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: 08 October 2011 at 10:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Alexander Roshal Executable e79b867d71703d3d
434545007436bcbe
e899d122
ffb75d6a8093a7c0
b6a7123eb4a1e16f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 3.80 N/A Brazil N/A
2 fuga Executable ccf8b5519f465ef4
7bfc7ad86b1f3737
0fb63008
9e3653f904a48544
1f99cd53fb26e60c
Application.
Win32.Firser
ia.GH
Yes 27.24.32.5
6
74.92.26.6
1
191.5.204.186/32 N/A
3 Alexander Roshal Executable aa4070a5330a02f1
4d8049410d0dbf07
bbc08290
e7bf5a03b1dd7d32
55996fc1fc9f4116
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 3.50 N/A 159.146.94.109/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Executable 9bdfc6fc3a00e67b
fed10745ca6db705
41a9af87
21a10a40afc28d90
cc034fe144c27c12
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 United Kingdom 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 4282f0259e21007e
f970351785c7fe0d
aa4145c6
c10ec2c335308acd
cd50c1b89cb1c4e9
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 95876a5cd7a4b81d
abc3e1ed814139dc
16a807df
49540abff46644d5
8f7e3763e19aaf9f
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable 2a35bb4532159389
7120d1abc05c325f
6cba22cc
6eb581938926e534
d621fa410cc58220
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 8969a069c497fb04
a1a1acac0cc788f8
615a6b7c
344cf15b28a854cf
b9f998e6fb87aea1
No N/A N/A United States
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