wordpad.exe - Is wordpad.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is wordpad.exe?
Purpose of wordpad.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: wordpad.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
This file is a Microsoft program known as Microsoft Wordpad. It is a handy text editor that has many features and will be showing in your tasklist if you have wordpad open. It is on all Windows pcs. Visit wordpad.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the wordpad.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
Location is in your accessories folder.


  • Is wordpad.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is wordpad.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove wordpad.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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