Files with aru file extension can be mostly found as some sort of fake autorun files from a malware/virus that infects Windows operating systems.

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ARU file extension - Autorun.aru malicious data

What is aru file? How to open aru files?

File type specification:

Dangerous and malicious file type icon Dangerous and malicious file type

The aru file extension is mainly associated with the malicious software called Autorun.aru that tries to infect computer through Autorun function integrated in Microsoft Windows operating system.

Use antivirus applications to protect computer against malware attacks.

Updated: August 12, 2022

The default software associated to open aru file:

Avast Antivirus icon

AVAST Software a.s. logoAvast Antivirus  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVAST Software a.s.

Avast antivirus is one of the most used antivirus programs with over 220 mil. users. The Essential version is available for free and can be upgraded to All-inclusive or Top-notch editions.

The program is available mainly for Windows, but there is also version for Mac, Linux and main mobile OS platforms for Android phones and Apple iPhones/iPads.

Help how to open:

Do not open this file type, start your anti-virus and clean your system.

How to convert:

You should not even attempt to convert this particular file type. Launch your anti-virus software and purge your computer.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .aru file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open aru file, edit aru file, convert aru file, view aru file, play aru file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Unspecified and all other actions for computer programs working with aru file - Autorun.aru malicious data

Click on the software link for more information about Avast Antivirus. Avast Antivirus uses aru file type for its internal purposes and/or also by different way than common edit or open file actions (eg. to install/execute/support an application itself, to store application or user data, configure program etc.).

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