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I am not good at english so please bear with me 'cause i really need some help. I dont know what happened but im pretty sure my laptop is infected with virus/es. It just happened that everytime I wanted to open a notepad file, it will not open and rather opens a message box which tells that "Notepad.exe has stopped working" and my laptop begins to lag, making it hard for me to close the message box, and after I close it, my laptop runs again normally. I tried to open notepad and same result... and when I right click on my desktop, a message box shows that "Windows Explorer has stopped
8:30am PST. After spending a couple of days on a client's Zbot Cryptolocker removal and file restoration - the blocking of executables running from XP's %username%\Application Data\ folders and sub-folders was implemented through Group Policy. As a test I just now copied notepad.exe from c:\windows into the \application data\ folder. But, Malwarebytes blocked this and called Zbot Crypto on notepad.exe - and Quarantined. Next, Right Click notepad.exe and 'scan with malwarebytes' - no malware found? Next, Delete notepad.exe from windows\ and windows\system32\ and replace with known good