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 Comodo's Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration type 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 software for virus protection.
 
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!
 

Windows OS PC Security Softwares: 

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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 deb98abd6d2112ce
a6c5d9a705d742c4
4db24155
7a2929668d2a0b66
7c4b190f7cad9d0f
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: 27 June 2008 at 10:43 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 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
2 N/A Executable 2f4c9753b0529612
ce299c25320bbe5b
07900c16
851bf0af240a93ec
19bba46c0eec4c5e
No N/A N/A 198.20.167.84/32
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable 1e2cb8d6a2f63a91
151afd7d34d259fd
490ac21d
efd51313d8b94b6c
6d3281718b578e9f
No 0.4.7 0.4.7 10.108.51.194/32
4 N/A Executable fa01dcffff05b041
042e691fb655d842
36cfbd4d
N/A No N/A N/A China
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