How to Remove “vpnsentry.exe”

What is vpnsentry.exe?

vpnsentry.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Symantec Corporation. This process is known as Symantec VPN Sentry and it belongs to Symantec VPN Sentry. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.

Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of vpnsentry.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by vpnsentry.exe?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer start-up.
  • Problem during program start-up.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 vpnsentry.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from vpnsentry.exe malware?

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Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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

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Step 7: If the system is infected with vpnsentry.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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