Backup Exec Deduplication Folder creation fails due to spoold.exe faulting on MSVCR80.dll

Article:TECH222893  |  Created: 2014-07-11  |  Updated: 2014-07-14  |  Article URL
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Backup Exec Deduplication Folder creation fails due to spoold.exe faulting on MSVCR80.dll


Event Viewer Reports :

    Application Error           1000
    Faulting application name: spoold.exe, version:, time stamp:
    Faulting module name: MSVCR80.dll, version: 8.0.50727.8428, time stamp:
    Exception code: 0xc0000005
    Fault offset: 0x000000000001de00
    Faulting process id: 0x2970
    Faulting application start time: 0x01cf99cde66078a3
    Faulting application path:
    C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup Exec\spoold.exe

PDDE-Config.log :

Mon 07/07/2014 12:32:03.00 ERR: "C:\Program Files\Symantec\Backup
Exec"\spoold.exe --start failed: 1
Mon 07/07/2014 12:32:03.00 An error has occured while attempting to configure. 

Service Name - Backup Exec Deduplication Engine
Process - Spoold.exe




 Windows 2012 R2 Standard Server with 768 GB of RAM.



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This issue is currently under investigation by Symantec Corporation. Pending the outcome of the investigation, this issue may be resolved by way of a patch or hotfix in current or future revisions of the software. However, this particular issue is not currently scheduled for any release.  If you feel this issue has a direct business impact for you and your continued use of the product, please contact your Symantec Sales representative or the Symantec Sales group to discuss these concerns.  For information on how to contact Symantec Sales, please see Please be sure to refer back to this document periodically as any changes to the status of the issue will be reflected here.

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Dedupe : Spoold crashes during creation of dedupe folder.

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