How to Remove “HCWCAPTUREBASE.EXE”

What is HCWCaptureBase.exe?

HCWCaptureBase.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as Capture plugin interfacing. It belongs to HCWCaptureBase software for Windows and was developed by Hauppauge Computer Works Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\program files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as HCWCaptureBase.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with HCWCaptureBase.exe 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 HCWCaptureBase.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • HCWCaptureBase.exe 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 HCWCaptureBase.exe and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\program files, then it is likely that the system is affected with HCWCaptureBase.exe malware.

How to remove HCWCaptureBase.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing HCWCaptureBase.exe 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 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 HCWCaptureBase.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 18 August 2008 at 5:58 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works Inc Executable 96b1378f0e204322
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2 Hauppauge Computer Works Inc Executable f2a54c6576289e74
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France
3 Hauppauge Computer Works Inc Executable 2a26c013e8ec9e0b
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26136, 0
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26136, 0
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4 Hauppauge Computer Works Inc Executable 9c9cc460ad8ce72c
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United States
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