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Program info

Estimated safety rating


spoolsv.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus. So, if spoolsv.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


Normally, this program is located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 9b627e6da0ea47a3a664f69d954831d7.

Is running as a service


This program is registered as a Windows service. This means it runs on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which provide useful features to other programs or to the Windows Operating System.

Belongs to the operating system


spoolsv.exe appears to have something to do with Windows SFC (System File Checker) or Windows File Protection.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of nowadays' computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Spooler SubSystem App

The description written in the program is Spooler SubSystem App.

File version

 5.1.2600.0 (XPClient.010817-1148)

File version extracted from the file 5.1.2600.0 (XPClient.010817-1148).


 Microsoft Corporation

Maker Microsoft Corporation.


 © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

Intellectual property rights notice © Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved..

Digitally signed


spoolsv.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from spoolsv.exe is valid. This is very good.

Certifier name

 Microsoft Windows XP Publisher

Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows XP Publisher

Issuer name

 Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Verification Intermediate PCA

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have an uninstall routine stored in registry.