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!

 

13

Malware Entries

First Seen: 03 February 2018 at 11:46 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 7c94fe9a86404446
fc341c1793290617
331f0183
3cf203511cb57d75
489732754cf31e2e
Virus.Win32.
Delf.NAP0
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
196.190.96.66/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 98b14c3d537f5cac
f5aa8e9e2b0a4c3a
333fdf6a
39e3293afdd58dc6
ed6c31cd565e671a
Unclassified
Malware
No 5.00.1691.
1
5.00.1691.
1
United States N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 422c47be906c1fc4
75e046f6d84abe1a
67f74a3e
fc9255e2e5b652e2
88fc3ef556576128
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
7514
(win7sp1_r
tm.101119-
1850)
6.1.7601.1
7514
31.215.252.6/32 N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 20c7e00a23a6444e
a0f9099275f322cc
bc239408
4283bc72503f7b81
1371d2070e0460af
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.2
3714
(win7sp1_l
dr.170307-
1800)
6.1.7601.2
3714
197.210.28.197/32 N/A
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
12

Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 March 2010 at 6:17 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 ReactOS Development Team Executable 60f3008854e52da9
fe9755c1f7e41a8d
164746b7
d3690c2ff4ec8c4e
ef384efee629f3f7
No 0.4.7 0.4.7 10.108.51.194/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 8ac4bd64193cc6f9
4968c724831ac7e1
3d5d2677
719dd470d53b1d56
6256ff38c906e087
No 5.1.2600.6
010
(xpsp_sp3_
gdr.100712
-1633)
5.1.2600.6
010
United States
3 ReactOS Development Team Executable c2ab8761f0601745
40fe56045bbf0601
8662156b
7b490f02113e7857
c8cefacd6aedc499
No 0.4.6 0.4.6 10.100.19.18/32
4 N/A Executable 27a2170fb802b147
4722ada5f8b30d29
41b98ff0
83ce211d681287a5
ae1ba76b4523dfba
No N/A N/A 104.236.253.252/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
Exclusive Offer
Get Free Endpoint Protection
Get Advanced
Endpoint
Protection

Award-Winning Security to Protect Your Clients from Cyber Attacks

Comodo Internet Security Pro

Free Antivirus protection from hackers! Get the ultimate Antivirus solution to keep your PC clean and to remove viruses from a slow or infected PC. Improve the PC performance at home or use it on-the-go!

Get Comodo Internet Security Comodo Internet Security