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: 14 August 2018 at 12:35 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7c26ca74329fb39c
4e10f2bda326aa63
d997acb0
0981a65748ca4b07
57e062dcf07d8357
Win32.Viking
.BJ~clean
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Taiwan N/A
2 N/A Executable d9e2c84b0c6f64a2
475a4544e86a4670
a0bba4f9
f3427d7c2e358bab
d811d7eb77516995
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No N/A N/A Indonesia N/A
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031e5e810139f8d8
a1a6e2aa
ab9e24a4e28c26da
801eea8896a088fb
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
4 appset.me Executable d517518989ca2788
573d9af2ed0b5454
11359681
a7ea5ab5a8650871
d38f62b483e0392f
Application.
Win32.AdWare
.Appster.C
Yes N/A 0.0.0.1 Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 02 December 2014 at 6:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alexander Roshal Executable b4b74fe3285add52
36e4279e4c15dc7d
5b0c0863
1f5586fe63f064ec
54df1c32f5030219
Yes 5.20.0 5.20.0 United States
2 Alexander Roshal Executable a4751ed944f785b1
d6b11f3a56250317
b6e4ce81
9920913721ab74e3
f06233d6d2fc0379
Yes 5.20.0 5.20.0 United States
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 702c705a56b9fa8b
4aec7a8e51497475
e50493e0
60e63844e78b9828
40aebf580b3e90db
Yes 5.21.0 5.21.0 United States
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