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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 Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 File Info Last Seen Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0xe8f945b7f0a938fedb44ae9996898f6c More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 6 16 69 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xd7bfdb6d6acf2d7e0ecb25d2756d8fd6 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 2 3 3 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x27336f3cc6b3b53043d0666ac0ca4a7f More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 15 38 83 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x4460d79c0e148b4b02de4c7f09ee207e More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 32 75 364 Not Applicable
5 Status 0xdaf60e13e96ecb67f0edaa89c6b01b8d More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 3 27 159 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x5e28284f9b5f9097640d58a73d38ad4c More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 227 896 4826 Not Applicable
7 Status 0xd378bffb70923139d6a4f546864aa61c More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 79 395 1792 Not Applicable
8 Status 0xf2c7bb8acc97f92e987a2d4087d021b1 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 598 2194 9288 Not Applicable
9 Status 0x388b8fbc36a8558587afc90fb23a3b99 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 4 6 14 Not Applicable
10 Status 0x90e7100880cf29a8309e8f510ee221bf More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 1 1 9 Not Applicable
11 Status 0x5a18f00ab9330ac7539675f3f326cf11 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 836 2958 9992 Not Applicable
12 Status 0x24da05ade2a978e199875da0d859e7eb More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 977 2590 13331 Not Applicable
13 Status 0x8a23968568a26c12b97a6e9cd2792fc4 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 1 2 15 Not Applicable
14 Status 0x959a31d0cd013cea0c66db7c03bcbddf More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 11 42 254 Not Applicable
15 Status 0x8bab7a5d5c1477d0641195e623db32b4 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 3 6 22 Not Applicable
16 Status 0xadffcb5c69a0b4bd7c569d20a9d6a6cf More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 8 44 141 Not Applicable
17 Status 0x986bc1a9e29a9e35c1d10d874616acbb More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 47 173 997 Not Applicable
18 Status 0x9aa440f8f580c573d0f2732da6ecb87a More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 10 28 118 Not Applicable
19 Status 0xb32189bdff6e577a92baa61ad49264e6 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 3545 13413 56824 Not Applicable
20 Status 0xfc2ea5bd5307d2cfa5aaa38e0c0ddce9 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 1285 3974 15309 Not Applicable
21 Status 0xa4f6df0e33e644e802c8798ed94d80ea More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 827 2952 14216 Not Applicable
22 Status 0x9d12a01443d52bb25a8ad0f100f91b83 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 51 250 1006 Not Applicable
23 Status 0xe48a573a7e96a81cb97385768f6cfa4e More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 39 124 587 Not Applicable
24 Status 0x992ca9bf40f0cb54c2711ff4ecc5bbeb More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 21 102 702 Not Applicable
25 Status 0x5d4ea763c67c5e9b8539052bf7e055b1 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 113 365 2208 Not Applicable
26 Status 0x60336413e419c2ea5e215f1a32061e40 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 347 1266 5140 Not Applicable
27 Status 0x51805698809b88ceb8193c975c4ce5ac More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 7 24 100 Not Applicable
28 Status 0x817df70aa8720edca592224593510c1d More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 34 114 489 Not Applicable
29 Status 0x5c80444005ad0fe765f31ef26d959704 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 15 44 186 Not Applicable
30 Status 0xaf79f5a331c50cc87f0a5f921ad93b0f More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 418 1401 6614 Not Applicable
31 Status 0x3b508cae5debcba928b5bc355517e2e6 More File Information 5/22/2017 Unsigned 6837 25336 117944 Not Applicable
32 Status 0x187a36560eeaaf700e623d302563b0b2 More File Information 5/20/2017 Unsigned 0 2 8 Not Applicable
33 Status 0x22e1963fe26d5bceab0575eb6ff60cb5 More File Information 5/20/2017 Unsigned 0 1 8 Not Applicable
34 Status 0xf9f66c4ab053a6fc01cc6928d80eae29 More File Information 5/19/2017 Unsigned 0 1 12 Not Applicable
35 Status 0xff7f14fda901090e337488a1900e3660 More File Information 5/18/2017 Unsigned 0 4 43 Not Applicable
36 Status 0xd35941adcf891138dfe6d6e503877c81 More File Information 5/18/2017 Unsigned 0 1 7 Not Applicable
37 Status 0xe30299799c4ece3b53f4a7b8897a35b6 More File Information 5/18/2017 Unsigned 0 3 16 Not Applicable
38 Status 0x5da05b7084cb795b42babac94bb8791c More File Information 5/17/2017 Unsigned 0 1 19 Not Applicable
39 Status 0x11d94224abed7c3bb58233b7f9d40603 More File Information 5/17/2017 Unsigned 0 2 29 Not Applicable
40 Status 0x3bd6e747dc60775274fa943126ac1e87 More File Information 5/15/2017 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
41 Status 0x49e260d4fc092a74ee71f91f408d4809 More File Information 5/11/2017 Unsigned 0 0 7 Not Applicable
42 Status 0x9c164b5d701bee18cc33c5e119104cd0 More File Information 5/10/2017 Unsigned 0 0 2 Not Applicable
43 Status 0x8a29b5b5a881c6709f31ff5203f0fac9 More File Information 5/7/2017 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
44 Status 0xdf7753a65c389e4ab738f9c392c81a3f More File Information 5/5/2017 Unsigned 0 0 8 Not Applicable
45 Status 0x689f5374450115b9a3f90024883732af More File Information 5/5/2017 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
46 Status 0x12a2041b21d6a4542fb6402bcbb2c19f More File Information 5/3/2017 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
47 Status 0xa227b945e23e16439146fce83173df5b More File Information 4/29/2017 Unsigned 0 0 4 Not Applicable
48 Status 0x4394a3d224db30e1b30740e7d58baed1 More File Information 4/27/2017 Unsigned 0 0 1 Not Applicable
49 Status 0x56fd70793cf88c8ac74f44c7c4086e81 More File Information 4/26/2017 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
50 Status 0x83100b04fdbc89fc01d31b83270bc8c6 More File Information 4/23/2017 Unsigned 0 0 3 Not Applicable
51 Status 0x880fa375f2b8c3321115551d7e95b13b More File Information 4/20/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
52 Status 0x362d1687892bcf1fcd725d3169c7fc0e More File Information 4/18/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
53 Status 0xda16222d9f826edbdbf82046501b47eb More File Information 4/7/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
54 Status 0x7d1b9b7b245281a5400f8450944e4159 More File Information 4/3/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
55 Status 0x2dcc5c800f51d487178814ca9eada181 More File Information 3/30/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
56 Status 0xfd96f484079e690c563ed4118ccf6be3 More File Information 3/28/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
57 Status 0xe4a18adf075d1861bd6240348a67cce2 More File Information 2/24/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
58 Status 0x3f7bea02c4daf886e10806be7a6f584a More File Information 2/22/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
59 Status 0xb3a41a13d04c6bf1051a8fc0d5ca7be6 More File Information 2/21/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
60 Status 0x7360f838977686e021cffa3a9818a523 More File Information 2/18/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
61 Status 0x4e6c82d878f2c94d8132276b30ce9dd4 More File Information 2/9/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
62 Status 0x562a3b03546536307ac47fcb0ceadcde More File Information 2/6/2017 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
63 Status 0x86a005a8f7cd3ee7be8e3bd7ccaa153b More File Information 12/31/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
64 Status 0x3583c62e466164aa5ef6427a5cbc8cd3 More File Information 12/13/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
65 Status 0xc3d87bdd81efaeb4d58cec68c0ec4927 More File Information 12/12/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
66 Status 0x87f6da0780cc8dcf3d73aaa04e3d0e06 More File Information 11/18/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
67 Status 0x25c85c67d623d9e1838e355a4e8867f0 More File Information 11/5/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
68 Status 0x2e11581fa32ce56b605833f53e59d864 More File Information 8/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
69 Status 0x53d667af4c71a8831c48890b2331e015 More File Information 8/10/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
70 Status 0xb8a0e70796372b705b0ec66b95c32af9 More File Information 8/5/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
71 Status 0xe18558172df8147cfbf732efcc2efe32 More File Information 7/31/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
72 Status 0x93854d717966401a9dae29303a7ebd63 More File Information 7/28/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
73 Status 0x99ba376a139474ed3b790aff14ac32ef More File Information 7/25/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
74 Status 0x206d587255ccce71a4b14329415d8b06 More File Information 7/22/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
75 Status 0xf2e3a3ae7519e7b031ee1df0b0c06814 More File Information 7/22/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
76 Status 0x85857db41faecffd649bd6b88f2cd64a More File Information 7/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
77 Status 0x8a3f5671c7b1ec10ff71f97c1c1be90e More File Information 7/20/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
78 Status 0x2468872029aaba0ac651eac459504c90 More File Information 7/20/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
79 Status 0x1824edae8fcf1bad2baa8b112544881f More File Information 7/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
80 Status 0xd997407e65c8bf19fdada74a46b993bc More File Information 7/19/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
81 Status 0x1e1d9e724795a2d250685a2e30702d15 More File Information 7/17/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
82 Status 0x1033d719e7b43d8dbd428121c9f6af85 More File Information 7/17/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
83 Status 0x3c7cc97e50f228789e8d41731724c2b9 More File Information 7/16/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
84 Status 0x86b96b974b376548eb806d401e1c5dac More File Information 7/8/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
85 Status 0x0b428769d4b140c77aec6245d8d0ec99 More File Information 7/7/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
86 Status 0x40882f5b834f9a6c53797cbbc93f7a26 More File Information 7/5/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
87 Status 0x95331a8d9da23f356a75c5eedb04f85f More File Information 7/4/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
88 Status 0xcb9801cac9f8f0a2cc4f9a29b28f2eee More File Information 7/4/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
89 Status 0x8ee0549d141d47793f10e6eaa4900d2e More File Information 6/29/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
90 Status 0xe296094762e9e9565cca29f9595b5872 More File Information 6/28/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
91 Status 0x4cec1357c454e6d60cca5649298ed7ec More File Information 6/27/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
92 Status 0x109992194a474cb601caa70851a90b42 More File Information 6/23/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
93 Status 0xfbc382af1eeb91f41d066d2528c113a0 More File Information 6/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
94 Status 0x97761fdb562b2181635a8d8a9fcc28a9 More File Information 6/21/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
95 Status 0x5d837f289f01a7bcce93e460492de87f More File Information 6/17/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
96 Status 0xa4ad7df18d5ab5cd46a27834823a0bf7 More File Information 6/17/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
97 Status 0xbe4a36f5178ea6227dced53e68fa9964 More File Information 6/16/2016 Signed 0 0 0 Not Applicable
98 Status 0x90112e70a667971585093f13e965e785 More File Information 6/15/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
99 Status 0x2feaa467493798fba4005a047b2770f4 More File Information 6/13/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
100 Status 0x80b72118c2e158bd7e3304e25e7b8552 More File Information 6/12/2016 Unsigned 0 0 0 Not Applicable
MD5 Hashes Expand md5 List Collapse md5 List
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0xf9f66c4ab053a6fc01cc6928d80eae29 2/7/2017 3:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 175 KB
2 Status 0xb26873c6b2aa21cdb1d39d03348bd713 7/22/2016 12:46:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
3 Status 0xff7f14fda901090e337488a1900e3660 4/4/2016 6:02:00 PM Unknown 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) Notepad 147 KB
4 Status 0x8bab7a5d5c1477d0641195e623db32b4 5/25/2015 11:35:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 0 KB
5 Status 0xdf7753a65c389e4ab738f9c392c81a3f 5/24/2015 1:47:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
6 Status 0x9c164b5d701bee18cc33c5e119104cd0 3/16/2015 10:53:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
7 Status 0x388b8fbc36a8558587afc90fb23a3b99 2/16/2015 6:46:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Notepad 67 KB
8 Status 0x4e4e104a75b9352a3225ffdc2bdf787d 12/11/2014 4:12:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 67 KB
9 Status 0x2dcc5c800f51d487178814ca9eada181 9/29/2014 2:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 69 KB
10 Status 0x90e7100880cf29a8309e8f510ee221bf 1/30/2012 4:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
11 Status 0xfa8157b3c5cab175d80db9086e2dc09f 1/30/2012 1:34:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
12 Status 0x8a028e235c347730cb579806038d9d45 10/14/2011 4:10:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 94 KB
13 Status 0x69e003fbc63eabe1336c85a091d1d261 10/5/2011 10:42:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 201 KB
14 Status 0x25c85c67d623d9e1838e355a4e8867f0 9/19/2011 2:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
15 Status 0x17f00fea98ed61394dc192d5d481c387 9/15/2011 11:31:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 57 KB
16 Status 0x5c13117a8ac82ca6e237b88cafbf92c3 9/6/2011 10:58:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 151 KB
17 Status 0xd9759a5721c4213e558f1dc7a8b06b28 9/6/2011 4:12:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Notepad 68 KB
18 Status 0x4460d79c0e148b4b02de4c7f09ee207e 8/28/2011 8:07:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 66 KB
19 Status 0xb53b0f7aa341430fe73a9bd26a6441b5 8/27/2011 3:14:00 PM Unknown 5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158) Notepad 68 KB
20 Status 0xe4a18adf075d1861bd6240348a67cce2 8/7/2011 3:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 68 KB
21 Status 0xcf8c98e8b3979f15df77a7de2e51bcc1 7/27/2011 6:20:00 AM Unknown 5.00.2140.1 Notepad 49 KB
22 Status 0x5d837f289f01a7bcce93e460492de87f 7/13/2011 12:14:00 AM Unknown Unknown Notepad 69 KB
23 Status 0x1c6a51b9356d367378c7476cfa98af25 4/21/2011 4:13:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 69 KB
24 Status 0x4dfbfedf71a521e8b40e7d969dd7ec6d 4/14/2011 6:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 65 KB
25 Status 0x578c817a06a4ccd0fe8a428871356a1a 4/10/2011 5:49:00 PM Unknown Unknown Notepad 74 KB



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