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What is spoolsv.exe? Print spooler

Vendor:      Microsoft
Product:     Windows
Vendor Website:      http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q314876
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: spoolsv.exe is the Print spooler for Windows 2000/XP. Leave this service running unless you never do any printing. If spoolsv.exe is not running, the Add Printer function will not work properly and no printers will be available.

spoolsv.exe is required by third-party software or hardware and should not disabled.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 23.20%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 5 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
spoolsv.exe

MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x258dd5d4283fd9f9a7166be9ae45ce73 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 1 1 3 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x60784f891563fb1b767f70117fc2428f More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 58 179 310 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x866a43013535dc8587c258e43579c764 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 4 21 64 Not Applicable
4 Status 0xda612ef2556776df2630b68bf2d48935 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 11 33 57 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xe185391867b572a663eb2c3388ed4663 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 2 10 42 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x58c17d92ad61ec7a98b05f4fad0d205a More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 118 353 980 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xa0a1dac8b002e75af4e09a369e877cb2 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 6 21 29 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x1f1b68fdd2003ead834b39f0edeab75d More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 4 9 9 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x85daa09a98c9286d4ea2ba8d0e644377 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 523 1857 4291 Not Applicable
10 Status 0xfe0cb40f36d3fcdd3a1b312ef72c38d5 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 8 23 51 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x567977dc43cc13c4c35ed7084c0b84d5 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 5 21 33 Not Applicable
12 Status 0xf66ff751e7efc816d266977939ef5dc3 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 17 48 126 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x2e3976c857d7230ec8d2b2276e688255 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 51 157 353 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x18fd6616d55ce95f2fe07c97499e2a8e More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 9 40 124 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x8554097e5136c3bf9f69fe578a1b35f4 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 33 69 175 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xdc520253ec32b515e7792db05db43eb2 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 396 1403 3621 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xf8e1fa03cb70d54a9892ac88b91d1e7b More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 2 8 22 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x3f215bf2d4d8d6756298b25b579772c2 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 9 19 60 Not Applicable
19 Status 0xd246a6f32cd74a0ae1f00ef7c73a1dbc More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 16 48 51 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x49b6dd6ab3715b7a67965f17194e98a9 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 2 11 17 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x9aea093b8f9c37cf45538382caba2475 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 42 159 378 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xb96c17b5dc1424d56eea3a99e97428cd More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 49 167 454 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x89e8550c5862999fcf482ea562b0e98e More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 1 4 14 Not Applicable
24 Status 0xfcb156a6745631a67dea61827061d483 More File Information 2/7/2016 Unsigned 117 382 918 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x92e6738d25c2123be9515c0eac0776cd More File Information 2/4/2016 Unsigned 0 1 2 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x42fea9e0ba9761d9e65a4f167d91515b More File Information 2/3/2016 Unsigned 0 10 33 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x48ce81b99142fd69313ca919e4006d02 More File Information 2/2/2016 Unsigned 0 1 4 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xd8e14a61acc1d4a6cd0d38aebac7fa3b More File Information 2/1/2016 Unsigned 0 1 6 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x04c3ca76d6d3258c08029680e45d8170 More File Information 2/1/2016 Unsigned 0 1 5 Not Applicable
30 Status 0x524bfbea40e6e404737ccbc754647a2e More File Information 2/1/2016 Unsigned 0 1 1 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xb98780fa7839bb6b14823c56a7bda35c More File Information 1/30/2016 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
32 Status 0xb9d7a4858cf32a6a15d2763f1de47e0e More File Information 1/30/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
33 Status 0xcae10a25f936c053e41cbe0fa06ff15d More File Information 1/28/2016 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
34 Status 0xda81ec57acd4cdc3d4c51cf3d409af9f More File Information 1/26/2016 Unsigned 0 0 5 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x67fe1c100899f2770fbed0be9a20f660 More File Information 1/18/2016 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
36 Status 0x206fd327b4aad3aeaa8e0d7d03f2044a More File Information 1/16/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xbf983c33cf9fc902b779242b23e915c5 More File Information 1/15/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x7435b108b935e42ea92ca94f59c8e717 More File Information 1/12/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x0e188e193a90e49f2c13fd6cb1ec15e5 More File Information 1/10/2016 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x2a221150c9424a57dad6a4ec8845eb87 More File Information 1/2/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0xb9ea3be9957037fc5ea972621fb7ee36 More File Information 12/28/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x3665f79026a3f91fbca63f2c65a09b19 More File Information 12/22/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
43 Status 0xee21d28aed8498585f9fab0f48c38dd7 More File Information 12/15/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
44 Status 0x30b32e3127d9bbaa1e32394134718070 More File Information 12/9/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x846cdf9a3cf4da9b306adfb7d55ee4c2 More File Information 12/8/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0xe13f5091775bc35a844faff0de246016 More File Information 12/8/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xe17323b0aa9fb3ff9945731d736eda2f More File Information 11/28/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x8cfdeb730f5b5b59a9f6cea0574936a9 More File Information 11/18/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x8b7af2e5dacfd5a6204fa276136d82cc More File Information 11/16/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x504d2fb001400d8e1100b3b8d6a82da2 More File Information 11/13/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xe4d94cf217c286cbc19908e1bab87056 More File Information 11/8/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x24bc6cc434b809967e993bb598e48aca More File Information 11/2/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan-PWS.Win32.VB.cu (v)
53 Status 0xc9953b4f748b2c79038ab2e4fd5de205 More File Information 10/20/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x787dd5f2e960b34b0cb65348c8d776cb More File Information 10/14/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x31beb890d2d31f6d29a8e486043014ad More File Information 9/23/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0x07940f76e9008993193c304660eed935 More File Information 9/18/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xae76eedf35c985132c0cd2a4fcc6097b More File Information 9/8/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x9afb45df1c7f711156baa8d2a4a7aa55 More File Information 8/28/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0x0bf6bd0f2e5a9186acf2c6f45054195a More File Information 8/22/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xfa785b2db98ea4b68b96e7926556b154 More File Information 8/13/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0xd1bb750eb51694de183e08b9c33be5b2 More File Information 8/7/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0xe3f8a15560c3315fe5bc5d2ec4855161 More File Information 7/22/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x8e0dbb8c82badf8512fe599da88f5da0 More File Information 7/20/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xd8632280716d75d33f282c8954b30f4e More File Information 7/8/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xad3d9d191aea7b5445fe1d82ffbb4788 More File Information 6/23/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x7e0bbaaeb2d21386df7fe2b1d381577f More File Information 5/31/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x33014c1141e4bdc4a69bbf7a972df068 More File Information 5/18/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x4683b102b7d6d03194a5b54b36da39bc More File Information 4/26/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x53e01b75210cc404710b39224577f34b More File Information 4/10/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xcdd2dc6ae65084481e723e746c20539a More File Information 3/9/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xe6519a9e756d74dc51c697ba62162f51 More File Information 3/2/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0xd5191f27ad8eb2825cd5b92dcbe5993c More File Information 1/22/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0xfb03be3b6bff1047594074e9c5fb1e8c More File Information 1/7/2015 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xb1509c9e1f598e3bd6dd685bdb90323e More File Information 12/10/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0x781974e745dad2c2019a588e9c0a67ab More File Information 11/29/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x3e0572477f2b039c073397002c84d9fa More File Information 11/6/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x246b270b6ebd9588b36d16e2d0194216 More File Information 10/29/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x0dd64932b9a6394b53222b7fd294d12a More File Information 10/22/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0xaf1d9ae15c11163f576df6ed6194b53c More File Information 1/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0x3a45b43601d13c5507213a6adc074c61 More File Information 12/25/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0xe2b50f799d83284b8a320ba0368b6cd1 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xbf197280c152de799b283575773d5fd7 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x037b1c61e298180a43a6401a6d12bd76 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x12c83227745a0e6b5ed30b475a562945 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x9f032807d8e75c7b5dcac157c501dbd7 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x243980d2537e2ea49f2254bf6ebddb5b More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x1eb9f699ccc65d851b0a354d87bea0fc More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0x6f48691d8ac2689b80e228a3dc1a741c More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x1407ba85027812d397d1fc3f1434bf62 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x7f3f703e567ab57ea4d27bddf7577725 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra
91 Status 0xa9c91388a12fa2c526f4c51ca8a22f6f More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0xec5df89d24b58a9db7a87807007dd55a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0x7434caf4634bd75798cb64603cf2ca13 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0xf2d84b7ee3511544400b153bf65d2164 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x53ae056ef4e74613674538125cce9c32 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0x3235ed29365da9d98db5ebae099b9fad More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0x9fe6d16dc1014d2c5a8994a37bea6dea More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x74b492ce6828c0b462388a1f80395ef2 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0xbc70dc7c407eb39cd909e4aec52d5361 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x3dd4cf42daeda7fb1a0d85d59aa10e35 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xd8e14a61acc1d4a6cd0d38aebac7fa3b 2/8/2016 3:00:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
2 Status 0x60784f891563fb1b767f70117fc2428f 2/7/2016 11:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 57 KB
3 Status 0x258dd5d4283fd9f9a7166be9ae45ce73 2/4/2016 7:18:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 57 KB
4 Status 0xcdd2dc6ae65084481e723e746c20539a 1/31/2016 9:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
5 Status 0xda81ec57acd4cdc3d4c51cf3d409af9f 1/26/2016 5:45:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2696 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.050610-1519) Print spooler 56 KB
6 Status 0x7435b108b935e42ea92ca94f59c8e717 1/24/2016 9:27:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Print spooler 56 KB
7 Status 0x9aea093b8f9c37cf45538382caba2475 1/3/2016 11:38:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 310 KB
8 Status 0x460e4ce148bd07218da0b6a3d31885a9 1/3/2016 5:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
9 Status 0xfacfb75ecc070103619fa044e0b210d3 12/25/2015 5:08:00 AM Unknown 5.00.2195.7059 Print spooler 46 KB
10 Status 0x18fd6616d55ce95f2fe07c97499e2a8e 12/16/2015 8:09:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 498 KB
11 Status 0x2bf7b80924aa48505ecc08d8f5e07866 12/15/2015 7:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
12 Status 0x866a43013535dc8587c258e43579c764 11/18/2015 8:27:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 310 KB
13 Status 0x30b32e3127d9bbaa1e32394134718070 11/4/2015 8:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 57 KB
14 Status 0x8554097e5136c3bf9f69fe578a1b35f4 9/13/2015 7:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 125 KB
15 Status 0x3665f79026a3f91fbca63f2c65a09b19 8/29/2015 6:03:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 123 KB
16 Status 0x0dd64932b9a6394b53222b7fd294d12a 8/29/2015 4:58:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-0108) Print spooler 56 KB
17 Status 0xaf1d9ae15c11163f576df6ed6194b53c 8/14/2015 12:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
18 Status 0x1cf5af263287cf6febf31539833eaf4a 7/9/2015 3:07:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Print spooler 56 KB
19 Status 0xad3d9d191aea7b5445fe1d82ffbb4788 6/12/2015 3:05:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2696 (xpsp.050610-1527) Print spooler 56 KB
20 Status 0x9b4155ba58192d4073082b8fc5d42612 5/28/2015 11:16:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) Print spooler 50 KB
21 Status 0x33014c1141e4bdc4a69bbf7a972df068 5/5/2015 4:55:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 515 KB
22 Status 0xcae10a25f936c053e41cbe0fa06ff15d 4/30/2015 12:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 310 KB
23 Status 0xdb454135de1a09fe7feda7b554b5cca2 4/25/2015 1:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
24 Status 0x6d461954fe3bb34d3386b31d0f4dc803 4/4/2015 5:32:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3300 (xpsp.080125-0707) Print spooler 56 KB
25 Status 0xd078046c45862af349778c67a224b66b 2/26/2015 12:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xb766003f431cad186bd115f5761592d1 1/25/2012 3:51:00 PM Unknown 6.03 Win32.Rbot.WO 1748 KB



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