How to Remove “eventvwr.exe”

What is eventvwr.exe?

eventvwr.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as Event Viewer Snapin Launcher. It is associated with Windows Operating System, developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Windows\System32 by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after eventvwr.exe  with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with eventvwr.exe  malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • eventvwr.exe  takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible eventvwr.exe  malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

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

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: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: 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 eventvwr.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 16 April 2011 at 7:18 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 310725ecd45b80e6
20b11987451a07c6
a26414e1
90a7b5c6d77236ba
cf0e1159a0ec0c9a
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.2.3790.0
(srv03_rtm
.030324-20
48)
5.2.3790.0 China N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a080d83ef19c08d5
ef4dfac27a10b000
2170ff37
2f7742a13a5cd608
c40cdde1d54c619c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Egypt N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9ab34236b9e18ba0
68e2f975fdf06880
90eee02f
60cdec6c0db3bd96
bfce9741870377af
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Vietnam N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 08fc20bdc9969d93
ee6a1a4cf604f26b
f56f4232
63cb603fe448b05b
9b8b3be1535066c4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Italy N/A
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19

Safe Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2010 at 6:41 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Kurt Zimmermann Executable 898f3a405bdf6d0b
1fd00b028ffcaaf9
439a7a06
59dcf348c073bb5e
fed904cc3d9f23f9
Yes 1.0.0.2 1.0.0.2 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable b62d1daf6b1c81cf
a3f2d6aad955a410
a6194e12
7f30cf56944d7fd1
b98fb342176820a1
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 10.224.1.116/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1f6508207c4adeaa
96f52e794e9370b5
e637f491
7c6ee1d6919919bd
067e939e727d9a01
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
4 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable af118ea4697cb960
e333c06470c0b4aa
69b41792
8c95f26156478d40
8f9950d29cfe82c7
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
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