Tips to fix Windows® System32 spoolsv.exe error
Learn about the various aspects of Windows System32 spoolsv.exe error. What are the different techniques to fix this error?
Windows is an advanced Operating System that is developed by Microsoft and features many powerful options that help boost productivity. The Windows operating system runs its own host processes in the system which are required to perform different user intended operations. The Windows Operating System is having good support for a wide variety of external peripheral devices like printers scanners etc that eases up the usage and enhances the functionality of the system. The system 32 spoolsv.exe is one such Windows process that is required to manage the printing and other related operations in the computer. The spoolsv.exe Any issues with it will directly affect the printing capabilities of the computer. The spoolsv.exe process, by default starts automatically during Windows startup and this can in some cases cause issues like startup delay, excessive CPU and memory usage etc which adversely affects system response time and can be resolved by disabling the automatic starting up of the process.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to disable the system32 spoolsv.exe from automatically starting up along with the Windows system:
- Administrative tools
- Windows Services menu
- Disable startup of spoolsv.exe
The users will have to make changes in the services menu of the Windows operating system so as to disable the starting up of the system32 spoolsv.exe process at the time of system startup. So, all users should navigate to the services menu of the Windows which is located in the system control panel. The system control panel can be easily accessed by using the shortcut in Windows Start menu.
Windows Services menu
Users should be aware that the services menu enables the users to change the settings of the essential services that are to be run in the Windows Operating System for its error free functioning and hence any issues with settings on the services menu will adversely affect system functionality. After opening up the Windows Services menu, the users should find the printer spooler service from the listed ones. The printer spooler service controls the system32 spoolsv.exe and changing the printer spooler service settings will help users control the functioning of the spoolsv.exe process.
The automatic startup of the system32 spoolsv.exe can be disabled by changing the printer spooler service settings. So, to change the printer spooler service settings, open the spooler service context menu and select properties. The properties menu will display a startup type option which is a drop down menu, selecting the manual or delayed start option and confirming it will disable the automatic startup of the system32 spoolsv.exe at Windows startup.
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