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: 04 February 2019 at 7:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Alexander Roshal Executable b456561f5aa8758d
2e303ff909655624
89a165e5
dd17eab4f81b3f53
188db9d042557799
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 5.1.0 5.1.0 Germany N/A
2 N/A Executable 320942c00896aed1
9584ab251774e8f7
4b75d973
98da34b8e02afee8
68eab18ef15f7eb4
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A 105.112.104.69/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 2f3cda65c9da2264
8cb99ad82dd0fefe
2d06e6dc
37722d921a98d2a9
99dc1ca255856e29
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No N/A N/A Australia N/A
4 N/A Executable c6e2c2162c5cb331
9248a6d498206a1f
f11bf23f
f92239d2f78a027b
1bd4ed05255135e1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 March 2019 at 1:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alexander Roshal Executable d2ddc0d13cedd479
80d0aa7f746001a0
8fb6923a
cd0680309e3892dc
657d49937030d785
Yes 5.70.0 5.70.0 Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
2 N/A Executable 6028cdf3e8e94c1c
0aabc832e642018f
d49bfa8a
1e22555c6478aa5a
f069b57f23a337cf
No N/A N/A Italy
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