spoolss.exe – Here is the scoop on Spool SubSystem as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is spoolss.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of Spool SubSystem?
spoolss.exe (Spool SubSystem) – Details
The spoolss.exe process is used by Windows when printing to a printer. In order to speed up the printing process, and prevent the computer from having to wait for a printer to print a document, the document is first spooled to the computer’s hard disk. From there it is passed to the printer in the background. This process should be left running, if it is terminated printing may not work on your computer.
spoolss.exe is flagged as a system process and does not appear to be a security risk. However, removing Spool SubSystem may adversely impact your system.
Our process monitor database currently registers spoolss.exe to Microsoft.
This is part of Microsoft Windows.
SPOOLSS.EXE – Disclaimer
Every attempt has been made to provide you with the correct information for spoolss.exe or SPOOL SUBSYSTEM. Many spyware / malware programs use filenames of usual, non-malware programs. If we have included information about spoolss.exe that is inaccurate, we would greatly appreciate your help by leaving a comment with the correct information below and we’ll do our best to correct it.
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