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Program info

Estimated safety rating


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

Executable file path


The default filename and path where this application is stored is

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is 60784f891563fb1b767f70117fc2428f.

Is running as a service


This application is a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are ok programs, which perform useful features to other programs or to Windows in general.

Belongs to the operating system


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

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the entire power of current computer CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the makers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Spooler SubSystem App

The description present in the program is Spooler SubSystem App.

File version

 5.1.2600.6024 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.100817-1626)

File version stored as a property 5.1.2600.6024 (xpsp_sp3_gdr.100817-1626).


 Microsoft Corporation

Producer Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Copyright notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


spoolsv.exe has a digital signature. Nowadays the large majority of virus-free programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


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

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Component Publisher

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Can be uninstalled


This application does NOT have a removal routine stored in registry.