How to Remove “ar.exe”

What is ar.exe?

ar.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as ar.exe. It is associated with Embedded Software Development With eCos developed by Pearson Education, Inc. It is located in C:\Program files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as ar.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with ar.exe malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with ar.exe malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • ar.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly
Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible ar.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove ar.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove ar.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 05 May 2018 at 6:27 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 53b73efde052cd4a
2cc020434728a0c7
1f4cadde
5cf76ae047501c31
1467dab71f152465
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
2 N/A Executable df70e5edbd8d894a
18a59a7426bfe626
4d5dd893
fdc6af387e9eb5b4
6546c6c91ffdfe07
TrojWare.Win
32.Spy.E
No N/A N/A 105.112.98.190/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 September 2008 at 11:51 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 8cc3fd0d4149e6cb
95de4e5a265068e8
498d11bd
87b6e75781363795
3ab9ae51fe578c03
No N/A N/A New Zealand
2 N/A Executable 7e550a3a38126072
c2cf28c64c7ef252
86072411
69c5f6a7e8f935bc
abb5ada322a6fea0
No N/A N/A 10.108.51.116/32
3 N/A Executable 63d9bfe85d91bef5
2b9316e0da013872
14a090d4
2d2124d15fad2a73
53861a7ad117c9eb
No N/A N/A Mexico
4 N/A Executable 0b936f1456648e40
73e8cc982ee8b0ba
a709e0ef
e23b3fee0ddbb0de
9756e81c4f6683ca
No N/A N/A United States
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