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 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!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 February 2009 at 1:59 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 07feec1717364bf4
79c31c31472a0704
bc67d50a
b7cb3904acb81bb9
75a6bfe9b2e577a2
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Sudan N/A
2 N/A Executable afefa5a8738140fa
aa7441785867dc7e
80383a6e
848df71dcf9ccac9
6cbe9948545bd7f0
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Poland N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7b132ca65de876a9
569ad0e9fdbaf9f0
74394b0b
8636b8fe932669a8
57020633a6129f9c
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
103.119.66.36/32 N/A
4 Copyright ByNF Executable eee568b0066f51c7
de3e10d570b89a45
b8212104
1ca70700426459c9
e12eeaaefcca878d
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.00 1.00 Internal Submission 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 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7a90f8b051bc82cc
9cadbcc9ba345ced
02891a6c
5e28284f9b5f9097
640d58a73d38ad4c
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.224.1.61/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a8fc96c901579cb2
9ee64f06e724fbc5
98dbfab3
562a3b0354653630
7ac47fcb0ceadcde
No 5.1.2600.0
(xpclient.
010817-114
8)
5.1.2600.0 Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable fd2c74db3eab3af2
9b61388cb6d4765b
ec340236
d24f28774c0c1e2a
910334a44044eee4
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable 6b4610bdd32196e5
e7a07fb579d01345
d9ef0494
e452db1c7b729f80
942bdabdf3744d82
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
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  • 32 items per page
 
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