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


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

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"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
   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.


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