How to Remove “HCWI2C32.DLL”

What is HCWI2C32.DLL?

The file named HCWI2C32.DLL is developed by Hauppauge Computer Works Incorporation. The DLL file is integral for the software Hauppauge 32Bit I2C driver used by the Windows platform. It is important for the WinTV program to function as intended. The program is safe with security updates and was not involved in any malware attacks in the past. The threat level of the file is 1.

HCWI2C32.DLL is located in C:\Windows\System32\hcwi2c32.dll. The total size of the file is 100.1 kilobytes. The latest version of the program is 2.33.25191. The non-system process can be disabled from the background processes if it is confirmed to be causing any performance issues. The file, if removed will have no adverse effects on the Windows operating system.

Affected Platform: Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7

How to check if your computer is infected with HCWI2C32.DLL malware?

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with HCWI2C32.DLL malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • HCWI2C32.DLL file is taking more of your CPU memory
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the HCWI2C32.DLL and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Windows\System32, then it is likely that the system is affected with HCWI2C32.DLL malware.

How to remove HCWI2C32.DLL malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing HCWI2C32.DLL file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove HCWI2C32.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 27 June 2008 at 5:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 5dd5612908af86da
38346fbeceaa1478
b79dc2d8
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0b033953cc36c085
No 1.10.17126 1.10.17126 Internal Submission
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 2994d4f8c5511f8c
c6b8d505e5b758c5
b7e58a69
e8cc24d90ee0883c
804d07610ad93b5e
No 2.44.26071 2.44.26071 10.0.17.146/32
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable d6064e31639a4975
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No 2.51.29013 2.51.29013 United States
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 2d087a450bb42b2c
80f74c30bc3ab498
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No 2.13.22237 2.13.22237 Internal Submission
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