How to Remove “WORDPAD.EXE”

What is wordpad.exe?

wordpad.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as WordPad MFC Application. It is a default program that comes with Windows Operating System developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default. Malware programmers create files with virus scripts and name them after wordpad.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with wordpad.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to see if your PC is infected with wordpad.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • wordpad.exe takes too much CPU space
  • PC slows down significantly
  • Browser automatically redirects to some irrelevant websites
  • Unsolicited ads and popups starts appearing
  • Screen freezes constantly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible wordpad.exe malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove wordpad.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

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 wordpad.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 22 April 2018 at 5:33 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 98b14c3d537f5cac
f5aa8e9e2b0a4c3a
333fdf6a
39e3293afdd58dc6
ed6c31cd565e671a
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.00.1691.
1
5.00.1691.
1
United States N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable d19e92b693622511
9478079be6466f02
4aa59018
bcdd044aecdac314
1bdf4bd319a68fce
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 222d23a86788221e
e81656558e5cb8cd
d2a8c3b6
e9e62816b4f128ff
4e4ca7dbc96909a8
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Australia N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable e123006a19dca513
1c625a6a69fe9a8b
e13a7fe9
53a08bad67e054da
fcb7045871ebd275
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 May 2018 at 5:37 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ReactOS Development Team Executable 6cace1ad36086b41
7b249cb018cb618b
512114d1
ee2de8a28eeb8c74
90e0b2a1d6ea360a
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 10.108.51.194/32
2 ReactOS Development Team Executable 6cace1ad36086b41
7b249cb018cb618b
512114d1
ee2de8a28eeb8c74
90e0b2a1d6ea360a
No 0.4.8 0.4.8 United States
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