Why does my printer automatically print
Have you ever encountered a situation where in your canon printer starts printing without any job request? Or why my HP printer automatically print? Yes, automatic printing can be the case at times. If this is the case with you, don’t panic. A few steps should fix your problem.
The problem arises usually when you print a long file (Excel file with multiple number of pages). The printer may print it fine then but behave abnormally like automatic printing as the pending job request is still processing and making it to print pages automatically. If this is the situation with you, simply delete printer job history from your HP or Canon Printer. Doing so stops all the previously sent requests and your printer starts behaving normally.
For deleting pending Print jobs perform following steps:
- Browse to Control Panel and select to open Printer.
- This should showcase Print Queue that contain list of pending jobs.
- These pending jobs are the reason why your printer prints automatically, Press Cancel all documents.
- Wait and check Printer response before restarting your Printer.
You should also try to restart the print spooler service. For doing so
- Access Control Panel, go to System and Maintenance, tap on Administrative Tools.
- Open services.
- A list of Services appears, Restart ‘Print Spooler’ by right clicking on it.
- All previous jobs should disappear and your printer should start printing normally from the Print Queue as it should.
This is how you can fix this error, but if you still find yourself stuck with the error it’s time to contact your printer manufacturer to help you with the service.