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: 13 May 2017 at 11:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 0acff93d032818e8
db86610b363bc7b6
53c009c1
095982314d1110b1
7b3e8363679aa0e9
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No N/A N/A Turkey N/A
2 Tamer Zorba Executable ea0072ca63063294
4c82b20ef3765657
ff4df634
84e4718caa36ed1f
3e81c252f801268d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.65 N/A 103.58.144.20/32 N/A
3 setup process Executable fc63b3ad1358de24
a5563ec89c14be49
3e84fa63
ca2f4c783fd95051
852d5cf9a0c233aa
Application.
Win32.Firser
iaInstaller.
BCB
Yes 3.0.30.1 3.0.28 Turkey N/A
4 Alexander Roshal Executable 2831d0bea3bec783
4eb3523c5b3b422c
0a2d947c
6febf11c1bf53080
67d9f7b000ac88ee
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 3.82 N/A 156.208.172.245/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 07 July 2008 at 9:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alexander Roshal Executable f6d23857c34162e2
f4f02e20daec9d26
cc4d5937
fe1897800d8fca85
79ccabc83a0ca181
No 4.20.0 4.20.0 United States
2 N/A Executable 3cea1a43e9d9a894
81318f7febe7daa9
aa1e74a2
fdbc0d6979ae4127
dd939e030167cb9b
No N/A N/A Europe
3 N/A Executable 54c44fbff97cf00d
ce7c04dfc0dfe4bd
8ce41dd0
9b4666c46af69b1d
174b8d826528995e
No N/A N/A Pakistan
4 Alexander Roshal Executable ec8919699b52d93d
c5ba9c02a23c5ea9
63b0df65
c2b4e9edaf87a913
b4c59ae1139a95f3
No 3.60 N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
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  • 32 items per page
 

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