course hero answer what local ports are being used by spoolsv.exe?

by Prof. Waylon Maggio 9 min read


I've just noticed this service is using some local/remote ports allocated in the "Dynamic and/or private" range ports, which by definition, no ports can be registered in this range.


This is by design. On my side I have checked in two computers. The listening ports that are opened by spoolsv.exe on the two computers are:

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as a sidenote, might be related with the HomeGroup Printer sharing feature?