How to Remove “appsvc32.exe”

What is appsvc32.exe?

appsvc32.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Symantec Application Core Service. It belongs to Symantec Application core and was developed by Symantec Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as appsvc32.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with appsvc32.exe malware?

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with appsvc32.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • appsvc32.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the appsvc32.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with appsvc32.exe malware.

How to remove appsvc32.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing appsvc32.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove appsvc32.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 18 September 2010 at 7:09 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Symantec Corporation Executable cfa0684a0bcb2f35
1c0cd7fff64a1c9a
d1526a9a
7ac6e3e299df5af6
16651b8e5963ec29
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.00.101 1.0 Colombia N/A
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 30b5c17c7116c206
f78146a3af04b625
a9793bba
dcbeda5913a21cb2
a5ee6c92d2c96cc0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.1.1.2 1.1 India N/A
3 Symantec Corporation Executable dcffb5ab5b6d5497
35d9462966246c6c
807c1879
c6a1e71eef8d67f9
cb7a424eba9b828c
Virus.Win32.
Murofet.a
No 1.0.00.101 1.0 Russian Federation N/A
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 947ee933db6c7b5b
14760d730f132a0b
14a236e1
baa0870b804a2c19
b21a6235b7ebdd94
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
Yes 1.1.1.2 1.1 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 October 2008 at 10:47 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Symantec Corporation Executable a1eedbd4c2ffe166
297f50a806c05dd2
a9f12e43
af0250f494f97e75
ea050e8c16adf5e9
Yes 1.2.00.7 1.2 United States
2 Symantec Corporation Executable 6afa758f1a51fd01
3d711e4d3179fa8e
ae128066
eff5c2a0a06bcbfc
5cf931c00cf6146d
Yes 1.1.1.2 1.1 Russian Federation
3 Symantec Corporation Executable 8220c981f9822ba0
5cdcc3ddf0f70a5f
22396abb
ce045b180d34404f
f3017c18d308e9c1
Yes 1.0.00.101 1.0 United States
4 Symantec Corporation Executable 307b36282c938c1e
4bb013920b30fb55
0d80bbc5
c3358df6408284c9
820c3c4415b6d85a
No 1.1.1.3 1.1 Internal Submission
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