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What is notepad.exe? Notepad

Vendor:      Microsoft Corporation
Product:     Windows
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: notepad.exe - For best results at PC Pitstop, exit all unneeded programs before testing.
The Notepad application that comes with Windows.

notepad.exe is a user invoked program and a normal part of PC operations. No action required.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.17%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 3 MB

Program Name MD5 Count
notepad.exe

MD5 Hashes
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xdaf60e13e96ecb67f0edaa89c6b01b8d 4/25/2015 10:43:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Notepad 147 KB
2 Status 0x5e28284f9b5f9097640d58a73d38ad4c 4/22/2015 5:29:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 67 KB
3 Status 0xd378bffb70923139d6a4f546864aa61c 4/12/2015 4:37:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 175 KB
4 Status 0x9c164b5d701bee18cc33c5e119104cd0 3/16/2015 10:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
5 Status 0xdf7753a65c389e4ab738f9c392c81a3f 2/18/2015 2:13:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
6 Status 0x388b8fbc36a8558587afc90fb23a3b99 2/16/2015 6:46:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Notepad 67 KB
7 Status 0xff7f14fda901090e337488a1900e3660 1/29/2015 4:07:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Notepad 147 KB
8 Status 0xe8f945b7f0a938fedb44ae9996898f6c 1/23/2015 8:45:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 67 KB
9 Status 0x4e4e104a75b9352a3225ffdc2bdf787d 12/11/2014 4:12:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 67 KB
10 Status 0x2dcc5c800f51d487178814ca9eada181 9/29/2014 2:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 69 KB
11 Status 0x90e7100880cf29a8309e8f510ee221bf 1/30/2012 4:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
12 Status 0xfa8157b3c5cab175d80db9086e2dc09f 1/30/2012 1:34:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
13 Status 0x8a028e235c347730cb579806038d9d45 10/14/2011 4:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 94 KB
14 Status 0x69e003fbc63eabe1336c85a091d1d261 10/5/2011 10:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 201 KB
15 Status 0x25c85c67d623d9e1838e355a4e8867f0 9/19/2011 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
16 Status 0x17f00fea98ed61394dc192d5d481c387 9/15/2011 11:31:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 57 KB
17 Status 0x5c13117a8ac82ca6e237b88cafbf92c3 9/6/2011 10:58:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 151 KB
18 Status 0xd9759a5721c4213e558f1dc7a8b06b28 9/6/2011 4:12:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Notepad 68 KB
19 Status 0x4460d79c0e148b4b02de4c7f09ee207e 8/28/2011 8:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 66 KB
20 Status 0xb53b0f7aa341430fe73a9bd26a6441b5 8/27/2011 3:14:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Notepad 68 KB
21 Status 0xe4a18adf075d1861bd6240348a67cce2 8/7/2011 3:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
22 Status 0xcf8c98e8b3979f15df77a7de2e51bcc1 7/27/2011 6:20:00 AM Unknown 5.00.2140.1 Notepad 49 KB
23 Status 0x187a36560eeaaf700e623d302563b0b2 7/23/2011 9:08:00 PM Unknown 5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) Notepad 67 KB
24 Status 0x5d837f289f01a7bcce93e460492de87f 7/13/2011 12:14:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 69 KB
25 Status 0x1c6a51b9356d367378c7476cfa98af25 4/21/2011 4:13:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 69 KB



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