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spoolsv.exe - Microsoft Printer Spooler Service

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The following Potential Threat is posed by spoolsv.exe:

  • The spoolsv.exe process is a possible Trojan that allows outside attackers access to sensitive data such as passwords and Internet banking data.
  • If the spoolsv.exe file is found in a directory other than C:\WINDOWS\System32\, there is a security risk on a possible Trojan.

Information about the spoolsv.exe process

The spoolsv.exe belongs to the spool service from Microsoft Windows, which allows print jobs to be processed in the background and makes sure that new print jobs are qued in the print job list and printed one after the other.

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