Mikey Takes 90+ CPU usage. Behold, document no longer in queue, computer back up to speed Kim My system was running very slowly, I could not get on Google or any other site. G-Unit Solider Can either be Windows printer spool service or a backdoor trojan, depending on the location of the file. If you require further assistance for this file, feel free to ask about in the forums.
Since my computer was on, Pop-ups never end! However deleting the file itself can be extremely dangerous. This file is not a critical process and can be safely removed from the Task Manager to free up used memory. Sure enough there was something sitting there from yesterday.
fake spoolsv.exe is growing in size each time I print a job. Sasja My laptop was in a holt, as "spoolsv.exe" was taking 98% of CPU. Then you will be able to delete the stucked jobs.
Hit the process tab. I've been involved in tech support roles for more than 15 years and understand the pains and frustrations associated with broken computers. DON'T DELETE THE FILE W/OUT CHECKING PRINT JOBS FIRST! I had about 8 open files in there to clean out.
Now my 99% spoolsv.exe just went to 3%. there was a print job waiting on one of the other printers. By the tmie i came back from doing nothing, it used 50mb of sending and recieving. If it is taking up a LOT of your CPU usage when you are doing NOTHING, then delete it right now!!!
After removing it the cpu was normal. And my anti vir detected a Worm in it. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, win.ini, Run, Winlogon\Shell, RunOnce, MACHINE\RunOnce, Userinit, DEFAULT\Run). 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
How to determine if the spoolsv.exe file is a virus or spyware Although the true spoolsv.exe file is a safe file, many malicious programs are known to disguise themselves as spoolsv.exe. Anywhere else is probably a virus. If it is getting all cpu resources, probably you have a printers/fax configuration problem. even i do it , it will recover immiediately. 99% CPU useage Fixed when canceled MS ofice image print jobs RobertW it spools any q-jobs either to printer or fax etc.
Compare with the normal processes of Windows when power up will see the problem. I have 2 PCs that are running slowly. WARNING: If you already downloaded a new file from an external site, Click Here to run a system scan immediately! k can I just delete all instances of this process.
BluHog This file was running 90-99% CPU, and found it was because I had jobs waiting in an PDF print queue zippy It was in fact a job in the queue I'm sure you have a print job stuck somewhere... Figure it out for yourself, run a software firewall at least, and watch the activity.
Worked instantly for me. because i was trying everything to find wat was casung my pc to slow down .. don't worry it's very easy to resolve salah amleh what i know is that it says windows system 660 kb usage 00% cpu use Alex Raptor Double clik on windows Image just turn back on your printer timbo tried multiple spy/virus checkers, everything else recommended by HP; found file in image writer, deleted it and now I'm fine.
HPLJ4100N..if this is set to default the cou spikes over 90%. I can't do it in safe mode because spoolsv wont start in safe mode. Can spoolsv.exe be safely removed from the Task Manager processes? Back to top #8 msgsu msgsu Topic Starter Members 47 posts OFFLINE Local time:07:13 PM Posted 08 December 2009 - 06:24 PM I retried a virus scan and a malwarebytes
Some spoolsv's check the internet for updates - Hewlett Packards especially. RAW spoolsv.exe is causing periodically errors and is closed by windows. If it is taking up too much memory it is becasue there is a print job that is not properly being processed. The downloaded adobe reader turns the spoolsv.exe file off so you don't have a printer any more.
Check your print jobs.It also appears in the Windows\$NtServicePackUninstall$ directory and Windows\ServicePackFiles\i386 directory on my system. You can get a patch from the HP site if you are using an HP printer. Your cache administrator is webmaster. It takes my PC like 5 minutes just to load up windows explorer DELETE IT IF YOU CAN!!!
I cancelled them all and now spoolsv is just fine. If your spoolsv.exe file is NOT located in your Winnt or System32 folder, it's probably a nasty file. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points. 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.
this process can be securely turned off and on again if u will use ur printer. Click on Services. Once I deleted it, it freed all the space again. If it is the Spoolerserver, a propable cause is the driver for a disconnected printer (notably HP) still polling said printer.
I used your fix and my PC is back to normal.! All comments about spoolsv.exe: Printer Spooler Service Alex It keeps taking up my entire CPU, clogging the system. Good luck!!!! Maximus To avoid the large cpu usage of the spoolv file..