"Print Spooler - spoolsv.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Print Spooler" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Print Spooler" service related to spoolsv.exe?

✍: fyicenter.com

A

"Print Spooler" is a Windows 7 service that "Loads files to memory for later printing" "Print Spooler" service is provided by spoolsv.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Print Spooler" service:

Service name: Spooler
Display name: Print Spooler
Execution command: C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies:
   HTTP
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Print Spooler" service is provided by an EXE file called: spoolsv.exe:

Name: spoolsv.exe
Location: C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
Description: Spooler Sub-System App
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 310 KB (317,440 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:17:45 AM

Disabling "Print Spooler" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

"Remote Procedure Call (RPC) Locator - locator.exe" Service on Windows 7

"Fax - fxssvc.exe" Service on Windows 7

Other System Services on Windows 7

⇑⇑ Windows 7 Services Tutorials

2012-05-22, 4716👍, 0💬