How to Remove “HCW17BDA.SYS”

What is HCW17BDA.SYS?


HCW17BDA.SYS is a legitimate executable file developed by Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. This process is known as WinTV-Nova-T-Mini device driver is a driver file and it belongs to the product WinTV-Nova-T-Mini. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of HCW17BDA.SYS to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by HCW17BDA.SYS ?

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 HCW17BDA.SYS 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 HCW17BDA.SYS malware?

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove HCW17BDA.SYS malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 03 May 2009 at 9:24 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 1d12770490bd183e
9b8b37d106d22091
65e6414b
06fb7b8aabe70e91
9103a823fcdac5ff
Yes 4.3.5.3323
6 built
by: WinDDK
4.3.5.3323
6
United States
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 30d0942eed714aed
99eec614b92c7a92
325c5291
4c0b029aa12cda55
c308177c2e195fc3
No 4.2.10.271
80 built
by: WinDDK
4.2.10.271
80
Germany
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable b7747d4f84a21ba6
3ca43c1149e3852f
395639da
1c34599d2a997b4e
b77c51d940a05109
No 4.2.26.280
27 built
by: WinDDK
4.2.26.280
27
Internal Submission
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable d5dd61b3073850b8
5af8cdf2eea97770
6ea7a28f
45eb88d0486d023b
277f93411a5c1ef2
No 4.1.31.262
67 built
by: WinDDK
4.1.31.262
67
United States
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