EXE Application Error 4 1,493
Adobe Reader 'This document is trying to connect to' 3 28
The ability to edit PDF documents can be useful, however it may not be a straight forward process. Many non-technical people don't realise that a PDF document is basically an image rather than a text file, even if it contains nothing but text. If…
In a previous article published here at Experts Exchange, Signature Image with Transparent Background (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Document_Imaging/A_12380-Signature-Image-with-Transparent-Background.html), I explained how to cre…
In this video, we show how to perform Bates Numbering/Stamping of PDF documents using Power PDF Advanced, the newest product from the Document Imaging division of Nuance Communications. There are two editions of Power PDF — Standard and Advanced. Th…
In this fourth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFinfo utility, which retrieves the contents of a PDF's Info Dictionary, as well as some other information, including the page count. We show how to isolate the page count in a…

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question