How to Remove “Notes.exe”

What is Notes.exe?

Notes.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Power Notes. This process is known as Secure Notes Organizer and it belongs to the software Secure Notes Organizer. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files.  Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Notes.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Notes.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL.
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the Notes.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from Notes.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the Notes.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration 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: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with Notes.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Notes.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 21 January 2012 at 6:47 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
2 N/A Non-executable 33849d57a25a1c0d
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Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Thailand N/A
3 Power Soft Executable 4354d97a48d02b1d
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Unclassified
Malware
No 3.15.1.134
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3.15 Internal Submission N/A
4 Power Soft Executable 9883744decba2b6a
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Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0.9.534 3.09 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 28 June 2011 at 10:49 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 812c0e1e90c9f59d
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Yes N/A N/A United States
2 N/A Executable c4a72f47c5a7f515
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f1d4f8c36f5014d0
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Yes N/A N/A United States
3 N/A Executable 0c89e04655485080
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fca0547824b05f4a
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Yes N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable c3638bf2a3a63c4f
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Yes N/A N/A United States
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