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: 26 January 2019 at 10:52 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c6e2c2162c5cb331
9248a6d498206a1f
f11bf23f
f92239d2f78a027b
1bd4ed05255135e1
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Tamer Zorba Executable 2f3cda65c9da2264
8cb99ad82dd0fefe
2d06e6dc
37722d921a98d2a9
99dc1ca255856e29
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 4.65 N/A Australia N/A
3 N/A Executable 8f5607ffe151bbf9
6c9d4707192d8834
2bd14a26
58afbdcf0a717b26
870f36a87a69291c
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
4 Eugene Roshal Executable 22bd105b5e35ef30
7975acc0f3c95783
2830cfe9
ef8e9364556c2c03
a7a01835f444c0ad
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3.30 N/A Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 February 2019 at 2:37 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 443fca007cca9b6d
338c36c65b91a7dc
c5d1efab
4c1b3f7f8afd44c5
d29e13300076c5f8
No N/A N/A Denmark
2 N/A Executable 6028cdf3e8e94c1c
0aabc832e642018f
d49bfa8a
1e22555c6478aa5a
f069b57f23a337cf
No N/A N/A Italy
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 24a3b460d1c3f19b
6efc2f11562bfb81
a20514d2
11ea73f612a68e5c
8980e96c9fa0d073
Yes 5.70.1 5.70.1 10.108.22.185/32
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