How to Remove “HCW47XXX.SYS”

What is hcw47xxx.sys?

hcw47xxx.sys is a legitimate file. This process is known as Hauppauge WinTV Nova-S-USB2. It belongs to Hauppauge WinTV Nova-S-USB2 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 hcw47xxx.sys to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with hcw47xxx.sys 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 hcw47xxx.sys malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • hcw47xxx.sys 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 hcw47xxx.sys and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with hcw47xxx.sys malware.

How to remove hcw47xxx.sys malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing hcw47xxx.sys 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 hcw47xxx.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 8:14 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Version
Product
Version
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable be5f4e547bebf5b3
52eb14ed2004d663
db7269ee
80adee65c67afda7
3974d16e41824d08
No 3.9.612.26
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3.9.612.26
115
Internal Submission
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 69a025eabd5bf20a
54c5d78f4ebc7354
f0582512
cb08e0e01651d979
ae6bbf80382051f2
No 3.9.612.27
160
3.9.612.27
160
Internal Submission
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 06bd02198e04a0e1
c56b7406df51e3e6
53cec87e
ecd5a79970bf5ba4
99cdc4a7fca286c7
No 3.9.612.25
270
3.9.612.25
270
United States
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 69a025eabd5bf20a
54c5d78f4ebc7354
f0582512
cb08e0e01651d979
ae6bbf80382051f2
No 3.9.612.27
160
3.9.612.27
160
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