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: 12 July 2016 at 11:39 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Alexander Roshal Executable 21d448da09edd621
8df26bc55e91262c
88f0a511
8019afe4f895c6cc
417dab3f2af13dbd
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4.20.0 4.20.0 176.32.152.6 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 June 2008 at 1:34 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 54c44fbff97cf00d
ce7c04dfc0dfe4bd
8ce41dd0
9b4666c46af69b1d
174b8d826528995e
No N/A N/A 10.224.5.44
2 Alexander Roshal Executable 2a3d6f951a379c96
f3a1edaf072ac2fc
24eadf02
4cadc1c815e97da5
a383fc5a011e969d
No 3.70 N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 2b589ba0e7af3118
2d47c92b57bbd31f
b79331e0
b6a214bacd0c5be4
5c4d093032dd884b
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 3cea1a43e9d9a894
81318f7febe7daa9
aa1e74a2
fdbc0d6979ae4127
dd939e030167cb9b
No N/A N/A 10.224.5.40
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