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Spoolsv.exe is a program developed by Microsoft Corp. which is responsible in managing spooled fax or print tasks. Spooling lets the computer user to print in background without having to worry that his or her PC is being tied up. You can found this program at C:\Windows\System32.
First you must check that the "spoolsv.exe" file IS in the C:\windows\system32 folder! Start there, and if that does not solve it then keep searching. Theres a whole lot of info out there regarding how to solve a spooler error 2!
to repair it you need to install autorun eater. download here: http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Secure-cleaning/Autorun-Eater.shtml install and it will scan. also suggested to install avira, bitdefender or mcafee(trial also work). after install. restart: press f8 you will enter safe mood. in the safe mood you will see a icon on your taskbar name by mcdonald(the autorun eater software. right click and selct repair task manager, right click again selecr repair regedit and do the same thing select repair folder option.
after that wait untill about 30 minutes(autorun eater to finish scan)
The Spoolsv.exe executable file is responsible for handling the printing process on a Microsoft Windows system. Although this process is not crucial to run your Windows system, you must not terminate it until you think that it is causing problems on the system.
To fix spoolsv.exe application error, you will have to remove these files from the system. To do this, perform the following steps on your Windows XP computer:
Open Control Panel, select Performance and Maintenance, select Administrative Tools and then select the Services option.
In the Services management console, locate the Spooler services, right-click on it and select Stop.
Next, open the C:\Windows\System32\Spool\Printers folder. (Here, we are assuming that your Windows is installed in the default C:\Windows folder)
Delete all the .SHD and SPL files from this folder.
Next, open the TMP folder and delete all old and unused files from this folder.
Finally, restart the Spooler service from the Services management console.
Note: If you are unable to delete the files in Normal Mode, then you may have to restart your computer in Safe Mode to delete the files. To start your PC in Safe Mode, press F8 at system restart and then select the Safe Mode option from Windows Advanced Options Menu.
If deleting the files does not rectify the problem, you must perform a System Restore and rollback your system to the time prior to when the error started appearing on your computer.
It is important for you to know that application errors can also occur due to virus or spyware infections. In fact the Spoolsv.exe process is also a known backdoor vulnerability that can be planted on your computer for malicious purposes by a hacker.
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