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Spoolsv.exe running wild

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by msartor, Jan 13, 2006.

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  1. msartor

    msartor Thread Starter

    Jan 13, 2006
    I have a windows 2000 pro that I have symantec antivirus installed, I download microsoft anti spyware beta1, spybot & spyblaster have ran all and deleted anything they found. But when checking task manager I find spoolsv.exe CPU usage at 99%. Any suggestions?
  2. 8dalejr.fan


    Nov 20, 2005
    Here is some info about spoolsv.exe. Some other people have had the same problem as well.

    It couldn't hurt to download Hijack This, run a scan and save a log file (don't fix anything yet).

    I'll take a page out of Cheeseball81's book here (hope you don't mind once again ;) ):

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