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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

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
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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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spoolsv.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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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

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x60784f891563fb1b767f70117fc2428f 4/20/2019 5:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 57 KB
2 Status 0xd8e14a61acc1d4a6cd0d38aebac7fa3b 4/6/2019 12:20:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
3 Status 0x258dd5d4283fd9f9a7166be9ae45ce73 3/4/2019 10:08:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 57 KB
4 Status 0x7435b108b935e42ea92ca94f59c8e717 2/26/2019 11:11:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Print spooler 56 KB
5 Status 0x5620dfb6cc9c45bb997eb0163198c0d5 3/29/2018 6:30:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 518 KB
6 Status 0x9aea093b8f9c37cf45538382caba2475 3/20/2018 8:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 310 KB
7 Status 0xda81ec57acd4cdc3d4c51cf3d409af9f 2/25/2018 4:19:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2696 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.050610-1519) Print spooler 56 KB
8 Status 0x30b32e3127d9bbaa1e32394134718070 6/24/2017 8:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 57 KB
9 Status 0x39356a9cdb6753a6d13a4072a9f5a4bb 6/19/2017 5:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
10 Status 0x51315fb2776358f343b67c221f875fae 5/3/2017 11:14:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 517 KB
11 Status 0x66b125945a1f2ea800e4367ff59972de 12/7/2016 6:48:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 84 KB
12 Status 0x866a43013535dc8587c258e43579c764 10/27/2016 3:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 310 KB
13 Status 0x49b6dd6ab3715b7a67965f17194e98a9 10/17/2016 12:08:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 309 KB
14 Status 0x3665f79026a3f91fbca63f2c65a09b19 8/24/2016 7:33:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 123 KB
15 Status 0xcdd2dc6ae65084481e723e746c20539a 8/7/2016 7:07:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
16 Status 0x6f9ff25dd729a9cae870e4beea764547 7/17/2016 10:06:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
17 Status 0x8b7af2e5dacfd5a6204fa276136d82cc 6/10/2016 4:24:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.3311 (xpsp.080211-1047) Print spooler 56 KB
18 Status 0xdcb356e8c3561a4d6cf128ffd3b9bb83 5/23/2016 8:19:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 498 KB
19 Status 0x0dd64932b9a6394b53222b7fd294d12a 4/20/2016 7:15:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-0108) Print spooler 56 KB
20 Status 0xe06d0a59737cf479466a86ab5e2a0b6b 3/27/2016 6:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
21 Status 0x8554097e5136c3bf9f69fe578a1b35f4 3/26/2016 2:23:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 125 KB
22 Status 0xe8ae7ed6e9a4e3c67da29ce9bc17784e 3/10/2016 12:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
23 Status 0x987daf317b917cfc973de8364d62a76c 3/5/2016 2:01:00 AM Unknown 5.00.2195.6659 Print spooler 44 KB
24 Status 0x18fd6616d55ce95f2fe07c97499e2a8e 2/21/2016 3:32:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 498 KB
25 Status 0x460e4ce148bd07218da0b6a3d31885a9 1/3/2016 5:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0xb766003f431cad186bd115f5761592d1 1/25/2012 3:51:00 PM Unknown 6.03 Win32.Rbot.WO 1748 KB


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