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Program info

Estimated safety rating

 spoolsv.exe

spoolsv.exe is a application which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if spoolsv.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

 C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe

This program is usually stored in C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file

 4a1050e4096e1891eeffc64282a4dd44

The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 4a1050e4096e1891eeffc64282a4dd44.

Is running as a service

 Yes

This program is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your system in background, usually without showing anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Belongs to the operating system

 Yes

spoolsv.exe appears to use the functions of Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 64 bit executable file

 Yes

64-bit code has been detected. This exe can put to good use the full power of a modern PC cpu.

Digitally signed

 Yes

spoolsv.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays most clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature

 Yes

The digital signature extracted from spoolsv.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows

Digital certificate name: Microsoft Windows

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011

Can be uninstalled

 No

This application does NOT have an uninstall command stored in registry.