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?

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 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: 30 March 2009 at 2:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Eugene Roshal Executable 4e796cf028c4d3dc
fbd081c2bc75a148
7c7c8692
0ebf36bb7bfa8133
cdc513fc7f52a43e
Packed.Win32
.Packer.~GEN
No 3.30 N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Executable 1c267a98f865c573
bc8410a699652f88
b6312e13
2f6cd07a72391608
18175179f0757f69
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Ukraine N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 10:33 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alexander Roshal Executable d23ff65a72fb2a54
7336a0119b40063c
04d0aa65
afc201bd8e275273
b637a78d062afa14
Yes 5.0.8 5.0.8 Internal Submission
2 Alexander Roshal Executable 6715876476b72056
193e13cb3f1171a7
f4be918f
056a453932b5943d
e1af81ae9f85445f
No 3.40 N/A United States
3 N/A Executable cb2aab5d5d6de417
b48fc529e1dae5c6
59d8bf52
a94c4bd6070856c1
200ac8508c8733f9
No N/A N/A United States
4 Alexander Roshal Executable ad3e6b62c73168cb
87f6528d4dd6acac
795a002e
707b31677cc21889
9c1f488bbdc5a7e9
Yes 5.40.0 5.40.0 Internal Submission
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