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Windows 7: How do I replace splwow64.dll?

27 Sep 2010   #1
badspell68

Windows 7
 
 
splwow64.dll What is it for?

What is this file for?


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28 Sep 2010   #2
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Its the 'Print spool driver for 32 bit applications'. It is used by 32bit applications running on a 64bit OS for printing.

Why do you want to replace it ?
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28 Sep 2010   #3
badspell68

Windows 7
 
 

It is infected with malware. Where would I get a replacement file?
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29 Sep 2010   #4
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

You can get Windows to scan the files for errors and replace them as necessary.
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The sfc /scannow command (System File Checker) scans the integrity of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible.
SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
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29 Sep 2010   #5
badspell68

Windows 7
 
 

Would I get it from the install disk?
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