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!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 April 2018 at 2:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6af3d15821cb21ff
2776074cce484664
b91a32b5
f948b74a1f098466
c5c74ee6165a57ac
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.47.180/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 14e29eb1a22e2307
fb2f3bc65a573296
6749292b
17ba5a70eb21e0d1
6d92ce0fb2771753
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 61f9e73e18e4877b
7c4d15103d186824
2d24e99d
25dd55181d9b1dfc
6118be3df00146c4
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
8917
(win7sp1_g
dr.150709-
0600)
6.1.7601.1
8917
Morocco N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3340f10fbb8d5b7f
d888bff1ee2a2b82
efcbdcd2
383144fb53446543
609805f255aa61a0
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
197.210.45.44/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 September 2013 at 6:05 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9fef303bedf84304
03915951564e0d98
88f6f365
24da05ade2a978e1
99875da0d859e7eb
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
10.108.51.116/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9fef303bedf84304
03915951564e0d98
88f6f365
24da05ade2a978e1
99875da0d859e7eb
No 6.3.9600.1
6384
(winblue_r
tm.130821-
1623)
6.3.9600.1
6384
United States
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable ec89e544100f2559
408cc9902695a67a
1087281c
dc15ee52971a40e1
8ce6429dd2a95dfa
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
4 ReactOS Development Team Executable ec89e544100f2559
408cc9902695a67a
1087281c
dc15ee52971a40e1
8ce6429dd2a95dfa
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 10.108.51.194/32
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