Reformat 10:04 12 Jun 2004

Spoolsv.exe is trying to connect to the internet.
It is the first time this exe is trying to connect, can i allow this and what is it?
I'm running xp home.
Thanx all

  Gongoozler 10:39 12 Jun 2004

spoolsv.exe is trying to connect to a printer network.

click here

  Nellie2 10:40 12 Jun 2004

It is a printer driver click here Are you sure it is trying to connect to the internet and not to your network? Maybe it is looking for an update!

  Nellie2 10:41 12 Jun 2004

Snap!!! :)))

  bremner 10:41 12 Jun 2004

on the other hand it appears it may be malicious

click here

click here

  Reformat 12:27 12 Jun 2004

Thanx guys, i have disabled "printer spooler" from my services tab.
My printer still works it just doesn't queue docs.
But it's not trying to phone home anymore - where ever that might be.

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