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.

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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
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Apache Software Foundation Executable da2618153ab2d6c4
3882ef1c605d56a1
442b6609
6a9c01d0c10c4918
a3db90ba41eb99c5
TrojWare.Win
32.Rozena.A
No 2.2.14 2.2.14 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 0b6bf1c019058d66
a784927e8e4164f7
22cdc003
11168d92b5c94edb
38dc9bd80def4bfb
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Morocco N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Co. Executable 8235f89c3eeb2574
6ada70da92585bd5
2de786a9
0fb698811d45788e
b8b8e55d52867656
Unclassified
Malware
Yes 130.0.374.
000
130.000.99
9.000
Algeria N/A
4 N/A Executable 53b73efde052cd4a
2cc020434728a0c7
1f4cadde
5cf76ae047501c31
1467dab71f152465
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runonce.
~v001
No N/A N/A Romania N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 November 2012 at 6:35 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Sage Software, Inc. Executable cee62da59e39c1be
cf44c0009fcbdef1
51069c7d
9f3ded40e51a32d1
6bd70f2bbe25a6de
Yes 14.1.27.1 14.1.27.1 United States
2 N/A Executable 84d1e78db84ae15c
a45695436bae6794
aac76174
23e9f7f311c2ce45
52c724b7505f71de
No N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 05e215df9ba6f2d7
de2a6af40c39f85e
d4b44fd2
1ad9e5be21982d91
c04de4b0b52ef41c
No N/A N/A 10.224.25.45/32
4 N/A Executable 193fc0d167356fb6
91b91680f5b06712
03888c09
189e3b0a55e86545
5c530ff85b40bac4
No N/A N/A United States
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