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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 0x246b270b6ebd9588b36d16e2d0194216 More File Information 10/21/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
2 Status 0x42fea9e0ba9761d9e65a4f167d91515b More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 124 956 2304 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x89e8550c5862999fcf482ea562b0e98e More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 1 3 16 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x3665f79026a3f91fbca63f2c65a09b19 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 3 12 15 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xf66ff751e7efc816d266977939ef5dc3 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 8 26 76 Not Applicable
6 Status 0xb96c17b5dc1424d56eea3a99e97428cd More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 9 57 185 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x85daa09a98c9286d4ea2ba8d0e644377 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 85 668 3336 Not Applicable
8 Status 0x60784f891563fb1b767f70117fc2428f More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 4 33 195 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x9aea093b8f9c37cf45538382caba2475 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 37 755 966 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x866a43013535dc8587c258e43579c764 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 3 7 25 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x8554097e5136c3bf9f69fe578a1b35f4 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 18 89 286 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x3f215bf2d4d8d6756298b25b579772c2 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 7 27 141 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x0e188e193a90e49f2c13fd6cb1ec15e5 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 1 1 8 Not Applicable
14 Status 0xfe0cb40f36d3fcdd3a1b312ef72c38d5 More File Information 10/20/2014 Unsigned 3 33 540 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x567977dc43cc13c4c35ed7084c0b84d5 More File Information 10/19/2014 Unsigned 0 6 30 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xf8e1fa03cb70d54a9892ac88b91d1e7b More File Information 10/18/2014 Unsigned 0 4 15 Not Applicable
17 Status 0xe17323b0aa9fb3ff9945731d736eda2f More File Information 10/17/2014 Unsigned 0 6 6 Not Applicable
18 Status 0xda612ef2556776df2630b68bf2d48935 More File Information 10/16/2014 Unsigned 0 2 18 Not Applicable
19 Status 0x49b6dd6ab3715b7a67965f17194e98a9 More File Information 10/15/2014 Unsigned 0 1 5 Not Applicable
20 Status 0x7435b108b935e42ea92ca94f59c8e717 More File Information 10/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 7 Not Applicable
21 Status 0x92e6738d25c2123be9515c0eac0776cd More File Information 10/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
22 Status 0xda81ec57acd4cdc3d4c51cf3d409af9f More File Information 10/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
23 Status 0x258dd5d4283fd9f9a7166be9ae45ce73 More File Information 10/12/2014 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x48ce81b99142fd69313ca919e4006d02 More File Information 10/9/2014 Unsigned 0 0 15 Not Applicable
25 Status 0xd246a6f32cd74a0ae1f00ef7c73a1dbc More File Information 10/1/2014 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
26 Status 0xd1bb750eb51694de183e08b9c33be5b2 More File Information 9/27/2014 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
27 Status 0xd8e14a61acc1d4a6cd0d38aebac7fa3b More File Information 9/25/2014 Unsigned 0 0 9 Not Applicable
28 Status 0xb98780fa7839bb6b14823c56a7bda35c More File Information 9/25/2014 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x524bfbea40e6e404737ccbc754647a2e More File Information 9/24/2014 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xe13f5091775bc35a844faff0de246016 More File Information 9/22/2014 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
31 Status 0xb9ea3be9957037fc5ea972621fb7ee36 More File Information 9/20/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x206fd327b4aad3aeaa8e0d7d03f2044a More File Information 8/31/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x504d2fb001400d8e1100b3b8d6a82da2 More File Information 8/19/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
34 Status 0x0dd64932b9a6394b53222b7fd294d12a More File Information 7/31/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
35 Status 0x846cdf9a3cf4da9b306adfb7d55ee4c2 More File Information 6/21/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
36 Status 0xad3d9d191aea7b5445fe1d82ffbb4788 More File Information 5/27/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xaf1d9ae15c11163f576df6ed6194b53c More File Information 1/13/2014 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x3a45b43601d13c5507213a6adc074c61 More File Information 12/25/2013 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x460e4ce148bd07218da0b6a3d31885a9 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
40 Status 0xb9d7a4858cf32a6a15d2763f1de47e0e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
41 Status 0xcae10a25f936c053e41cbe0fa06ff15d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
42 Status 0xe1600b58c41169ad9b6f8c0be16a9aec More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
43 Status 0x397dd875964fe1fe332bf855e800814d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
44 Status 0x51813aaadc15a190d726df793162f436 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
45 Status 0x171c0bf080e526870ae8c777bb5162a9 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x7f3f703e567ab57ea4d27bddf7577725 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra
47 Status 0xd1b29b3d51dd9c18832847448a1d8491 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
48 Status 0xc5a31e03962251c2bf303c20dbb0ea5c More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x535647caecd41042b6c21388925d4059 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x12c83227745a0e6b5ed30b475a562945 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
51 Status 0xe2b50f799d83284b8a320ba0368b6cd1 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x629baeb05929e5259cef81b3d5be0431 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xce74d00b7626468dea9b7083a9a411d6 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x44462b1771d06c05d6c7fa530f34b7fb More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x9dc0c6a8e71260c0dd034e58564a1553 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xe4fd598a7d8b4d0b5436e840ea0f37cc More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xd20a8f708d7f8bcc5517e38937764a06 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x33e644f5a07d8a7594621bccdcbaad02 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
59 Status 0x78ffa687a97f2e5a5cd695d4e82322c1 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0xf8e94bb0e9842edd17291f9508c1e72e More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x46d4749951ab04a9c1b3d5196cd315e5 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 BehavesLike.Win32.Malware.tsc (mx-v)
62 Status 0xec5df89d24b58a9db7a87807007dd55a More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0xf7cbbaca11ff89cadbcd09c7a132ebc3 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0xd1f24f018129ccbeb7684e3f263e768d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xadaa6b2c604e6d472f42aa266581faed More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x488274091e693cfe95570bf15c2e7c9c More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!SB.0
67 Status 0x643923cc6fbf5a3094971822dba40411 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x9fe6d16dc1014d2c5a8994a37bea6dea More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x74b492ce6828c0b462388a1f80395ef2 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xbc70dc7c407eb39cd909e4aec52d5361 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0x3dd4cf42daeda7fb1a0d85d59aa10e35 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x1176875eaae65307bc0079f2affdb6bd More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
73 Status 0x7660e1dce336b2111895cc432e7b0f93 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0xb24d28bf47e459e8e5514cd19f1f2718 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Powp.gen (v)
75 Status 0x74f72979f3876719d29f44148214aad5 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
76 Status 0x9384f316cab50dabab7ed410925b08cf More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
77 Status 0xa3343cfef0a361dc062ffde3674a2e6d More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x5918677301e62a935a837ec22ba7088c More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x5630205fa24eaa40afc5d1f7d92182e6 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
80 Status 0xed6604e1574fe3ed7ef73a2b1277ca8c More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x1e5aa1e15e4008e1ea74c58e744216cb More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0xb4864752f2b670e290e3699d1bbf2860 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x108ff99d06e26d2d051211a583669f28 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x819bb7d631500417bb3ba23e010176db More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0xe11d4a2ecbe4595598d31a599ff8504c More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra
86 Status 0x950d1368ebe6dacf9bac348bee445b68 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0xc5709b8fc3919688dbc21e14ac34e0ae More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xecff982ab24bb42798b5f147ce2b34c4 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
89 Status 0x3235ed29365da9d98db5ebae099b9fad More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0x53ae056ef4e74613674538125cce9c32 More File Information No Data Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0xedc948dfe60e60155d8e5b151ca8fd12 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 0xda81ec57acd4cdc3d4c51cf3d409af9f 10/21/2014 9:56:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2696 (xpsp_sp2_gdr.050610-1519) Print spooler 56 KB
2 Status 0x60784f891563fb1b767f70117fc2428f 10/21/2014 7:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 57 KB
3 Status 0xd8e14a61acc1d4a6cd0d38aebac7fa3b 10/21/2014 5:47:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
4 Status 0x9aea093b8f9c37cf45538382caba2475 10/21/2014 2:40:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 310 KB
5 Status 0x258dd5d4283fd9f9a7166be9ae45ce73 10/20/2014 10:47:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 57 KB
6 Status 0x8554097e5136c3bf9f69fe578a1b35f4 10/19/2014 8:34:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 125 KB
7 Status 0x60977c9bae8f86f9075829325303d0c9 10/19/2014 8:31:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
8 Status 0x7435b108b935e42ea92ca94f59c8e717 10/19/2014 6:03:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Print spooler 56 KB
9 Status 0xda612ef2556776df2630b68bf2d48935 10/16/2014 12:11:00 AM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Print spooler 122 KB
10 Status 0x0139187cdd1b598b6cbb235517117832 10/14/2014 9:29:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
11 Status 0xfacfb75ecc070103619fa044e0b210d3 10/13/2014 11:23:00 PM Unknown 5.00.2195.7059 Print spooler 46 KB
12 Status 0xad3d9d191aea7b5445fe1d82ffbb4788 10/10/2014 8:02:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2696 (xpsp.050610-1527) Print spooler 56 KB
13 Status 0x0dd64932b9a6394b53222b7fd294d12a 10/8/2014 8:26:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.3264 (xpsp.071130-0108) Print spooler 56 KB
14 Status 0xaf1d9ae15c11163f576df6ed6194b53c 10/8/2014 5:19:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
15 Status 0x2a5da64e77498e92ec20dc36a747dc98 10/7/2014 7:43:00 PM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
16 Status 0x460e4ce148bd07218da0b6a3d31885a9 10/7/2014 10:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
17 Status 0x9b4155ba58192d4073082b8fc5d42612 10/6/2014 4:29:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148) Print spooler 50 KB
18 Status 0xdf9fc62ad51cb082b0ae371919a232cb 10/3/2014 8:16:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Print spooler 56 KB
19 Status 0x866a43013535dc8587c258e43579c764 9/26/2014 3:44:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 310 KB
20 Status 0xcdd2dc6ae65084481e723e746c20539a 9/25/2014 5:09:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
21 Status 0xdb454135de1a09fe7feda7b554b5cca2 9/20/2014 9:11:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 56 KB
22 Status 0xcccb8b94b17466efb9dc27f42625b0e5 9/16/2014 6:07:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Print spooler 56 KB
23 Status 0xfd532707b4c012b2b73a8104ec7d510a 8/30/2014 4:56:00 AM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Print spooler 56 KB
24 Status 0x3665f79026a3f91fbca63f2c65a09b19 8/26/2014 6:21:00 AM Unknown Unknown Print spooler 123 KB
25 Status 0x3971289fa7072812caf4d053bbc6352b 8/21/2014 3:38:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) 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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