The spooler.exe file is a Verisign signed file. There should be no reason For a " spooler" to need access to the internet. Next, make sure the file is in the C:\%windir%\system32\spoolsv.exe, otherwise it may be a virus. In our documentation generation system, based on TEX, the source documents are processed to a "DVI" file (device-independent) which then passes through a DVI driver to generate the codes for the
Run MalwareBytes to remove persistent malware Process name: Print+Fax Spooler Product: WindowsCompany: Microsoft File: spoolsv.exe Security Rating: The spooler service is responsible for managing spooled print/fax jobs. Johnny This file is the Printer Spooler Service - It should run zero-cpu-time - It can be hang on computer by printing, because this process converts the data in printable sigs Vic Solution for XP users with High CPU Usage in Spoolsv.exe See also: Link ND spoolsv.exe hogging 99% of cpu - the fix. This file opened a backdoor and was not detected as the backdoor.ciadoor.b trojan. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/spoolsv.exe.html
Waited for 2/3 mins and STARTed it. Deleted document in queue and all is calm. id like to thank RMANN for his comment.
just restart spool service Nelis A file named spoolsv.exe can be used by a hacker to access your personal information on a pc and create a cmdshell with elevated privileges, allowing I don't know. Shelly Takes control of every laser printer in my school.Connects to the internet.... screw it.
Variant of the RapidBlaster parasite (in a "spool" folder in Program Files). Since this process is a Windows process, errors with it may cause or trigger errors with other system files too. To do this, press Ctrl + Alt + Del to open the Windows Task Manager and then open the Processes tab. anchor Amit It's a print spooler.
The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\Run, DEFAULT\Run, Winlogon\Shell). I've been a bit cautious for the past few weeks because I had a few trojans on my CPU... As far as I know, a spooler puts into memory printing jobs so that the printer can print without locking up the computer that is printing. I feel stuck!
An example would be "svchost.exe" - which doesn't appear in either under normal conditions but does via CTRL+ALT+DEL. Problem is caused by trying to write to a output device that is not or not properly installed. I've been involved in tech support roles for more than 15 years and understand the pains and frustrations associated with broken computers. Go joe.
After that no need to worry (until next start-up). samson I just wanted to thank everyone for the coments. don't worry it's very easy to resolve salah amleh what i know is that it says windows system 660 kb usage 00% cpu use Alex Raptor Double clik on windows Image So disabled the spoolsrv service, restarted and manually removed the registry entries as per Microsoft instructions (see Link).
T The "W32.Spybot.Worm" virus takes a similiar name "Spoolscv.exe" in system32 folder. This file has been identified as a program that is undesirable to have running on your computer. It seems that it was infectd with some virus or spyware but my anitiviurs & spyware didn't tell me that it was infected. However, I checked my printers and someone in my home had 5 items in cue.
Behold, document no longer in queue, computer back up to speed Kim My system was running very slowly, I could not get on Google or any other site. There is no description of the program. The program is not visible.
If its not taking up so much cpu usage, then leave it alone. bandolex. However, even if it is the legit Windows file, there is NO harm in ending the process, provided you don't plan on printing anything. This "Spool" utility performs this last step.
Now go to C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS and delete the files there. Backdoor programs are generally used by hackers to steal your personal information, such as e-mail passwords, credit card numbers and banking details. Slow Processing , Impossible to play games or even acces the internet while it's running . Burns The file is from microsoft Windows, anyway I used Xsoftspy (detector for spyware) and it gave me the following: Vendor: Proxy-Agent.g / Type: File / Category: Trojan / Object: C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
In fact, I deleted ms image writer as a printer! I tried to delete them. Yes, you can safely end this process. Tom spoolsv.exe is a valid Windows file, however, there are virus out there that will spoof themselfs as the service.
Thanks once more!!!! you have to turn the windows spooler back on - evrytimee after you use the adobe reader. My computer came back to life..... I printed from Word.
Regardless of the operating system version you are using, it is always considered good practice to install the latest security updates.