How to Remove “NOTEPAD.EXE”

What is Notepad.exe?


Notepad.exe is a legitimate file. It is a small application of Microsoft OS and it belongs to Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\windows\System 32\notepad.exe. Notepad.exe is a very popular file name, so the malware programmers or cyber criminials write the malicious programs and name it as notepad.exe an spread infection via internet to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected OS/Platform: Windows
 

How to find if the system is affected by Notepad.exe malware?

 
When the system performance is very low or if you are redirect to strange websites or if you are getting annoying popup ads or if your Internet connection fluctuation is high then the system might be affected by notepad.exe malware.  To confirm that go to the task manager by pressing the combination of keys  ctrl+alt+del and  go to the process tab and right click on the notepad.exe process and open the location see if the file is located in  C:\windows\System 32\notepad.exe, if so then the system is not affected by notepad.exe, if the file is located somewhere else then system is affected by notepad.exe malware.
 
 
How to remove the Notepad.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
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.
 
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 the Notepad.exe  virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 March 2010 at 3:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 7d51ddaba8ea317d
b96633d4db2cbde8
2ab45513
5d462f554a9ac66e
aa09e2a4d21eff84
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 04e06da3cc5d3023
e6c766fe4827ad25
5ea82702
7a8748230ae65f21
07089c3317029870
TrojWare.Win
32.Dialer.d3
6
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 8:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ZabaraKatranemia Plc Executable 1f41400e094b9620
f64ca51623355ed4
d6765d45
d97b5fa213fb4584
3f55644fa88b06c7
No 2, 6, 0, 6 2, 6, 0, 6 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f00aa51c2ed8b2f6
56318fdc01ee1cf5
441011a4
d378bffb70923139
d6a4f546864aa61c
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
China
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable 7fa9d40679b957a1
9ee2e7cdd565337e
a2915247
0252144e5e7fe3b5
478467af4699779d
No 0.4.6 0.4.6 10.100.19.22/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable fc64b1ef19e7f356
42b2a2ea5f5d9f42
46866243
a4f6df0e33e644e8
02c8798ed94d80ea
No 6.1.7601.1
8917
(win7sp1_g
dr.150709-
0600)
6.1.7601.1
8917
Romania
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