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: 16 August 2016 at 4:50 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Alexander Roshal Executable be924756b8527c6e
08f49f004ec794b1
d7e838b6
4fff4fe0f6360e58
bd296f45db00d482
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No 5.40.0 5.40.0 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 6b0619ea244af692
fe80089bada91ede
3ba2f068
9746a03d45ed53c0
fceea4ec031715a4
Backdoor.Win
32.DarkKomet
.GH
No N/A N/A United States N/A
3 N/A Executable df342d8448469c7b
3c0c48898146e385
dfb2f9e4
5d79d018c617d2c2
19b6713ea6ca38b1
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation 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 Tamer Zorba Executable 954b4d10041f2f75
8e7a2a78232acd86
016c0468
e648c66555f1ce05
873f069873a1c6f6
No 4.65 N/A Benin
2 Alexander Roshal Executable 3b2ecbde257a0978
a9dfa42a96fa6d3b
9fcb3f23
cbdb63323d9c9c52
ca12cc850c5c550d
No 3.40 N/A United States
3 Alexander Roshal Executable 74644b99261791d5
3eea1e854f3b78e2
36954938
2e91f5c9e77e5b87
1137a87198503cfb
No 3.50 N/A United States
4 Alexander Roshal Executable 506d8276deb47592
719eb9daf383c6c8
0f47882b
72a47494eeb59366
57bed3b036391209
No 3.71 N/A United States
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