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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First Seen: 06 March 2009 at 4:58 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Symantec Corporation Executable 5bb3c6481ef6f37e
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Yes 11.5.1.3 SevInst.ex
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SymEvnt.38
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S32Evnt1.d
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SymEvent.s
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2 Symantec Corporation Executable 48f3244a07e9c78c
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Yes 12.5.3.3 SevInst.ex
e :
12.5.3.3
SymEvnt.38
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12.5.3.3
S32Evnt1.d
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SymEvent.s
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3 Symantec Corporation Executable 4d41be5dedfe782b
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Yes 12.8.0.11 SevInst.ex
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12.8.0.11
SymEvnt.3
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12.8.0.11
S32Evnt1.
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12.8.0.11
SymEvent.
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4 Symantec Corporation Executable e27057d7c6b0d07f
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Yes 11.3.0.22 SevInst.ex
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SymEvnt.3
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S32Evnt1.
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