Spoolsv application error – Get Rid Of It In Minutes

April 29th, 2010 by Alexey Abalmasov Leave a reply »

As you already know spoolsv.exe is main executable file of all spooler subsystem. Due to corruption or infection you can get spoolsv application error:

spoolsv.exe application error

Here typical codes of spoolsv application error you can get:

spoolsv.exe – application error
The instruction at “0x7c91347e” referenced memory at 0x00e45426″. The memory could not be “read”


spoolsv.exe – application error
The instruction at “0x00978853” referenced memory at “0x00978853”. The memory could not be “written”


spoolsv.exe – application error
The instruction at “0x77f834a1” referred memory at “0x012972de”. The memory could not be “read”

All this errors can be fixed using award winning utility – Printer Spooler Fix Wizard.

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In case you want to fix spoolsv application error manually here are typical instructions that will help you to redeem this error.

1) First you can try restarting your Print Spooler service from services.msc
2) Try cleaning your C:\Windows\System32\spool\Printers folder from all .SHD and .SPL files you will see there.
3) Try restoring your PC to previous state if you don not afraid loosing current settings.
4) Try reinstalling your printer driver using driver downloaded from the vendors website.
5) Perform following registry changes:

Export the following registry key (right-click and choose “Export”:


Remove entries belonging to your current printers (do not delete the keys themselves):

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-2
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Print\Environments\Windows NT x86\Drivers\Version-3

Delete items that are listed under the following keys:


Here are monitors you should leave:

  • BJ Language Monitor
  • Local Port
  • Standard TCP/IP Port
  • USB Monitor

Export and remove following key:


If above advises won’t help we strongly recommend you to use Printer Spooler Fix Wizard – it will fix spoolsv application error in automatic mode. All you need is to install it and follow instructions on the screen. Download Printer Spooler Fix Wizard here:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov


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