How to Fix Printer Requires Your Attention Error

Many printer users are reporting an error ‘printer requires your attention’ when they try to print any documents on their Windows PC. This is a very common issue that occurs mainly because of configuration issues. Want to fix this issue on your Windows computer? Follow the instructions mentioned in this article.

Here’s How to Fix Printer Requires Your Attention Error

•    Run the printer troubleshooter

1.    Click on the Windows and R keys together.

2.    Enter the control in the given box.

3.    Click on the Enter option.

4.    Enter Troubleshoot in the text field.

5.    You will get this text field in the control panel.

6.    It is located at the upper right-hand corner of the screen.

7.    Choose the Troubleshooting option from the given results.

8.    Press on the View all option.

9.    This option is given on the control panel.

10.    It is located on the left-hand side of the screen.

11.    Now, your system will find all the troubleshooters options.

12.    Go to the options until you get the Printer option.

13.    Press on the option to begin the troubleshooter.

14.    Go through both the options such as Run as administrator option.

15.    Click on the Apply repairs automatically option.

16.    Go through the guidelines.

17.    Let the troubleshooting process to finish.

•    Update the Windows to its latest version

1.    Click on the Windows and S keys together.

2.    Enter Update in the given box.

3.    Go to the app.

4.    You will get the Settings tab on the screen.

5.    Press on the Check for updates option.

6.    The system starts finding the latest updates automatically.

7.    After that, it automatically starts installing the latest version.

•    Restart the Print Spooler

1.    Click on the Windows and R keys together.

2.    Open the run app.

3.    Enter “services.msc” in the given box.

4.    Click on the Enter option.

5.    Find the service “Print Spooler” located in the menu list.

6.    Click twice on the properties option.

7.    Press on the Stop option.

8.    This option is located below the system status option.

9.    Click on the Ok button.

10.    Click on the Windows and R keys together.

11.    Enter the below-mentioned path in the pop-up box:  


12.    After going to the folder, remove all the files.

13.    You will get these files in the Printers folder.

14.    Exit the window.

15.    Return to the services and begin the service.

16.    Now, try to print the documents.

17.    After that, check whether the Printer requires your attention error is fixed.

•    Restart the entire computer

1.     Turn off the printer and PC by pressing on their power keys.

2.    Remove the power cable from the module.

3.    Keep pressing on the power keys of both the device for a few seconds.

4.    Wait for a few seconds before connecting all the things again.

5.    Try to print a document.

6.    Check whether you have solved this problem or not.

•    Install Pages Additionally

1.    Go to the site where you wish to print.

2.    You need to right-click on the blank area.

3.    Press on the Save as option.

4.    Once you have saved the HTML file, you need to right-click on it.

5.    Choose the Open with option.

6.    Choose any other internet browser, which is the reason for this problem.

7.    Now, print any document to check the printer requires your attention arrow is fixed or not.

Abigail Smith is an inventive person who has been doing intensive research in particular topics and writing blogs and articles on Lexmark Printer Support and many other related topics. He is a very knowledgeable person with lots of experience.

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