How to Remove “HCWTVWND.DLL”

What is HCWTVWND.DLL?

The file named HCWTVWND.DLL is developed by Hauppauge Computer Works. The program is used by the software created by the company. It is not digitally verified or signed. The file is not found in most newer Windows versions. It receives security updates from its developer making it safe to work with. The threat level of the file is 1.

HCWTVWND.DLL is located in C:\windows\syswow64\hcwtvwnd.dll. The total size of the file is 700.1 kilobytes. The latest version of the program available is 3.01.24297.

The program is considered clean by most scan reports. It is not part of any malware or Trojan attack in the past. The non-system process can be disabled without affecting the performance of the Windows operating system. 

Affected Platform: Windows (XP, Vista)

How to detect whether your system is affected by HCWTVWND.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 HCWTVWND.DLL file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\windows\syswow64\hcwtvwnd.dll, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from HCWTVWND.DLL malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the HCWTVWND.DLL malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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

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Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with HCWTVWND.DLL malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 May 2012 at 10:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable 4d6dd8690bbf0043
5b989585abb10169
abe7f064
e1e2f94cf75a98c0
fec5cfdd1560d551
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 2.111.2116
0 DS-PVR
2.111.2116
0 DS-PVR
Belarus N/A
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54

Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 July 2008 at 1:16 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable 99dc4fb6c1b6e42f
299e67a05ece701d
522cf2a9
0eb126080d0b0278
fffcd7dc5ff7570d
No 3, 9,
27047, 0
3, 9,
27047, 0
United States
2 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable 601722d75752685a
d14b271cefc3fea9
533e72ad
6c628e5eed31ec62
06d10922d0690184
No 2.127.2219
5 DS-PVR
2.127.2219
5 DS-PVR
Internal Submission
3 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable 4ed15b13a2b9b292
1055e772d1bcfcbc
b923300c
66dff739afc98091
6e472c29bb260be0
No 3, 01,
24111
PCI-USB
DVBT/S PVR
3, 01,
24111
PCI-USB
DVBT/S PVR
Internal Submission
4 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable fe127e97a8055120
364aba83d6056d57
8f0c29c4
10f0b1336cfe635d
16873f0ae0ece4b5
No 2.126.2215
9 DS-PVR
2.126.2215
9 DS-PVR
198.20.167.84/32
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