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Cannot Delete Windows Print Queue in Devices and Printers – Windows Problem

Summary

This Problem Article applies to Windows, and explains how to delete the Windows print queue in Devices and Printers, and details how to fix the problem.

Symptoms

Selecting a Windows print queue in Devices and Printers and deleting it fails to remove the Windows print queue.

Explanation

Windows will not allow a print queue to be deleted if there are pending print jobs.

Solution

Delete pending print jobs before trying to delete a windows print queue, or trying to delete a printer port connected to a print queue with pending print jobs.

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Updated on August 18, 2017

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