What does the Print Spooler (Spooler) service do?
The Print Spooler (Spooler) service holds documents in memory until the printer is ready for them.
Print Spooler (Spooler) service details
- Service name: Spooler
- Description: Loads files to memory for later printing.
- Path to executable:
- Startup type: Automatic
Does my computer need the Print Spooler (Spooler) service?
Your computer does need the Print Spooler service to run.
Should I disable the Print Spooler (Spooler) service?
First off, I have to say that it’s best to leave service optimization up to Microsoft. With that said; I would leave the Print Spooler service alone unless you don’t have a printer and will never have a printer hooked up to the computer.