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: 01 October 2018 at 6:45 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable e1ec2037aa1bc171
c85429885e950ea3
b371088e
5363d7fa3bc3f66c
81dc96bf3b3645de
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
Italy N/A
2 Not Defteri Executable c9683d73cf1786bf
383b941025e23197
f812c5ad
2cc7b8d6bd21aa18
9f07658755d6206a
Win32.Jeefo.
A
No 1.00 1.00 10.224.25.40/32 N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable f1247a82da28fc6c
924a34f6d9f3f06e
1ad2b3ab
94c3789e9016e5bc
7f45a6e0c6145b1e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7601.1
8917
(win7sp1_g
dr.150709-
0600)
6.1.7601.1
8917
Turkey N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4c028a234661b7ec
1d4fb2c424be0723
28c6ab43
eb0073dca842407d
9425d33cb477af8b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2105)
5.1.2600.5
512
197.38.155.43/32 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 a49551faceade118
5844fc386c8dd305
4907234d
15750221bbffa36c
055d656c46899460
No 10.0.16299
.15
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.16299
.15
United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 43e00509ffc716c4
e13199c51df8f29c
40ef8425
5c8575d727df3d6e
72e37088e85c543f
No 10.0.17134
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17134
.1
Russian Federation
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