Printers in sandboxes

Previously I have described how the spooler process can fall over due to any 3rd party module loaded into it: http://blogs.technet.com/mrsnrub/archive/2009/04/24/who-is-more-the-spool-the-spool-or-the-spool-who-follows-the-spool.aspx With Windows 7, and more importantly Windows Server 2008 R2, we have the very cool functionality to allow printer isolation – for those printers that support it (i.e. don’t call spooler functions directly).  …

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Who is more the spool – the spool or the spool who follows the spool?

The Print Spooler service (spoolsv.exe) in Windows is a very simplistic process with an important job, yet due to its nature can often encounter exceptions and be terminated… through no fault of its own, most commonly. As with every other service in Windows, it is started and stopped through the Service Control Manager (SCM) –…

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