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Grrrr.spools.exe

i just noticed it.. My PC has a new lease of life ! I tried to delete them. Artanis In my case, it eats almost all of my cpu.

Gregg Holbert it's a piece of crap created by microsoft so that we keep buying their antivirus products. External information from Paul Collins:There are different files with the same name: "Microsoft Windows Update" definitely not required. Thanks once more!!!! Mine averages 5,000 K. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/150995/grrrrspoolsexe/?view=getlastpost

During the fix, u will be asked to fix some entries, delete some files or uninstall some programs. I ran the program and now all the computer does is reboot over and over again. just turn back on your printer timbo tried multiple spy/virus checkers, everything else recommended by HP; found file in image writer, deleted it and now I'm fine. Your system may take longer than usual to load; this is normal.

I checked and rechecked and my system was clean. Jeff This file is commonly for windows print jobs, but it CAN be a trojan infected file that opens back door so kill it in task manager and if u need Johnny-be-Good replied Jan 24, 2017 at 1:44 PM Loading... I would only delet it if your system returns to normal after ending the process (search your system).

Be careful. Check the file and the spooler settings before making judgement! Instantly the computer seemed to come to a near stand still. http://forum.bullguard.com:81/forum/10/WHAT-IS-IT-Grrrr-can-anyone-he_27932.html I found that the cpu usage was 99 % .

Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy Microsoft CPU Utilization went to 0 and all is now working great. i need my printer so i let it be as it is and rely on my antivirus and firewall systems Bill Toerttoe This is the Print Spooler Service, do not delete. My recommendations is to scan that file for anything Andy i don't have any print jobs...

  1. Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1 Scan saved at 6:32:12 PM, on 1/10/2006 Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600) MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180) Running processes: C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
  2. Empty the Recycle Bin.
  3. Here is my latest HJT log.
  4. It shouldn't be hogging up all the resources!
  5. When the scan is finished, look at the bottom of the screen and click the Save report button.
  6. It doesn't explain however why the problem is occuring.
  7. Tom Smith It just take 131MB of my memory.....really annoying IT IS a worm or trojan.
  8. jbdiver increases cpu space to 99% if not terminated.

Casper M It spreads through home networks. Groove Printer spooler NORIK This has no effect on you pc it you are running a good pc. If your printer is currently pending something and your printer is not connected, it will take up approx. 97-100% of ur CPU. Jumblock Just delete the pending job in Microsoft Office Document image writer, PROBLEM GONE after a year of dealing with this MarkT spoolsv.exe was taking up 99% of CPU until I

SpywareBlaster will prevent spyware from being installed and consumes no system resources. If that doesnt work, then yes you have the trojan. Again THANKS EdC it's only a sytem file ! Now we have to wait 5-7 days from them to come in and try it again.

Run Hijack ThisRun Hijack This and click on scan. There ought to be a law against all this spyware!!!!!! BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP! All but one got deleted.

Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. It is preferable to use an internet browser other that IE as most of the malware is targetted at IE. I called compaq and they had me run CKDSK /r to try and fix the problem but nothing is working.

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I emptied the Recycle Bin, double checked HJT and then rebooted. This should be the 3rd item). Velut Umbra Spyware - It just keeps the cpu usage under 100%. garyzim I had this file taking up 98% CPU and after running a virus scan i deleted the microsoft image writer and rebooted and now all is completely fine with PC.

First check ALL your installed printers for print jobs... Simply deleted them and WOW - its alive...... Since I use this machine to work from home on, I must continue to use Internet Explorer. Thanks for the people who put their experience on this site first.

Some of the common anti-virus programs in use are :Norton Anti-VirusMcAfee Anti-VirusAVG Anti-Virus --- freewareAvast Home Edition --- freewareUse only one anti-virus program as multiple such programs can create conflicts between Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. Your memory usage should return to normal CJH Can have errors, remove from task list if it is slowing your computer down. GanniKill window file sure behaves like a virus M I had the problem (on XP Pro) of this process using 50% CPU.

Finally, invest some time for regular maintenance of your PC. Now go to C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\PRINTERS and delete the files there. edy i have found two applications quite samly named!!!