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: 07 September 2018 at 8:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 72bfb2dfa95e3840
b04c962fedc817c7
5e221db5
4ba32d44862f3884
b2bc35f96ec16c65
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.196.90.143/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1014ffdaa0d3a33c
ad0bec58d7ef7328
b489b43e
3de9da7eedf923f8
f4d6aeec942bb697
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
Syrian Arab Republic N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable fbe273ef52bf5020
db9b429dbe177474
0de2d2f7
2d1825d81cfcf201
5884f38c94a09abe
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
103.219.43.182/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable 5c24702143f2639a
7460d6b032b4f9d9
2e6ce314
108cf84439aa3852
f2df77ce92dd5e45
Worm.Win32.D
elf.nj
No N/A N/A 37.202.68.91/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 14 September 2018 at 2:29 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1a4e4e541b85abea
35ad9285344a0af1
6bd719f8
c5b42c185f75a96b
409ae8294f021157
No 10.0.17755
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17755
.1
Japan
2 N/A Non-executable 6b8538aa5bbec1d1
b70e9f5224c52a07
eddc62d6
4c0044d73426edf3
0676e7d52ea347d9
No N/A N/A France
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable d1f9527b68dbac70
69ee3ad6ab1bb072
055c5cf8
2d79aedcd077a93f
54a3d77f18826f6a
No 5.1.2600.7
512
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe_escrow
.180615-12
48)
5.1.2600.7
512
10.224.25.40/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0ba507de7304afa4
78e9a5db44e94cf6
ca075c2a
03e69ea7977d4eb6
6378a37092022d2d
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
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