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: 07 August 2009 at 11:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 IBM Corp Executable 7f994ea419276b2a
10b6fd10ce533eed
f024dd41
72d6f836ca4f0536
64b4b56db15f53e4
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 7.0.10.601
7
7.0.10.601
7
154.66.23.160/32 N/A
2 Power Soft Executable cb4fa0979a2b7034
c06c22c9f4def323
da86ffd5
79c7769fdea553c0
e36bedf5db17101c
Heur.Suspici
ous
No 3.34.1.269
5
3.34.1.269
5
Internal Submission N/A
3 Power Soft Executable 4354d97a48d02b1d
5abb6a45fdcacc42
42032d2f
de36ea0429c3f050
48c9899796ac2645
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.15.1.134
5
3.15 Internal Submission N/A
4 Power Soft Executable 9883744decba2b6a
efa39ec7b2e514e9
e5e23930
b14f6aa15ae940c9
29c48c0fe4c10f97
Unclassified
Malware
No 3.0.9.534 3.09 Internal Submission N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 20 January 2009 at 10:06 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 3272064930f4da82
fa459baf6c0e908e
1dec7440
4ac22539da39c8f7
3ddc35028f052c96
No 1.0.0.0 1.0.0.0 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 1d142323a434b108
e502c16cbee7e9eb
b7962706
bf36789d84722d7a
b19e7518ed94f913
Yes N/A N/A 10.108.51.119/32
3 Power Soft Executable 2d16c292f87155be
1933c91e73fecb47
b05a2bad
b8a7f74dc7813e16
914c9b97a75f05d5
No 3.19.1.198
3
3.19 Internal Submission
4 N/A Executable d8037845956d9908
34dda49a02da944d
c265a64e
0df646be9c4f6d64
6dc43b8ea568becf
No N/A N/A Netherlands
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