Something called spools.exe is eating all my memory

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by theiftaker, Dec 8, 2008.

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  1. Something called spools.exe is eating all my memory, sometimes the Pc stops responding so I go to task manager and find that 100% of the memory is being used by this Spools thing.
    Any ideas if its a bad thing? Its a pain in the arrse.
     
  2. A wee google search suggests that it might be a nasty

    http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/spools.exe-22320.html
     
  3. :( Looks bad Google it - it's a Trojan
     
  4. msr

    msr LE

  5. Cheers will get my more computer literate mate on to it
     
  6. cut down on the beef / and dont touch pork ? lol soz m8 aint got a clue? :? :D :D
     
  7. Does this reply come in English. Me no speakee the chavmong text lingo.
     
  8. I'm guessing it's a hint towards your lack of memory... possibly due to BSE/CJD (beef) or dioxins (pork)?

    or maybe I've just fallen for a wah....