|Subject:||Need Advice on spoolsv.exe|
|Posted by:||Ger68 (Ger…@discussions.microsoft.com)|
|Date:||Tue, 29 Aug 2006|
I'm having trouble with my PC when I start up it sometimes Locks and the CPU
usage is at a maximum. After running Ad-Aware, McAfee VirusScan and
AntiSpyware(all up to date) nothing showed up. On a start up one time I got a
brief message about a spoolsv.exe error so after each start up I check
Process Explorer and see spoolsv.exe running and its Location is
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllcache\spoolsvc.exe. After I did some research I now
find some sites and forums say its a spybot worm and should be Deleted while
others say its a system file for Network Printing and I could be in Danger
if I touch it. When I ran a Search I found it at three locations. They are
When I ran sigverif it says C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe has not been
What Action can I take with any or all of these .exe files?
Can I Delete or should I Fix in Hyjack This? If this file is Deleted will I
be able to start up OK? or is there another action I can take?
Please, Any Help Greatly Appreciated, Thanks.