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C: Windows System32 Spoolsv.exe
Jeff This file is commonly for windows print jobs, but it CAN be a trojan infected file that opens back door so kill it in task manager and if u need Evol, Jan 11, 2013 #36 DSTM (Dougie) Super-Moderator Super Moderators Joined: May 3, 2009 Messages: 7,289 Location: SYDNEY AUSTRALIA Operating System: Windows 7 Have a read of this which may help. Is spoolsv.exe spyware or a virus? should i turn it off ? have a peek here
Further additions like networking and security soon followed. Because this file is part of Microsoft Windows users should never delete or remove this file if they think it is infected, let the antivirus program handle it. The program is not visible. Click on Administrative Tools.
Therefore, you should check the spoolsv.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. Just a thought, but don't know if it is possible. Your cache administrator is webmaster.
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- uses remaining CPU space.
- This application has requested a runtime Why do Spoolsv.exe errors occur?
- I had to leave so I left it alone for a couple of hours and it was still frozen and unresponsive when I got back.
- I also looked at the details for every time the error has occured.
- Annoyed It's a spooler.
- It is indeed a threat.Still.
- Paul Not a virus.
However, once again it's best you use an up-to-date antivirus program to detect viruses and clean or quarantine this file if infected. Microsoft was founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen and quickly rose to prominence following the launch of their popular operating system, MS-DOS, for early personally computers. Reply sanjeet Mar 06, 2016 @ 11:48:10 thanks for help Reply sam Jun 19, 2016 @ 12:28:46 That was it! Rich spoolsv was using 100% of CPU.
Sure enough there was something sitting there from yesterday. It is important for you to know that application errors can also occur due to virus or spyware infections. The Spoolsv.exe File can be a virus, Trojan(Trojan:Win32/Alureon.EC) or worm. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites icemansk New Member Topic Starter Members 33 posts ID: 6 Posted September 14, 2015 Still getting Pop up. Even
I can get the machine working again by going to the winnt/sys32/spools/printer folder and deleting the files there. During the day it grows upto 500 Mb Ram before i delete it and reboot. Once I had cleared the viruses out of my system(MSN introduced) my system ran normally. One file you may notice errors with is avp.exe.
Look over the log especially under Files/Folders for any program you want to save. It works fine now KS it can be a virus. Additionally, make sure you have an antivirus protection program on the computer and that it is up-to-date. For me it took 99-100% of my resources all of a sudden.
I was unable to delete them, however, so followed advice and link from ND, above. http://attavik.net/c-windows/c-windows-system32-cmd-exe.html http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/...1&v2h=win7tab3&v3h=winvistatab1&v4h=winxptab1 Under step2, click on the Printing Troubleshooter hyperlink to download the troubleshooter wizard. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? and spooler.exe dominates my cpu usage.
Spoolsv.exe ends suddenly. Xoy If you end up with 99% CPU usage delete the contents of C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS See also: Link Joel it is very easy to fix i found the solution from the following Since this file is a system file and installed with Microsoft Windows, it is not known to be dangerous. http://attavik.net/c-windows/c-windows-system32-osk-exe.html cancelled them, cpu util for spoolsv.exe went to zero.
Waited for 2/3 mins and STARTed it. Windows will not let you delete it so you will have to over write it from your Reinstallation CD or copy from another computer service pack 2 will not work on Check this before worrying about Virus/Spyware.
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joe I agree with strebor. Xavier Go to Control Panel Printer and Faxes Delete every printer other than ur default one an ur OK! worked for me Reply Makarand Umrane Feb 01, 2014 @ 13:11:57 Thanks for help, really it's very very helpful activity. Yes it is a print job spooler, yes its easy to make a trojan with the same name.
And then use DLL Suite to fine tune the system, because it has a special tool of Fix Exe Virus, which can be applied for removing any kind of exe virus Spoolsv.exe is the spooling application that intercepts and takes over print tasks sent by other applications such as Microsoft Word. The nice guys at Microsoft have a Printing Troubleshooter which should help to fix this issue. this contact form the spoolsv.exe can hog up the cpu to 100% when invalid printer tasks are waiting somewhere on your pc or network, doesnt have to be in the printer's tasklist itself, but
Choose a location for the backup.Note: the default location is C:\Windows\ERDNT which is acceptable. [*]Make sure that at least the first two check boxes are selected. [*]Click on OK [*]Then click I have seen the "Mirosoft Image Writer" issue stated above (where the print jobs are waiting in the Microsoft Image Write queue). System runnin' like ConRail...no wait, that's not a good example... The ways to fix Spoolsv.exe errors Simply went to the Control Panel, and clicked on the Printer and Faxes icon, and found that there were 10 large documents waiting to be
Share this post Link to post Share on other sites icemansk New Member Topic Starter Members 33 posts ID: 14 Posted September 16, 2015 Ok, stevelaptop was left on Open the Services control panel by typing services.msc in the Start menu search box and then clicking on the Services icon. Lorin Its easy to fix the problem of using the CPU for 100%; just delete the print jobs you have in the printer list and you will see that the CPU Manu It's just a windows file.
Unable to delete printer itself and rebooting made no difference. The tool will open and start scanning your system. The file was in the right folders, and worded correctly, but I blocked access. Does this mean that 'spoolsv.exe' is whats causing the problem?
This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data. When it's done you'll see: Pending: Please uncheck elements you don't want removed. Along with it came several adware bundlers and a king-kong sized headache. If you don't printing anything, I suggest ending the process.
laytonjp Increases CPU usage by 90 +%. The memory could not be read Unhandled Win32 exception occurred in spoolsv.exe (under Vista). Grandmaster Quy it is system friendly file if no one mess with it and required to print the document in background, no need to worry. linkOpen up Malwarebytes > Settings > Detection and Protection > Enable Scan for rootkit and Under Non Malware Protection set both PUP and PUM to Treat detections as malware.Click on the
Some spoolsv's check the internet for updates - Hewlett Packards especially. But I guess I probably should contact them just to see if they can offer any assistance.