Ok, because I know most of you are using Windows and have probably have had a print get stuck in your print queue I wanted to share this quick fix that I found online. (Actually, I also wanted to save it to the blog so I could find it later when I have the same problem again.)
If you have a print job get stuck (you can’t delete it) just click the Start button, then click “Run” and type in CMD. Once the window starts up with the DOS prompt, type in “net stop spooler”. Then wait until the prompt comes up again and type in “net start spooler” and everything should be OK.
It never suprises me that my Windows machine has this problem. The only programs that every cause problems for me are Microsoft programs, even on my Mac. Although Microsoft has made some really great advances in computers in the past, I can’t help but notice that their work seems to be very poor lately. In fact my business partner Wes is a huge Xbox fan, but he’s on his third Xbox in less than a year because his first two have died unexpectedly. Who makes the Xbox? … Microsoft.
Next time you go to buy a computer save yourself some trouble and buy a Mac. You will have a little bit of an adjustment the first week but after that you will wonder why you ever wasted any money on a Windows machine. And to answer your questions now…
Are all of my Windows programs available on a Mac? YES
Can a Mac read all of my Windows files? YES
Powerpoint isn’t available on a Mac… Yea but Keynote is better anyway. As are the other Apple programs like Pages (instead of Microsoft Word).
Apple computers are more expensive, why? Because they are better. My PCs use to last me about a year or two, all of my Apple machines have lasted 4 years or more, in fact I am still using a Mac that is 6 years and can still run circles around my 6 month old PC.