Large Print File

On my Windows 2003 server which also servers as a print server, there are two large files in the C:\WINNT\system32\spool\PRINTERS folder called fp00370.spl and fp00367.spl both are the same size, 1.2GB.  They both showed up this afternoon within 22 minutes of each other. What are they, can I safely delete them and can I prevent them from showing up again?
StevenscsAsked:
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DMTechGrooupConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes they can be deleted.  Someones extra large print job, probably a postscript file.

Stop the spooler first from the command prompt.

net stop spooler

Delete the files

net start spooler

http://www.undocprint.org/formats/winspool/spl
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ashishsaConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can check on the timestamp of the file and then look into the event viewer, system log, for event ID 10, Information type, source print and find out which user gave this print job.
As far as deletion is concerned, DMTechGrooup has guided you for deletion steps. The spl files are nothing but spooled print jobs.
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StevenscsAuthor Commented:
Thank you!
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StevenscsAuthor Commented:
That's good information ashishsa! Thanks
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