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 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
3 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
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8186695bb829ea80
f279bca87ccba664
05aeac53
f17372402660379e
b20d747d93146f7f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Australia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 June 2008 at 1:52 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 806a9f032b04c5cf
fe9ac44455ae55ca
3ed17fab
f3bd55524e7151a5
49798f9e2e9ef0cf
No 6.0.6000.1
6386
(vista_rtm
.061101-22
05)
6.0.6000.1
6386
United States
2 Kurt Zimmermann Executable 898f3a405bdf6d0b
1fd00b028ffcaaf9
439a7a06
59dcf348c073bb5e
fed904cc3d9f23f9
Yes 1.0.0.2 1.0.0.2 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ada934da7a0d40fa
0f54652687f762b8
2ea5f27e
91415d7eb992b774
10145dd5fe453d25
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Internal Submission
4 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
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