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

Safe 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 e67705bc89e205db
79942b2fa339e313
4fc7f793
7c35e7158de3b611
13bc8a4e3dac1b2c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.31.0 5.31.0 197.144.100.129/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 97bcb257831f5e5b
98fcb2bd68d66263
49330ec0
6ca3e1cd3153b667
a22a50d51d692a62
Win32.Neshta
.B
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 Alexander Roshal Executable 2e4426e40acf6b30
d4ea02a50b89c830
e2c78033
e881eb6a482691b0
532e3f0d873589b9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.31.0 5.31.0 102.96.229.20/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

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 Alexander Roshal Executable ced42cc42f15a37b
0d88707ccb5a9112
887206c4
dcea3213cecac769
79107dca3cbce4ed
Yes 6.20.0 6.20.0 United States
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 24f3bcfead8359d4
88d99eec546f6c70
2d9cdbdf
9515d9322477edd0
36b7e86316853b61
Yes 5.80.3 5.80.3 United States
4 N/A Executable 5302ef62d4318822
a9223f74065eab5e
ae0a3e97
b20d63f7c7775929
90ffcdd8c9284d29
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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