How to Remove “WinRAR.exe”

What is WinRAR.exe?


WinRAR.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as WinRAR Archiver. It belongs to WinRAR Archiver software and was developed by Alexander Roshal. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as WinRAR.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with WinRAR.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 WinRAR.exe malware:
  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • WinRAR.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 WinRAR.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 WinRAR.exe malware.

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2018 at 7:44 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 18c1b18e-7d03-46bc-85ed-8450d4e531b0 Executable 400294c2fa9fe4ce
7373b8fb14dabe22
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274b4c932dc8e46b
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TrojWare.MSI
L.Confuser.~
AB
No 0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0 United States N/A
2 Alexander Roshal Executable dcd4dd0f4ee8cad1
07e827301efa960f
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.50.0 5.50.0 197.32.107.159/32 N/A
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 1c60d830f9e67dd0
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Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.40 N/A Egypt N/A
4 N/A Executable adb2a9b82e0786e2
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Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Colombia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 11:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7cb84bc701d14ae1
0d415da168c7c64c
e62a44ab
c464ce70a57da048
61a29015814e0dd1
No N/A N/A United States
2 Alexander Roshal Executable bcc340a4f1e3dd81
077c1db8a94c9f00
4a3e96a2
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No 3.71 N/A United States
3 Alexander Roshal Executable eebc149a546bd3c6
eed7f1af7896f006
b5e9fe8d
2565447320bcc0a5
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Yes 5.21.0 5.21.0 United States
4 Alexander Roshal Executable 0dd24e3d1a8a6a9a
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4f89a050
1307021df28c24be
47a5783c59d9653d
No 3.80 N/A 10.0.17.146/32
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