Print Spooler

Description:
Is used to print files local or from remote, and to store/send print job to available print devices.
The Printer Spooler also allows one to pool together several printers attached to the machine and make them act like one printer.

Related How to configure the Print Spooler service
Related Reinstalling printer drivers
Related Change printer spool directory

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Recommended State:
  • Disabled, if not having a printer.
  • Automatic, if using a local or networked printer.
Default State:
  • Automatic
Process Name:
  • spoolsv.exe (Spooler)
Supports:
Depends:

Updated: 13 December 2012

Comments:

  1. Keith says:

    how do I dump the print spooler?

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