print spooler


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print spooler

Software that manages sending jobs to the printer. When an application prints a document, the formatted output is stored on disk, and the print spooler feeds the print images to the printer in the background at slower printing speeds. Storing the print jobs on disk allows multiple printing requests to be queued while the user continues printing from the same or other application without waiting for the current document to be printed. See spooling.
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The discovered critical vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler CVE-2012-1851 is a remote code execution vulnerability that could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on a user's system with system privileges and take control of the affected system.
Auto CDR receives the command and processes the job, similar to the network print spooler.
The print spooler for FastFonts also causes one other little problem.
I will probably need to add 512K of RAM to my machine, as some of my spreadsheets are larger than 400K, and I have a 128K print spooler in extended memory I would like to continue using.
Formerly called LaserShare print spooler, the AppleShare Print Server Version 2.
By intercepting, filtering and tracing print spooler operations, DeviceLock enables centralized specification and local enforcement of user access privileges to any local, network, or virtual printers regardless of how they are connected to the computer, including any non-USB connections.
The Layers of PC/GEOS Applications Ensemble Dynamically Loaded Libraries OSF/Motif User Interface Text Object Input Manager Print Spooler Database Library Kernel Memory Management File Management Single Imaging Model Object-Oriented Programming Support Pre-emptive Multitasking Device Drivers Printer Drivers Video Drivers DOS Keyboard, Mouse, Stream Devices Disk Drives Video Boards Printers Mice OSF/Motif Graphical User Interface
I should have closed the book, but it was interesting and I started reading about the print spooler.
Graphic Enterprises also released its Windows NT-based Graphic Universal SubSystem, output management software that combines the functions of OPI server, Mac/PC/Unix/Novell network print spooler and print job routermultiplexor.
MS05-043: A flaw in Microsoft Print Spooler could allow an attacker to remotely execute code, leading to a complete system compromise.