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Just go to services and stop/start the print spool service. Then Go to TOOLS\INTERNET OPTIONS. After turning off the print spooler as directed (control panel, administrative tools, services, stop print spooler); turning off the printer; going to C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\printers and deleting the files I found there; turning Connect with top rated Experts 18 Experts available now in Live! have a peek at this web-site

Went back to normal after turning the printer on. Well, loads of programs also word.exe tries to access the internet without reason. Click on the Programs tab then click the "Reset Web Settings" button. Sure enough there was something sitting there from yesterday.

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... However in my case, it is not. Perform the following steps in safe mode: * Open the smitRem folder, then double click the RunThis.bat file to start the tool.

New User Profile?FRST logAddition log Edited by Oh My!, Today, 04:11 PM. Everything was back to normal. Now go to C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS and delete the files there 0 LVL 29 Overall: Level 29 MS Legacy OS 18 Message Expert Comment by:Alan Huseyin Kayahan ID: 208873082008-02-13 Hi mfriend From all the comments i have read it seems i have had a virus type.

This file opened a backdoor and was not detected as the backdoor.ciadoor.b trojan. One in Windows\ststem32 and three in Windows\Software ditribution\Download\ - Alert? ? Deleted the job and all was well. read the full info here Atif Farid Previously I had lpt1 and lpt2; I removed lpt2 but one DBASE application still printed to it--Result the spooler clogged up.

Click here to join today! The RPC Server is unavailable." In reading the documentation it seems the RKTools kit works only for WinXP Pro which I don't have. click on "create new restore point" click on NEXT and follow the prompts. 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

now my cpu isnt running at 100 percent now, and my printer now works. Bonuses Go joe. Watch for hung print jobs. this shit using up to 99% my cpu usage!!

THe VDM thing is fixed thanx to you but i dont understand why i still get this "program is too big" msg, considering i got a gig of RAM and i Check This Out I checked and rechecked and my system was clean. This resolved my issue. try this Taken from this site here If the Print Spooler service is not operational, or you want to make certain there are no printer driver remnants, either follow the

What was the problem with this article? It was taking up 120meg but now only 11. Flavallee, This is the copy of the hijack log after doing what you advised above. Source If it's located somewhere else, it's most likely a trojan, trying to fake you with a bogus name.

Cheers Rick Rickabz, Dec 15, 2005 #4 Rickabz Thread Starter Joined: Dec 14, 2005 Messages: 7 Hiya, Sorry to bother you again! Click Run 3. Now turn your printer back on and restart the service.

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Deleted the print jobs and CPU usages returned to normal.. If we have ever helped you in the past, please consider helping us. This freeware utility displays running processes in an intuitive tree format that includes not only process names, but also program icons and other data, such as description, image, and processor time. By the tmie i came back from doing nothing, it used 50mb of sending and recieving.

After running about 7 virus scans (Norton, Mcafee, trend..etc) no virus found. It is now normal. These are all identical file sizes. have a peek here It only uses about 3 MB of RAM on my computer.

Everytime I boot up my laptop, an spoolscv.exe error comes up. After that no need to worry (until next start-up). I don't think it did start at Day 1. I am not really sure if my problem is within XP's range but I am plunging in the dark and hopefully someone could help me with it.

Thanks, Omid. or just attempt a fix of important Windows files? 0 LVL 21 Overall: Level 21 MS Legacy OS 4 Message Expert Comment by:briancassin ID: 209453192008-02-20 repair install is non destructive Create a technical support case if you need further support. Generating Trend Micro HiJackThis logs for malware analysis Updated: 12 Oct 2015 Product/Version: Worry-Free Business Security Services 5.7 Worry-Free Business I have no printers installed on my PC and there is never anything in my print queue.

Be careful. None were there. Paul It will use some of your ram, but if you run your computer right it will not slow it down really any bit. why it was so big who knows...) apoc I had a job with status of printing in que for Microsoft Image Writer that caused this.

You can get a patch from the HP site if you are using an HP printer. Click on EVERY printer you have listed and delete the pending jobs. In my case it was a worm with such name that caused a DoS attacks from my computer... I will also describe the problems inherent in older systems and how virtual memory solves them.

Tom spoolsv.exe is a valid Windows file, however, there are virus out there that will spoof themselfs as the service.