1 Save following text to ResetPrinterJob.cmd or ResetPrinterJob.bat
net stop spooler
del /q /s c:\windows\system32\spool\printers*.*
net start spooler
NET SESSION >nul 2>&1
IF %ERRORLEVEL% EQU 0 (
ECHO Administrator PRIVILEGES Detected!
) ELSE (
ECHO This script has to be run with Administrator PRIVILEGES!
ECHO The script will now terminate.
net stop spooler
del /q /s c:\windows\system32\spool\printers.
net start spoolerA
if %ERRORLEVEL% == 0 goto :successful
echo "Errors encountered during execution. Exited with status: %errorlevel%"
echo The printer is ready for use again!
echo "Script completed with error"
2 Run ResetPrinterJob.cmd or ResetPrinterJob.bat in Admin mode.
3 Now the printer is ready to be used again.
1 Open “Task Manager” by using Ctrl + Alt + Deletekey combination or right click on task bar then click on “Task Manager”
2 Click on “Services” tab
3 Find “Spooler”
4 Right click on it then click on “Stop”
5 Open file explorer navigate to “C:\Windows\system32\spool\PRINTERS”
6 Delete all files within the folder (Do not delete the “C:\Windows\system32\spool\PRINTERS” folder)
7 Bring back the Task Manager, start the Spooler service
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Launch the Command Prompt (In Admin mode)
We should launch the Command Prompt in Administrator mode.
Use Win + X key combination -> “Windows PowerShell (Admin)”
Open start menu -> Type “cmd” -> Right click on “Command Prompt” -> Run as administrator
If you are not sure which kind of Windows 10 you are using, jump to Section 2
1 For Domain Joined / Intune Managed Windows 10
If configuring with domain joined/Intune managed Windows 10, sometimes we want to give the user option to use the Windows Hello or not. Then follow this guide first “Windows 10 Sign-in options and Windows Hello Set up button greyed out After Joined AAD (Azure Active Directory)” After we have done with the above guide (The above guide modify the Windows Hello for Business organisation wide for future enrol Windows 10), next time we have new Windows 10 enrolled to the AAD, the system will request us to setup PIN/Windows Hello or Windows Hello for Business on enrolment but sometimes we don’t want to setup Windows Hello / Windows Hello for Business for some devices. We can follow Section 2 to enable and disable Windows Hello for Business individually.
2 For domain joined/ Intune Managed, non-domain joined/non-Intune managed and all other average users of Windows 10
2.1 Enable and Disable Windows Hello for Business via Group Policy
2.1.1 Use Win + R to lunch “RUN” window
2.1.2 Type gpedit.msc then hit Enter key to open Local Group Policy Editor
2.1.3 Navigate to “Computer Configuration” -> “Administrative Templates” -> “Windows Components” -> “Windows Hello for Business”
2.1.4 Double click on “Use Windows Hello for Business”
2.1.5 From the pop-up window, we can Enable or Disable Windows Hello for Business, also Enable or Disable “Do not start Windows Hello provisioning after sign-in”
To Enable Windows 10 to ask users to setup Windows Hello for Business right after login, we can leave the “Do not start Windows Hello provisioning after sign-in” option unchecked. (Useful for pre-configuration, then deliver to the end user, a form of forcing the end user to setup the Windows Hello for Business, If you have Multi-factor authentication (MFA) configured, it might ask them to configure MFA first before configuring Windows Hello for Business.)
To disable Windows 10 to ask users to setup Windows Hello for Business right after login, we need check the “Do not start Windows Hello provisioning after sign-in” option.
2.2 Enable and Disable Windows Hello for Business via Registry
2.2.1 Follow Step 2.1.1 to 2.1.2, Instead typing “gpedit.msc” we replace it with “regedit”
2.2.2 Navigate to “Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\PassportForWork”
220.127.116.11 (If “PassportForWork” Key does not exist, create it manually) Right click on “Microsoft” -> Select “New” -> “Key” -> Name it “PassportForWork”
2.2.3 We need to create two Values “Enabled” and “DisablePostLogonProvisioning” Right click on right panel, Select “New” -> “DWORD (32-bit) Value”
Method 3: Import proxy settings by using Registry file
1 Save desired proxy settings to a text file then change file extension from “.txt” to “.reg”
e.g. Save following text to “proxy.reg”
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
2 Double click on “proxy.reg”
3 Click on “Yes” if you see this Window
4 Click on “Yes” to continue
5 Now the proxy settings is imported, click on “OK”.