How to Remove “HWENCODERS.EXE”

What is hwencoders.exe?

hwencoders.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by  Hauppauge Computer Works. This process is known as Hauppauge Computer Works and it belongs to the  Hauppauge Computer Works. It is commonly stored in C:\program files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of hwencoders.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by hwencoders.exe ?

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 hwencoders.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\program files. folder, 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 hwencoders.exe malware?

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

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

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

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

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

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

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 15 June 2009 at 8:14 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable 07fe635dac78c1b7
29001fe7b7c08e7d
4d552056
b4b226a4b55f6170
08e359a3d8a17bcb
EmailWorm.Wi
n32.Runouce.
BA
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 France N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2009 at 1:30 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable b906d852dc01d370
48bb2b0bcf3d48b2
94253721
ff6cbbd3e3bd9a06
9ba032e92c6cd466
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 104.236.253.252/32
2 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable b906d852dc01d370
48bb2b0bcf3d48b2
94253721
ff6cbbd3e3bd9a06
9ba032e92c6cd466
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 10.100.19.9/32
3 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable b906d852dc01d370
48bb2b0bcf3d48b2
94253721
ff6cbbd3e3bd9a06
9ba032e92c6cd466
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United States
4 Hauppauge Computer Works Executable b906d852dc01d370
48bb2b0bcf3d48b2
94253721
ff6cbbd3e3bd9a06
9ba032e92c6cd466
No 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 United Kingdom
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