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 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

Safe Entries
First Seen: 17 December 2021 at 12:41 pm
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 26141f58bac31b6c
aea7881f51445a11
62fb0bf4
312f41445434f39f
75496e152cbebfab
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
154.237.218.247/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f13b6e801427156f
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1eb04ae341a8a8e8
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Virus.Win32.
Virut.CH
No 5.1.2600.5
877
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.090916
-1338)
5.1.2600.5
877
Egypt N/A
4 Microsoft Executable 6a733143ebe978dc
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bfe87a26
515607aed40f5fe5
d8338d01f6664abb
TrojWare.Win
32.VB.OSKB
No 1.00 1.00 Venezuela N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 15 December 2019 at 4:19 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
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2788c37e204629c8
4274b3f6
2f4552c0e4636dbc
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No N/A N/A India
2 N/A Executable a9e517972c1e2025
6b173bdbc2525908
11f01897
d15fb7bdc66ce4e3
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No N/A N/A India
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6ad74beb
32b3feb73df007d8
2d647d04b8f951e6
No N/A N/A United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable ea3afcef1439cc2c
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80e0d743
fe02aec2caf58e1a
1e84458efe380114
No 10.0.14393
.6250
(rs1_relea
se.230807-
1736)
10.0.14393
.6250
Russian Federation
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