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Method2 Manual Steps Step 1 : Re-Permit spooler files & their registry. Darkwing Spoolsv.exe is a system executable for the printer, but having multiple or if the executable(s) are eating 90% to all your resources than you better scan your comp for viruses Thanks for the people who put their experience on this site first. View all posts by Austin Krause → Don't Miss a Single Tip!

The spoolsv.exe is using 99%, 100%, or other high amount of CPU. Click OK. Quick reinstall and everything fine. xazal21 I had the same problem on Win2KServer, as suggested by rmann, go to C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS and delete the files there. you could check here

Print spooler service is not there. do i need windows disk to repair this? By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. You can turn off printer spooling in printer properties.

Reply shehzadkhan August 2, 2015 at 3:32 pm page not found links not working for spooler.reg for xp Reply Techexpert August 3, 2015 at 2:45 pm Sorry for the inconvenience, there A/V software did not detect any trojan attached to the file. 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 However, print spooling is not needed.

One file you may notice errors with is avp.exe. Step 4 : Run a SFC /Scannow  scan on windows 7, Vista. Following the advice of others, I checked my Printers settings, found the MSO Image Writer, right-clicked and cancelled all print jobs. Download Spoolsv.exe Error Fix Lead Editor (Bio) Allen Quinn, EditorHey everyone, Allen here.

Here are the places giving gamers hope, and those that have shut down sales. If your spoolsv.exe file is NOT located in your Winnt or System32 folder, it's probably a nasty file. Please refresh the page and try to download again Note: .reg file is in under .zip file. Security Task Manager Windows Processes Security Task Manager What is spoolsv.exe?

Since this process is a Windows process, errors with it may cause or trigger errors with other system files too. this Carlsen manage the printers on local pc/network nut if i dont't use a printer.. The spooler.exe file is not a Windows core file. I checked Task Manager and found spoolsv.exe using over 90% cpu usage.

Nick Its cloging my system and i dotn even have a printer! Patty In my case there were files waiting in the MS image writer in the print queue. To do this in Task Manager highlight the spoolsv.exe process and click the End Process button. There should only be one account of this file in the system32 folder.

Canceled the job and cpu usage instantly dropped. Click on Advanced. Don't even know how they got there, since I hadn't installed a printer yet. Check the print service!" I have tried almost every single step here and on other websites but it doesn't seem to be working!

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I cannot remember by SLeizman88 / May 29, 2005 12:42 PM PDT In reply to: Does it say: It came up the second If the file is in the Windows\System32 directory (XP) and is about 56.5KB ins size it's OK. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer.

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  2. Michel Turcotte, author of Win-Hand at "MT Impossible" was having the same cpu until problem as others, constant 50%.
  3. Click on "Remove Selected" Restart the computer once.
  4. I had to modify the spooler in the registry I just change the 2 to a 0 and rebooted then went back in a modified it back to 2 to start
  5. now my cpu isnt running at 100 percent now, and my printer now works.
  6. I deleted it and no more spooler hogging my resourses......
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Osvaldo Cancel pending print jobs in print spool and you'll get your cpu usage back. The connections all work and my computer can ping / be pinged, yet my internet doesn't work. We are not responsible for any data loss / business loss, device corruption or any other type of loss due to the use of any software or command mentioned in our That would be all, I hope these solutions helped you to solve the problem with Print Spooler service, if you have any questions, or comments, just reach for the comment section

Austin Krause | August 6, 2012 in How-To You’re probably reading this because you found spoolsv.exe running on your computer, and you’d like to know what it is. If any job waiting, cancel it.So its solved!! Reply João January 19, 2015 at 9:17 pm Nice ! Reply kelob November 22, 2015 at 4:45 pm Uninstall your antivirus software and try the printer.

i dont even have any printers or fax connected to my CPU!! Reply Dennis September 20, 2016 at 11:28 pm Thank You .. I have two printers and one was not showing after a botched print job. File Location The file is located in C:\Window\System32 folder.

We recommend SecurityTaskManager for verifying your computer's security. The file size is 6,144bytes. I used your fix and my PC is back to normal.! However, files do become corrupt at times and some malicious files are disguised to represent known, secure system files.

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