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: 15 September 2018 at 7:55 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Tamer Zorba Executable bbbb6384523b7991
1d9d18e9fa7e6622
03eaf173
94109338c6bb2a4a
43663b208eb990f6
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 4.65 N/A 197.211.63.171/32 N/A
2 Alexander Roshal Executable f24bb1e63fdd9bf4
e451aa5d03680085
744fc117
87a72a538bff7b88
0665680f53f4c3a2
Virus.Win32.
Floxif.A
Yes 5.60.0 5.60.0 103.121.60.9/32 N/A
3 Alexander Roshal Executable cde77bc25e178415
1788ef0ff94ef1b4
fde70956
037a5e98c58882f8
f02acc8f2c1af8da
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.20.0 4.20.0 197.39.47.77/32 N/A
4 Alexander Roshal Executable 6646d66d46251367
917e3e4d77414e1f
4e06daec
1a0e98cc61bcb3c8
1d0972cbb8608f9c
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
Yes 5.50.0 5.50.0 Indonesia N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 October 2018 at 8:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Alexander Roshal Executable 9e77f83844f74b32
05bbec848cb79772
bece93f9
8f04c64d0e9ff971
c05055d988492880
No 5.61.0 5.61.0 China
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