What is Notepad++.exe?

Notepad++.exe is part of Notepadafree(GNU)sourcecodeeditor and developed by Don HO don.h@free.fr according to the Notepad++.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like Notepad++.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

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Notepad++.exe's description is "Notepadafree(GNU)sourcecodeeditor".

Notepad++.exe is digitally signed by Don HO don.h@free.fr.

Notepad++.exe is an .exe file.

Notepad++.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Notepad++\notepad++.exe

Notepad++.exe basic information

Description
Notepadafree(GNU)sourcecodeeditor
Internal Name
npp.exe
Version
7.88
Hash
456F5DCC3979596F8A23485463E54961

Notepad++.exe running processes

%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe

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List of the actions Notepad++.exe executes on a user's PC
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\langs.xml new file created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\stylers.xml new file created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\shortcuts.xml new file created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\plugins\config\converter.ini new file created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\session.xml new file created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup new catalogue created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\config.xml new file created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup\start.bat@2021-02-01_104803 new file created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup\change.log@2021-02-02_092926 new file created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup\server.cfg@2021-02-01_110100 new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\2\0\2\\1 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\2\0\2\1 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\2\0\2\1\\NodeSlot new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\2\0\2\1\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\Shell new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\Shell\\SniffedFolderType new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup\change.log@2021-01-21_011631 new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\0\2\0\\1 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\LogicalViewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\0\2\0\1 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\0\2\0\1\\NodeSlot new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\IconSize new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\0\2\0\1\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Sort new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\ColInfo new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\Shell new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupView new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\Shell\\KnownFolderDerivedFolderType new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:FMTID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\Shell\\SniffedFolderType new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:PID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\51\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByDirection new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\DeeRus.html new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup\DeeRus.html@2021-02-02_100646 new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\LogicalViewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\IconSize new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Sort new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\ColInfo new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupView new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:FMTID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:PID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\21\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByDirection new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\\2 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\2 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\2\\NodeSlot new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\2\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\LogicalViewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\IconSize new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Sort new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup\new 1@2021-02-03_224910 new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\ColInfo new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\3\14\\14 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupView new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\3\14\14 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:FMTID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\3\14\14\\NodeSlot new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByKey:PID new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\3\14\14\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\22\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupByDirection new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\\3 new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\Shell new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\3 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\Shell\\SniffedFolderType new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\3\\NodeSlot new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\BagMRU\3\\MRUListEx new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\23 new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\23\ComDlg new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\LogicalViewMode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\23\ComDlg\{B337FD00-9DD5-4635-A6D4-DA33FD102B7A} new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\23\ComDlg\{B337FD00-9DD5-4635-A6D4-DA33FD102B7A}\\Mode new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\IconSize new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\23\ComDlg\{B337FD00-9DD5-4635-A6D4-DA33FD102B7A}\\FFlags new registry key parameter created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup\mosquitto.conf@2021-01-11_123208 new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Sort new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\1\ComDlg new registry key created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\ColInfo new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\1\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7} new registry key created
%APPDATA%\Notepad++\backup\mosquitto.conf@2021-01-11_123803 new file created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\611\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\GroupView new registry key parameter created
HKEY_USERS\%ID-USER-SID%_CLASSES\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Bags\1\ComDlg\{5C4F28B5-F869-4E84-8E60-F11DB97C5CC7}\\Mode new registry key parameter created

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