If the user cannot remove the Printer in Window 10, then you should remove the printer from Registry. To fix this issue, you can also uninstall the printer software. For more details about Window 10, you should navigate to www.office.com/setup.
Method To Fix If Can’t Remove Printer in Window 10:
1. Remove Printer:
1. Change Print Server Properties:
You should press Windows Key + S altogether and then input control panel. After this, you should select Control Panel from the results. Now, you should select Devices and Printers. If Devices and Printers window opens up, then you should select any printer and then tap on the Print server properties. Then, the Print Server Properties will open up on your device. At this point, you should visit to the Drivers tab and then choose the printer which you wish to remove and then hit on the Remove button. Next, you should select Remove driver and the driver package option. When you remove the printer, then tap on Apply and OK button to save the changes.
2. Remove Printer Software:
First, you should tap on the Start button and then tap on Settings app. Now, you should select Apps. At last, you should locate the printer software and then remove it from your Computer system.
3. Stop Print Spooler service:
You need to click on Windows Key + R together and then enter services.msc. After this, you should press Enter or OK button. Now, you should locate the Printer Spooler service, and right-click on it. Then, you have to select Stop from the menu. At this point, you should go to the folder:
Here, you should delete everything from the Printers folder. Next, you should go back to Services window. After this, locate Print Spooler service and right-click on it. At last, you should select Start option. For details about Printer, visit to the site of Microsoft via office.com/setup.
2. Edit Registry:
You should hit on Windows Key + R and then enter regedit. After this, press Enter or OK button. If the Registry Editor opens up on your screen, then go to the following key:
Here, you should expand the Printers key and then locate your printer. After this, you should right-click on it and then select Delete key from the menu. Remember, do not to delete other key from the registry. At last, you should restart your PC.
3. Remove your Printer using Print Management:
You have to press Windows Key + S together and then input print management. Then, you have to choose Print Management from the menu. When the Print Management window opens up on your screen, then you should visit to Custom Filters and then choose All Printers. At last, you should locate the printer which you wish to remove, and then right-click on it. At last, you should select Delete option from the menu.