How to Remove “Sevinst.exe”

What is Sevinst.exe?

Sevinst.exe is a legitimate file process developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as Symantec Symevent Installer and it belongs to Symantec Core Technology. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and is named after Sevinst.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Sevinst.exe malware?

  • Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Sevinst.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the Sevinst.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove Sevinst.exe  malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove Sevinst.exe malware using CCE, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove Sevinst.exe  malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 04 March 2013 at 6:15 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 67b1b416b164609b
cfdf1ed430fcbd0e
6d466ec3
dca2c3d9f1a24332
c08b1d26e3cf2b10
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
Yes 12.2.1.2 SevInst.ex
e :
12.2.1.2
SymEvnt.38
6 :
12.2.1.2
S32Evnt1.d
ll :
12.2.1.2
SymEvent.s
ys :
12.2.1.1
Lebanon N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 48ec3406eefc62d3
11b56af4460ae20b
e2ad89c3
b20a3e402a6fa9cd
acbb9f883fcfdf0b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 11.3.0.22 SevInst.ex
e :
11.3.0.22
SymEvnt.3
86 :
11.3.0.22
S32Evnt1.
dll :
11.3.0.22
SymEvent.
sys :
11.3.0.17
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 September 2008 at 9:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable 5bb3c6481ef6f37e
32f76857985c0d54
b88a9972
7aaaf769bf3b9c24
a9fe6592104be430
Yes 11.5.1.3 SevInst.ex
e :
11.5.1.3
SymEvnt.38
6 :
11.5.1.3
S32Evnt1.d
ll :
11.5.1.3
SymEvent.s
ys :
11.5.1.2
United States
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 2d5ad45e9958118c
335e270602b0b3cd
24f41b0c
c02a02f600a52e1c
61fe3c23b2352296
Yes 12.8.3.23 SevInst.ex
e :
12.8.3.23
SymEvnt.3
86 :
12.8.3.23
S32Evnt1.
dll :
12.8.3.23
SymEvent.
sys :
12.8.3.22
United States
3 Symantec Corporation Executable e2f8db43802087ff
f5348ae12f11e6c9
18282646
e6a4176a4bf2edd3
9f7eb98ddba33396
Yes 12.9.5.3 SevInst.ex
e :
12.9.5.3
SymEvnt.38
6 :
12.9.5.3
S32Evnt1.d
ll :
12.9.5.3
SymEvent.s
ys :
12.9.5.2
United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 782c631eeaa2d8eb
4e638191bd69a60f
0d1cc6c0
2ad896c39a1cf4ab
5a34e193a07ee678
Yes 14.0.3.3 SevInst.ex
e :
14.0.3.3
SymEvnt.38
6 :
14.0.3.3
S32Evnt1.d
ll :
14.0.3.3
SymEvent.s
ys :
14.0.3.2
United States
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