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If the file is in the Windows\System32 directory (XP) and is about 56.5KB ins size it's OK. by R. Also, as spoolsv.exe queues various printing tasks, the user can carry out other operations and does not need to wait for each printing task to finish. Cheers guys James 08-03-2006,12:54 PM #10 KiwiTT_NZ View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Long time RTS Gamer Join Date Feb 2005 Location Auckland Posts 1,038 Re: Print spooler (spoolsv.exe) keeps my review here

rimmer59 Look, my system was very slow and I did not set up anything to print. It is used for spooling prints but there is also a trojan ciadoor backdoor viruse that uses the same name. uses remaining CPU space. td Same problem..it used 97% of my processor, I solved it by getting rid of the print job on microsoft image writer...and now my problems are gone...thanks who ever put that https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/257859

Spoolsv.exe Application Error Windows Xp

but as Dystaxia said there were printjobs waiting on the Microsoft Image Writer, I deleted the print jobs on the Image Writer and now it works fine again Rieky It is because i was trying everything to find wat was casung my pc to slow down .. 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 Found this site and checked and lo and behold I had 3 print jobs in the que.

RE: Spoolsv.exe problem #2 Guest (visitor) 30 Sep 01 20:42 I am also having the same exact problems. How to fix spoolsv.exe related problems? 1. Anywhere else is probably a virus. Spoolsv.exe Application Error Windows 10 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

This has sometimes worked in the past so give it a go... Spoolsv.exe Error Windows Xp Then I entered this website and risked to do what You've said, because I was in need to restore my laptop CPU power. http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q257/8/59.ASP RE: Spoolsv.exe problem #2 Guest (visitor) 7 Nov 01 19:37 This is a complex problem with a simple answer. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/spoolsv-exe-application-error-118434/ Similar Topics Help!!!!!!

RE: Spoolsv.exe problem #2 Guest (visitor) 17 Nov 01 18:56 Search for and delete *.spl. (bad print jobs) If that doesn't fix it the problem is a bad driver. Gdi+ Window Spoolsv.exe - Application Error ShadowShot Attempts to access internet at random times - usualy your DNS server or ISP's DNS server Anthony Stump I found this file to be taking up alot of resources. I remember using NT registry fixes that worked on 2000. the only thing is that, when I close the process (I close all unuseful processes on startup, because I have many), I can't restart it...

Spoolsv.exe Error Windows Xp

The process is responsible for queuing printing tasks. This usually happens when the printer spooler folder is filled up with unwanted files. Spoolsv.exe Application Error Windows Xp Just eat your memory This is a windows system file. Spoolsv.exe Application Error Windows 7 See also: Link snowy the Microsoft Image Writer was causing my problem where this process was taking 25% of my CPU's resources (dual pentium 4 HT 2.4 ghz) Benny i tried

i cannot delet this file at all. this page See also: Link Dystaxia unaware of the true reason why my laptop has been slowed to 10 minutes per operation, "spoolsv.exe" persists through my anti-virus scans and stops normal operation in I believe it is trojan horse or virus needs to be checked with updated antivirus Mohammed. MS Spooler server is ok, anything else is not. Spoolsv.exe Error Windows 7

Close Box Join Tek-Tips Today! xazal21 I had the same problem on Win2KServer, as suggested by rmann, go to C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS and delete the files there. If there is another that is your trojan- DELETE the sucker!! get redirected here I am doing more research to see why this can happen.

After unsharing image writer and canceling thet printing jobs, spoolsv.exe went to 0% resources from 90-100% Chris My PC was so unbelievably slow but when I checked for print jobs, I Spoolsv.exe Application Error Windows Xp Sp3 Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Looking for a technical explanation of the spoolsv error by gbon / October 17, 2005 8:22 PM PDT In reply to: U Drel This SHOULD NOT use your CPU if you are not printing, but a worm can "Hijack" this name and it depends on what it is doing, if it only works

How can it be shutdown forever ?

READ MORE © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Steven Funny thing is I don't have any printers and I can't get rid of this thing. Ken I want to thank everyone for the info. Spoolsv.exe Windows 7 rmann 99% CPU resources were being occupied, we deleted the Office Image Writer print jobs and went back down to 1-2%, problem solved.

The spooler will stop when it reaches a certain diskspace limitation. I had about 8 open files in there to clean out. If you have the problem and are a BitWare user, you could uninstall it to see if it is the basis of your problems. useful reference I printed from Word.

joey spoolsv.exe is sometimes just a alias and a trojan/backdoor ect ect would be under the covers doing its job. Please note that you should not terminate the spoolsv.exe process while you are using the printer, as this action will prevent you from sending any more print jobs to your printer.