How to remove the spoolsvv virus
Most antivirus programs identify spoolsvv.exe as malware, such as Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Agent.ry or Trojan-Proxy.Win32.Agent.ji, and TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_PROXY.HJ or TROJ_AGENT.QUZ.
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Spoolsvv.exe file information
The process appears to be part of software Safety Alerter (version 2006) by unknown.
Description: spoolsvv.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 28,816 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 29,271 bytes and 28 more variants.
There is no description of the program. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). File spoolsvv.exe is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Spoolsvv.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. spoolsvv.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 70% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If spoolsvv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 56% dangerous. The file size is 54,784 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 29,279 bytes, 26,705 bytes, 34,914 bytes or 30,968 bytes. The application has no file description. The program has no visible window. Spoolsvv.exe is not a Windows core file. spoolsvv.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs.
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