How to Remove “UnRAR.exe”

What is unrar.exe?

unrar.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as unrar.exe. It belongs to Jdownloader software; however, its original developer is unknown. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers write different types of malicious programs and name it as unrar.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with unrar.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 unrar.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • unrar.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 unrar.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 unrar.exe malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing unrar.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 unrar.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 1:48 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 824c75426932e636
8e66074ff76c2820
1cf78a98
428a3988e2cad32f
b4a0495b5ec20a41
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A India N/A
2 Alexander Roshal Executable f5000aab628cde26
7b54d57ad0be971f
acb98c2d
710be0bc43dc0f63
18863544c1e8e86b
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 5.21.0 5.21.0 Turkey N/A
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 8550e0c4c51fbc4d
812d73ff8e72f9ad
b98464c2
d917aca4aca205b6
22edc5349d08e744
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.20.0 4.20.0 Pakistan N/A
4 N/A Executable 2a9cfa9c60e93e49
8a9505208da099ac
c0f3d80e
5bd29a4527e4f4a0
1d9159e5a05a88f9
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.QOTY
No 1.00 1.00 Uruguay N/A
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51

Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 July 2008 at 9:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 9eb19ea2b1188c51
553f0b908e95ca29
350a0526
3403d559746d1ba9
00a5178a0762e59e
No N/A N/A 10.224.1.65/32
2 N/A Executable 5302ef62d4318822
a9223f74065eab5e
ae0a3e97
b20d63f7c7775929
90ffcdd8c9284d29
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 16e9d2ff38be08b4
61b48581e0074515
09561aa2
acd116e2f65191ed
04cbd2616942b496
Yes 5.0.0 5.0.0 10.224.25.58/32
4 N/A Executable e4b55adacfe6cee4
0c35848e90ddb472
59b4363a
c3a64e9b32c86439
8bbeb63ef533e75e
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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