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: 27 April 2016 at 1:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 6dc1201d99ce4f16
cba0f049397039bd
ed6dbdc8
97ba3dda2a0cfa6c
c4cbc22f64946047
ApplicUnwnt No N/A N/A 10.224.1.117 N/A
2 Alexander Roshal Executable d8c5644ed130da66
07b9762ee681c360
6b90e22b
acde8fa9ae061323
a7272ae6494b17aa
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4.20.0 4.20.0 Iran, Islamic Republic of 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 Alexander Roshal Executable b0590ceb65b5fcd5
a69de795f3c95eba
03ca2a69
dbec10e990b3e053
627269cdf5be7b50
No 4.20.0 4.20.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable abbedb56afe58b76
b80732f42995f850
0334b604
b284e0f20811226b
c0211bf742247542
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 2d5a66becc20fefa
55e7a20e761063f8
845a53a1
641bac92e386cbe4
d1f6c11d405848a4
Yes 5.0.7 5.0.7 Internal Submission
4 Alexander Roshal Executable 50afee3e0794e0da
b9a75c5ce5b1942a
3e87b2af
50ff789c7f858f02
e903520a6b10d367
Yes 5.31.0 5.31.0 10.224.5.32
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