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: 12 September 2018 at 4:27 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Not Defteri Executable c9683d73cf1786bf
383b941025e23197
f812c5ad
2cc7b8d6bd21aa18
9f07658755d6206a
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1.00 1.00 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 4da5d8c7ed9b2850
914dd5ff483028ff
d378691b
4fec55230316120e
024829e0b1d56d68
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
5.227.233.194/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable a252b693c4163262
d9b3aba8673826ca
c9ea6151
bb4abb1e651017f7
c33cd70c080eb0cb
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Indonesia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 876b5e774ca34199
eba297dab8c8e1ab
bcadd845
8976e6d5056c8293
420114aef27bec8c
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
31.9.135.244/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 October 2017 at 12:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 29b2b21090ea477c
3f0cc9a843155d60
cb954b21
9bfb1a0341665ea3
30ae4b937f2337a9
No 10.0.17754
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17754
.1
Sweden
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable a49551faceade118
5844fc386c8dd305
4907234d
15750221bbffa36c
055d656c46899460
No 10.0.16299
.15
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16299
.15
United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 43e00509ffc716c4
e13199c51df8f29c
40ef8425
5c8575d727df3d6e
72e37088e85c543f
No 10.0.17134
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17134
.1
Russian Federation
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 60733de225b5c4bf
c42fb79e5d1a4f66
83243e4a
782877b30735abd1
eae241f13145f664
No 10.0.17763
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17763
.1
China
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