How to Remove “HCWCHDB.DLL”

What is HCWCHDB.DLL?

The file named HCWCHDB.DLL is developed by a Hauppauge Computer Works. The program has little information available in the records. However, scan reports confirmed that they are safe to work with and are not associated with any malware attacks in the past. The threat level of the DLL file is 3.

HCWCHDB.DLL is located in C:\windows\syswow64\hcwchdb.dll. The total size of the file is 156 kilobytes. The last spotted version is 2.1.25022.0.

The DLL file is confirmed to be a non-system process which if disabled will have no negative consequences on the Windows operating system. It is essential for software developed by the company Hauppauge.

Affected Platforms: Windows (XP, Vista)

How to determine if your computer is infected with HCWCHDB.DLLmalware?

Look out for these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HCWCHDB.DLLmalware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • HCWCHDB.DLLoccupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible HCWCHDB.DLLmalware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Windows\System32, perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove HCWCHDB.DLLmalware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove HCWCHDB.DLLmalware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 11:03 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 N/A Executable 0f3b5c6ec9c66196
10b5dfe945db81b8
594cf0f6
465300590ba064d6
21e057d9c0358f0e
No 2, 2,
25092, 0
2, 2,
25092, 0
Netherlands
2 N/A Executable 5972d4773a542dd5
d6feaa5a37a0c1c1
cf53d503
aafc23754edbe9c1
1ef65ccd64e42561
No 2, 1,
25022, 0
2, 1,
25022, 0
United States
3 N/A Executable 91281927dda83b84
1a80bd84a7087cea
29f7a45a
988f801302451419
3e3f49cce2449213
No 1, 1,
22162, 1
1, 1,
22162, 1
United States
4 N/A Executable ce8d71b4ee56c92c
040d39d06f60c1b5
e8887702
N/A No 2, 1,
24111, 0
2, 1,
24111, 0
United Kingdom
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