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: 16 August 2016 at 8:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 84e64ce4d8bbf2bd
12f525ad18ddb723
38291a8a
3433a8a7d17dc943
fb06b7e7d012ee92
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A Russian Federation 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 N/A Executable abbedb56afe58b76
b80732f42995f850
0334b604
b284e0f20811226b
c0211bf742247542
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 78bca8c58a6000b4
ab5598c529d07984
ed5d478f
15c8a660126c23cc
564ea85b7445baed
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 46eb83356cbbd750
0cd2e6728112205f
43ca69d6
9213c294bbfcaa9a
a063367a1647452b
No 4.20.0 4.20.0 10.224.5.33
4 Alexander Roshal Executable 2a3d6f951a379c96
f3a1edaf072ac2fc
24eadf02
4cadc1c815e97da5
a383fc5a011e969d
No 3.70 N/A Internal Submission
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