How to Remove “HCW66X64.SYS”

What is hcw66x64.sys?


hcw66x64.sys is a legitimate process file popularly known as Hauppauge WinTV HVR-900H-Stick. It is associated with software Hauppauge WinTV HVR-900-Stick developed by unknown. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as hcw66x64.sys with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with hcw66x64.sys malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with hcw66x64.sys malware:
  • Unstable internet connection
  • hcw66x64.sys occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly
Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible hcw66x64.sys malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove hcw66x64.sys malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with the quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be notified through an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove hcw66x64.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!
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Malware Entries

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Name
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 May 2009 at 9:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 325b64dbf6466958
815088488c626730
3c961066
22da55958ea61f86
106584b33b2d9803
No 1.0.503.26
149
1.0.503.26
149
Internal Submission
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 92e4ffb577890848
ae268ce1a56b84f6
7bf6ab8c
763fb4796c94de6b
8bb0fbcb7caa1ee8
No 1.0.709.27
154
1.0.709.27
154
United States
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 22a84742af436dd5
e5496583b6539c03
f4cfdaf8
b3c791ccd95bb3f4
33a830106b728b5c
No 1.0.709.27
051
1.0.709.27
051
Germany
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 92e4ffb577890848
ae268ce1a56b84f6
7bf6ab8c
763fb4796c94de6b
8bb0fbcb7caa1ee8
No 1.0.709.27
154
1.0.709.27
154
Germany
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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