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C: Windows System32 Spoolsv.exe

Status: Answered & Closed. When conflicts arise on the profile or with the file, the application may be unable to transmit data between the necessary files. AvolA This is defenitly not a virus when you start windows, but there are viruses that attach, keep a close eye on it, and keep it clean, other than that, you Syamal Could be one of 4 Trojans/viruses/worms - Backdoor.Ciadoor.B or VBS.Masscal.Worm or Hacktool.Privshell or Graybird.A. Source

I then created a custom view in the 'event viewer' like the article said. These OS fit onto 5 CD's However if you wish to upgrade you would have to purchase I would think. Make sure you have the latest printer drivers for your printer. Pretty harmless but a sure shot frustration generator....

Regardless of the operating system version you are using, it is always considered good practice to install the latest security updates. Canceled the job and cpu usage instantly dropped. It works fine now KS it can be a virus.

Spoolv.exe no longer takes 100% cpu time. Spoolsv.exe application error The instruction at 0x683d599a referenced memory at 0x000008a0. A lot of the files in the drivers folder are from 2009, which is probably from when I first installed win7. Copy the following command and paste it at the "Run command window".

If the file is in the Windows\System32 directory (XP) and is about 56.5KB ins size it's OK. I then checked one of my other printers that I had installed but not currently using. However, I checked my printers and someone in my home had 5 items in cue. Delete the document in the print queue of Microsoft Office Document Image Writer, and the problem will be solved.

If your spoolsv.exe file is NOT located in your Winnt or System32 folder, it's probably a nasty file. Right click over JRT.exe and select Run as administrator on Windows Vista or Windows 7, double-click on XP. If the OS was downloaded, there may well be a cache that the checker will use. Just go to services and stop/start the print spool service.

  1. Your memory usage should return to normal.
  2. Evol, Jan 10, 2013 #21 starbuck Administrator - Malware Removal Specialist Administrator Joined: Sep 26, 2009 Messages: 2,775 Location: Midlands, UK Operating System: Windows 7 Memory: 8gb DDR3 Hard Drive: 500gb
  3. Is there no way to delete the Print Spooler and download a new one?
  4. The file size is 1,790,464bytes.
  5. People who don't use printers very often can turn it off by typing services.msc in the Run box and looking for print spooler, then press stop service.
  6. Chris if you are on a windows 2000 server and its going to slow open your printer folder you can go to services and stop and restart the printer spooler seb
  7. It and several other programs periodically access the internet to check for updates.

The file is located in C:\Windows\System32. 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 Joe In my case this also was using 95% of CPU, just because there was a waiting job for a phantom Image Writer! But then I read a few of these threaded articles and then went to my printer status window and found that indeed 1 had 4 print job in queue for the

Thank you Sung. this contact form First one I've seen posted with this. Waited for 2/3 mins and STARTed it. delete all files in folder C:\WINDOWS\System32\Spool\Printers such as '000x0.SHD or 000x0.SPL'. 4.

Could be one of 4 Trojans/viruses/worms - Backdoor.Ciadoor.B or VBS.Masscal.Worm or Hacktool.Privshell or Graybird.A. so dam slow! Running an AVG virus scan right now to see if any damage was done zeb A user on my network is having this issue with one of her printers. have a peek here Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Prev 1 2 3 Next Page 1 of 3 This topic is now closed to further replies.

MS Spooler server is ok, anything else is not. Ahmet It continues to build, 2 days ago had 3 *.spl files at about 3GB each, had 1 today at 8gb. Again THANKS EdC it's only a sytem file !

Core Master It was not a virus in my case, print jobs waiting.

If this article was useful for you, please consider supporting us by making a donation. Spoolsv.exe can be used by a hacker to access your personal information on a pc and create a cmdshell with elevated privileges, allowing a user that does not have Administrative rights Greg I had a document running in microsoft image writer and was taking up loads of cpu. Therefore, if you see any unknown processes running on your system, you should take appropriate actions to remove them.

To solve this problem go to CONTROL PANEL/PRINTERS AND FAXES and check all printers for waiting jobs. Problem with spoolsv.exe - print job does not complete. Not good. Check This Out Tryed to reinstall Panda again, and I got the same result.

This is normal and indicates the tool ran successfully. If new equipment or programs have been loaded, they may require updated drivers. Thanks! Ray P I deleted the print jobs from the factory and now everything is running great.

End task this process if no printing job is in que. Carlsen manage the printers on local pc/network nut if i dont't use a printer.. It is programmed to restart 3 times. 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