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: 26 September 2013 at 1:57 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable e05efde2b442dc41
19179e3c39c74a97
3499e271
2c6633d4742c48fc
fb73f570389f0d47
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 July 2008 at 9:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable abbedb56afe58b76
b80732f42995f850
0334b604
b284e0f20811226b
c0211bf742247542
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 Alexander Roshal Executable e43f693f19314c3e
211c11df6b068fcd
efb4db71
62b28844af571227
2f86acdce7d22b3f
Yes 5.20.4 5.20.4 Internal Submission
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 7ddb4030cf8a8549
a6eb4dce88ad5344
7c71ef2d
152ae90d18fd7550
8af757035c07807d
Yes 5.31.1 5.31.1 Internal Submission
4 Alexander Roshal Executable ad3e6b62c73168cb
87f6528d4dd6acac
795a002e
707b31677cc21889
9c1f488bbdc5a7e9
Yes 5.40.0 5.40.0 Internal Submission
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