How to Remove “HCW3X64.SYS”

What is HCW3X64.sys?

HCW3X64.sys is a legitimate file process developed by Hauppauge. It is associated with program Hauppauge WinTV-HVR (67xx). You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after HCW3X64.sys file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with HCW3X64.sys malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HCW3X64.sys malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of  the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:
1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the HCW3X64.sys file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove HCW3X64.sys malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incoporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using HCW3X64.sys, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove HCW3X64.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 04 July 2009 at 8:32 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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File
Version
Product
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works inc. Executable 3767778661a4c23c
fed235b6fed3617c
176e836f
0dc1d63eca9e0237
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No 1, 303, 5,
25085
1, 303, 5,
25085
United States
2 Hauppauge Computer Works inc. Executable 3767778661a4c23c
fed235b6fed3617c
176e836f
0dc1d63eca9e0237
e0caefd9cedd07bc
No 1, 303, 5,
25085
1, 303, 5,
25085
United Kingdom
3 Hauppauge Computer Works inc. Executable 3767778661a4c23c
fed235b6fed3617c
176e836f
0dc1d63eca9e0237
e0caefd9cedd07bc
No 1, 303, 5,
25085
1, 303, 5,
25085
United States
4 Hauppauge Computer Works inc. Executable 3767778661a4c23c
fed235b6fed3617c
176e836f
0dc1d63eca9e0237
e0caefd9cedd07bc
No 1, 303, 5,
25085
1, 303, 5,
25085
Canada
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