6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 8.44%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 22.08%
6.1.7601.17777 (win7sp1_gdr.120210-1503) 62.34%
6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850) 3.25%
6.1.7600.16962 (win7_gdr.120210-1506) 2.60%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 1.30%



Print driver host for 32bit applications by Microsoft

Remove splwow64.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


There are 6 versions of splwow64.exe in the wild, the latest version being 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). splwow64.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 84 KB. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0012% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 6.17 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 13.59 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 30.38 KB per minute for reads and 14.71 KB per minute for writes.


File name:splwow64.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Print driver host for 32bit applications
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\windows\splwow64.exe

VersionsAll file variations of splwow64.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
4b1d2cba1367a7b99d51b1295b3a1d57 caf8382df0dcb6e9fb51a5e277685b540632bf18 123 KB
974a3a675e5e0ceca74f62f6c39af592 baf8eb1b6c6934755fb80d2ab6cec9361b2a0326 123.5 KB
127aa81343a7c6f665c22cb1293b0a90 b6a476e898c019f7514d4f0a16b15cd27bee1f9c 65.5 KB
d01628af9f7fb3f415b357d446fbe6d9 4abc063d21e6f85756ab02c98439e45204087959 65.5 KB
24aa25089217af1b5289534824cac69f 7f07d3f2de198c5cceab0c345c9982d3fd30c6d2 66 KB
88454e4e3d0dc64e9fbc5e9d1bdba771 84bc5b5f080ee43e395b449784af8aeee856194f 60.5 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.82%
Windows 7 Professional 14.02%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.87%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 77.36% of Print driver host for 32bit applications.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 28.26%
Hewlett-Packard 18.48%
Toshiba 17.39%
Acer 9.78%
ASUS 8.70%
Intel 6.52%
Sony 4.35%
Lenovo 2.17%
Samsung 2.17%
Alienware 1.09%
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