How to Remove “HCWPNP32.DLL”

What is HCWPNP32.DLL? 

The file named HCWPNP32.DLL is developed by Gateway as a System Restoration CD. The program is specifically designed for the Windows operating system and has proper security updates from the original developer. It is not part of any malware or Trojan attacks in the past based on scan reports. The threat level of the file is 1.

HCWPNP32.DLL is located in c:\windows\system32. The total size of the file is not known. The latest version found is 1.0.0.0. The program is not directly integrated with Windows operating system.

It is a non-system process which can be uninstalled without any consequences on the overall performance. The program is used by the system restoration process. 

Affected Platform: Windows OS(XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10)

How to detect whether your system is affected by HCWPNP32.DLL?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 HCWPNP32.DLLfile and open its location.

If the file is located outside c:\windows\system32, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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