Spoolsv.exe uses high CPU utilization RRS feed

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  • Hi Guys,

    I have a citrix server ( OS Windows server 2003 SP2) which hits 100 % CPU utilzation every morning.  when I checked spoolsv.exe is consuing high CPU. If I restart spoolsv.exe the CPU utilazation comes down to normal. But same problem again in the next morning. I have done some debugging using Process explorer which gives HPBMINI.DLL name in stack list. The version of HPBMINI.DLL is Does anyone come across this issue? does this driver has any problem? Any other suggestions or clue?
    Wednesday, December 16, 2009 10:23 AM


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  • Hi,

    It seems to be more of Windows Server issue, it is recommended to post your question in Windows Server Forum so as to get a better assistance. Based on my research, this issue is due to outdated HPBMINI.DLL file. You may need to obtain the latest version of HP printer driver.

    For references:




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    Friday, December 18, 2009 1:43 PM
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    Wednesday, December 23, 2009 2:35 AM