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I checked and rechecked and my system was clean. rmann II Its easy to fix the problem of using the CPU for 100% rmann Thank You Very Much!!! It running in my processes right now and I KNOW it isn't a virus Bryant I had the CPU takeover problem, but like Ben said, it was because of print jobs Tim I get a spoolsv.exe error occasionally and it deletes all my printers I've found spoolsv.exe in for locations on the computer including system32 and Ntservicepack folders should it be installe

Hence un install my printer driver & run system restore in XP & problem resolved Anand Tanna Always freezes up Adobe file and any other print previews. ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus+ Firewall | Bitdefender Safebox | avast! Being so there is s aconflit with spoolsv and my antivirus. If you are in a network, one printer could have been installed not properly.

gooza I just had SPOOLSV.EXE taking up most of my cpu. Thanks for the people who put their experience on this site first. ej I get that it's just a windows process to do with print jobs if it's in the right folder - but why does it need to access the internet? My problem was same and solved by clearing the print queue MertMan After windows update, this thing took over.

Close task manager. Carlsen manage the printers on local pc/network nut if i dont't use a printer.. So disabled the spoolsrv service, restarted and manually removed the registry entries as per Microsoft instructions (see Link). Be very cautious when downloading system files from third-party websites as they may contain additional software that you would install without knowing.

I promptly deleted the other two, and now my system has no problems. =) HY The CPU is consumed because your printer is shared on the internet and there is a Back to top #15 capnrazor capnrazor Members 6 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:25 PM Posted 16 December 2009 - 07:16 PM Well I have been working on this for several days RealityChecker It can be both. http://www.exe-error-fixes.com/deal-high-cpu-usage-spoolsvexe-problem/ Today we deleted the print drivers, but that did not help.

marisa Printer Spooler Service: After checking the printer queue I found unprocessed print jobs. joey spoolsv.exe is sometimes just a alias and a trojan/backdoor ect ect would be under the covers doing its job. I deleted MS Office Image Writer print job... Note: The spoolsv.exe file is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.

I checked and rechecked and my system was clean. http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000914.htm Turn off the printer 3. US States Considering Legislation to Introduce 'Right to Repair' for Electronics Facebook Designs New Account Recovery System That's Actually Pretty Clever New Deal: 95% off a CompTIA IT Certification Bundle Emsisoft I plugged it back in and the cpu use instantly went back to normal.

System runnin' like ConRail...no wait, that's not a good example... Xavier Go to Control Panel Printer and Faxes Delete every printer other than ur default one an ur OK! Styler trojan, virus- do a search on your system for spoolsv.exe. free antivirus | ESET Online Scanner Back to top #5 msgsu msgsu Topic Starter Members 47 posts OFFLINE Local time:11:25 PM Posted 02 December 2009 - 06:16 PM To create

Scott it took all my cpu, and it was my fault. One of the ones on mine was spooIsv (the I is an i). I stopped the service through Control Panel and that did not help. See also: Link Mr.

Amit It's a print spooler. If it runs from anywhere else, delete it. My new (2 days) machine suddenly start behaving like a 60 meg W31 machine.

trobinson my computer is clogging 99% recurses, too eagle It makes a PC slower than Timex2048.

Most virus scanners will protect your machine from basic threats. Jean I am a computer programmer and I am positive I know what i'm talking about....Spoolsv is not a dangerous file it commonly used for printing, it can also slow down Thanks, Omid. rmann 99% CPU resources were being occupied, we deleted the Office Image Writer print jobs and went back down to 1-2%, problem solved.

V Its a print spooler, really this file is creating problem eating up all the CPU almost to 90% , though there is no document pending for printing... The spooler.exe is a virus, even symantec finds it as a virus. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. end of Spoolsv.exe used 100% och my CPU amd 3700+ 1gb RAM it was caused by the fact that microsoft office created an printer which I could not empty when I

so i said no, checked it out- came here and relised my cpu was at 80 so i went on my firewall and blocked a few projrams and its between 10-49 As suggested above, I went into Control Panel, Admin Services, services, and stopped spoolsv.exe, then restarted it.