Notepad opens randmoly !

Not sure what the problem ! but after installing a bad software , i had some malwares running on my computer and the cpu usage jumped to arround 90% . I was able to remove these malwares with hitman pro software and the cpu usage is back to normal 0/1% on idle . But almost every hour notepad opens by itself with an error saying "the system cannot fin the path specified"

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Have You Tried Running These Other Tools?

Unfortunately, there is still a registry "call" remaining from the previous malware. As such, it needs to be fixed. Click on the link below and follow the instructions to the letter, in the order they're given. It should find any other remnants that Hitman missed. Running all the scans listed will take quite a while so don't be surprised if it takes a few hours.

“Expand” the post titled: "Please try this" at the link below:

Hope this helps.


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Migrate and setup closed end points

Save yourself the headache and start from scratch.

Extract the drive, move the data to a safe and security-protected computer.

Wipe the data drive on 1's and 0's or buy a new SSD and reload the OS.

Viruses and malware can survive in the RAM-memory while virus scans are performed, and reload themselves once the security cleaning program relaxes itself or when the computer restarts, the implant can reload itself into memory before Windows boots up after UEFI protection checks.

Ideally, you'll purge the visual cues, but it won't fix the damage left behind. Traces of the parasite with your level of issue will also hide on the network.

You'll have to setup EndPoint Security (monitoring) on all the devices that connect to your wireless network and factory restore you router to prevent the parasite from exploiting again in your domain/network.

Ex- SEPC or Webroot Endpoint

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