How to Remove “spoolsv.exe”

What is spoolsv.exe?


spoolsv.exe is a legitimate file. This process is responsible in handling the printing process. It also takes more memory spaces some times and belongs to Microsoft Windows Operating System. It is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Windows\System32. The malware programmers or cyber criminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as spoolsv.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with spoolsv.exe  malware?       


Malicious authors try to infect the systems with different types of malicious programs. Each form of malicious software is designed to infect the system that creates different issues and impact on the system. One can notice the following changes once the system is infected with spoolsv.exe  malware
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the spoolsv.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton
When one of these happens then you can be sure that your system is infected with setup.exe  malware. To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the spoolsv.exe file and open the location, if the location is subfolder C:\Windows\System32 then the system is not affected by spoolsv.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by spoolsv.exe malware.
 
How to remove the spoolsv.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the spoolsv.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 01 April 2018 at 12:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Executable 6c30c4874cb8572f
e87edbb458ffb278
fb6e0661
3c7320fcb43c37ae
03e8ba6428ab0eb7
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 Venezuela N/A
2 Microsoft Executable d8bb4f0ab32f3ebc
39c05b7f0117e9fa
5a0ed092
0e8df8aeeb6761af
01fd9c93c2f1a189
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 1.187.177.227/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable a596d57b1a4d5773
ab2bb3da6e3b069f
7957319e
cbd2af502a1e5fcd
143208adbb64fb78
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 179.220.255.91/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable cd5fb9b3743c54a1
336cb2d70304f440
27972a83
94ce2442877a7053
00e9884abcebfa73
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 Canada N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 29 April 2009 at 10:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable b2920bbc0d08555c
c2baa49c82e78d3b
102b9fdf
5987912b7729d4bf
b9f1bb2c98254882
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
2 N/A Executable 2c2bb51e53241cdd
20933f99696d7a46
3de62589
bb19a05c6101dec7
c71d88de20d2ef28
No N/A N/A 10.0.17.146/32
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