How to Remove “HCW72ATV.SYS”

What is Hcw72atv.sys?

Hcw72atv.sys is a legitimate file. This process is known as Hauppauge Voyager AVstream Driver is a driver file. It belongs to product Hauppauge Voyager and was developed by company 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 Hcw72atv.sys to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Hcw72atv.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 Hcw72atv.sys malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Hcw72atv.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 Hcw72atv.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 Hcw72atv.sys malware.

How to remove Hcw72atv.sys malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing Hcw72atv.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 Hcw72atv.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 May 2009 at 9:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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File
Version
Product
Version
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable aa65191236377292
51e9e1c602d9ddcb
bd625577
0496f2a26a9b4541
2c5cc096d451aa22
No 1.95.28113 1.95.28113 10.224.1.55/32
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 0cff34e8f7ce61d7
74c3f5be85283cd2
8c803084
077d9fcf6f5d7e5f
fb4eda437a7cf146
No 1.99.31088 1.99.31088 10.100.130.251/32
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 90f4ae90b9a569bf
c9a08cc60cf08f7a
7f7a63da
8c33395ce856f360
4dbe173dfa4a10ce
No 1.86.27085 1.86.27085 Internal Submission
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 2a835789531499ef
ef5ac9e428c3471a
acd3beb6
eaafaff7c20db69f
33dcaa0e443d56ea
No 1.99.31088 1.99.31088 Internal Submission
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