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: 21 June 2018 at 3:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 467438cdbf9e627a
50c081145088ba54
a1a05b15
a6b5fbaed004cbd6
109190ccb115c71d
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A 176.33.245.179/32 N/A
2 Alexander Roshal Executable 90f3f7ae2a5d42bc
d24e3a6d124960a3
e5c56448
3dfe72ef46406ad3
b8d872664d675bfd
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.30.0 5.30.0 Italy N/A
3 Tamer Zorba Executable 6c3440e66b88575e
a013e60ffcf827d1
ccca4e53
931c53ae6e45a32f
c664a87961db2981
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.65 N/A India N/A
4 Alexander Roshal Executable c2d079756c5e97cb
4d344c46a0801e3c
bf8b2a30
59d85995558c36b9
6f297aeed19a8676
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.20.0 4.20.0 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 September 2008 at 10:11 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alexander Roshal Executable b12d7db127811309
b10f2658503fdb39
199a7960
676803c4ae4e475c
06211080e7e2f633
Yes 5.60.0 5.60.0 United Kingdom
2 Alexander Roshal Executable b12d7db127811309
b10f2658503fdb39
199a7960
676803c4ae4e475c
06211080e7e2f633
Yes 5.60.0 5.60.0 United States
3 Alexander Roshal Executable b4b74fe3285add52
36e4279e4c15dc7d
5b0c0863
1f5586fe63f064ec
54df1c32f5030219
Yes 5.20.0 5.20.0 United States
4 Alexander Roshal Executable a4751ed944f785b1
d6b11f3a56250317
b6e4ce81
9920913721ab74e3
f06233d6d2fc0379
Yes 5.20.0 5.20.0 United States
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