SOLVED: CPW2 port provided by CutePDF Writer in use

When trying to uninstall CutePDF writer, you may get the error message: "The CPW2: port provided by CutePDF is still being used. Disconnect all printers from this port, then uninstall CutePDF Writer."


Solution to CPW2 port provided by CutePDF writer in use error:

  1. Open Control Panel -> Printers
  2. Locate CutePDF and double click it
  3. Cancel & Delete all print jobs from its queue and close the queue box
  4. Delete the CutePDF printer from the printers
  5. Now uninstall CutePDF from Add/Remove programs

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