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
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6f8c3a61611a94f4
144f2ed0
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.OV
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
2 N/A Executable 824c75426932e636
8e66074ff76c2820
1cf78a98
428a3988e2cad32f
b4a0495b5ec20a41
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A India N/A
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7eb49f061e25d9bb
563d2c43
8995e987ea5cb7da
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No N/A N/A 197.232.61.206/32 N/A
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a69f60da
63d51263c2555d98
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EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 5.40.0 5.40.0 Turkey N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 16 July 2008 at 7:52 am
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 Alexander Roshal Executable 45df6bf65b9e1516
02e707200d4a5691
2e459860
c57cb8bb5996c484
a4001625217e02ec
Yes 5.50.0 5.50.0 10.224.25.96/32
3 N/A Executable 5302ef62d4318822
a9223f74065eab5e
ae0a3e97
b20d63f7c7775929
90ffcdd8c9284d29
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable e4b55adacfe6cee4
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59b4363a
c3a64e9b32c86439
8bbeb63ef533e75e
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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