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?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
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 2008 at 1:54 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e5143bf5e53c5b7a
e3c7c06adf9231dc
b31b12ec
e92f739fe39e2200
2fe3a824084dd95b
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable c1796dbad8c26a59
f227a94975796d98
69271858
0245191202248d71
fa2dfca73aa7f1f6
TrojWare.Win
32.Iroffer.5
No N/A N/A China N/A
3 N/A Executable ddd9ad23d3e4663e
8cf43a2f2b334f65
15daa5ec
9473eeaa0e125c3e
a0b4965e1c04f17c
Heur.Suspici
ous
No N/A N/A United States N/A
4 N/A Executable be855cd1bfc1e144
6a3390c693f29e2a
3007c04e
c24315b0585b8521
10977dacafe6c8c1
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 10:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 76bc10710d8e997b
024bdbd93879b7c0
46f3bee4
2cab6a02942aefc1
990abcf5f1eaf53c
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
2 N/A Executable 2c2bb51e53241cdd
20933f99696d7a46
3de62589
bb19a05c6101dec7
c71d88de20d2ef28
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable eaf2bdf3956703b7
aa96e9a590120d00
d339c9a9
1cf5af263287cf6f
ebf31539833eaf4a
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States
4 N/A Executable 2c2bb51e53241cdd
20933f99696d7a46
3de62589
bb19a05c6101dec7
c71d88de20d2ef28
No N/A N/A United States
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