How to Remove “HCWXDS.DLL”

What is HCWXDS.DLL ?

The file named HCWXDS.DLL is developed by Hauppauge Computer Works Inc. The program is used by the software module developed by the company and is essential for it function seamlessly as intended. The program is safe from malware and Trojan threats because it secured with security updates. The threat level of the DLL is 1.

HCWXDS.DLL is located in C:\users\{user}\appdata\local\temp\{random}.tmp\drivers\driverd2\hcwxds.dll. The actual size of the file is 40 kilobytes. The latest version of the DLL file found is 1.4.0.20266. The default language of the program is English. It has limited information available but is confirmed to be a non-system process which can be uninstalled if it is confirmed to be compromised by a virus.

Affected Platform: Windows XP,Vista,7

How to check if your computer is infected with HCWXDS.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 HCWXDS.DLL malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • HCWXDS.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 HCWXDS.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 HCWXDS.DLL malware.

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

Ideally, replacing the existing HCWXDS.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 HCWXDS.DLL malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 September 2010 at 6:47 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable b8b9428b8b0f2461
dddbc104ec5a27b5
2f078367
92f77e179505e1d2
4369d8b57c78d90b
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 4, 0,
20266
1, 4, 0,
20266
United Kingdom N/A
2 N/A Executable 2d908b71fa7fea4a
35602baa1bf85bdd
2682d25e
177779ca702f3e6f
28f8968632a67a33
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 6, 0,
24201
1, 6, 0,
24201
United Kingdom N/A
3 N/A Executable a1b508fbaf77c269
5ec018b1284f41ad
cb244a6d
34d5220995e5758f
0f7c0965ea67965d
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.A
No 1, 4, 0,
20266
1, 4, 0,
20266
Canada N/A
4 N/A Executable d5fcae1cd569f93a
15466d43ee96a1fc
0c3dc2ab
6a35bfb33c62283c
ea806a6749ad361c
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 1, 4, 0,
20266
1, 4, 0,
20266
Belarus N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 October 2008 at 8:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 37bbc2129ef1dd4b
4fa746390364394c
8623be70
b0a7fef0cd6ddbec
2b8c0ba4321ca99d
No 1, 6, 0,
24201
1, 6, 0,
24201
10.100.130.251/32
2 N/A Executable 37bbc2129ef1dd4b
4fa746390364394c
8623be70
b0a7fef0cd6ddbec
2b8c0ba4321ca99d
No 1, 6, 0,
24201
1, 6, 0,
24201
198.20.167.84/32
3 N/A Executable 6ef4127519cadab4
81b115331ac2e2eb
3cd8f138
a93f23e481b4730a
c66ef01db51803c1
No 1, 4, 0,
20266
1, 4, 0,
20266
10.100.130.251/32
4 N/A Executable 6ef4127519cadab4
81b115331ac2e2eb
3cd8f138
a93f23e481b4730a
c66ef01db51803c1
No 1, 4, 0,
20266
1, 4, 0,
20266
198.20.167.84/32
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