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    Mar 15, 2007
    Question os x keeps trying to launch a file i dont have.How can i stop it? Have Console log
    The other day i needed to check the console because i was having a problem using ssh(i fixed that problem). When i checked the console i saw the below lines in the console repeated over and over again for more than 4000 lines. Any idea how i can make it stop?

    Thanks for reading,

    1/21/09 2:29:51 PM[73] ([9207]) posix_spawnp("/Library/Printers/EPSON/InkjetPrinter/EPW/", ...): No such file or directory
    1/21/09 2:29:51 PM[73] ([9207]) Exited with exit code: 1
    1/21/09 2:29:51 PM[73] ( Throttling respawn: Will start in 10 seconds

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    Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
    Have you got an Epson printer, or had one - it might just be an old print job that is always trying to print

    Try going to System Preferences, printers and delete the printer

    if it persists that app is at
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    Mar 15, 2007
    I had tried deleting the printer which I used to own before i posted this message. Unfortunately it didn't help. I tried looking in the location and the EPW directory does not exist. I thought it might be hidden so i tried deleting it using the terminal and the terminal doesn't think it exists either. I think thats the problem. Something is trying to open that directory but it doesn't exist. Any idea how i can stop it from trying to open it?

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    Mar 15, 2007
    Can anyone recommend a good place to ask this question?

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