O'Reilly logo

EnCE EnCase Computer Forensics: The Official EnCase Certified Examiner Study Guide, 3rd Edition by Steve Bunting

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Print Spooling

When computers print files in a Windows environment, a print spooling process occurs. Spooling involves writing the print job to a couple of files so that the print job can run in the background while the user continues working with their applications. The print job is placed in a queue and prints as the printer is available to do the job. When the print job is done, the spooling files are deleted by the operating system.

When you set up your printer definition, you have the option of choosing either RAW or EMF mode. The RAW mode is a straight graphic dump of the print job. With the EMF mode, the graphics are converted to the EMF (Microsoft Enhanced Metafile) image format, and each printed page is represented by individual EMF ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required