How to Remove “HCW88TUN.SYS”

What is Hcw88tun.sys?


Hcw88tun.sys is a legitimate file process developed by Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. It is associated with program Hauppauge WinTV 88x Tuner is a driver file. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after Hcw88tun.sys file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with Hcw88tun.sys malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with Hcw88tun.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 Hcw88tun.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 Hcw88tun.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 Hcw88tun.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 Hcw88tun.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 9:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable f0ba88b86088ad0c
de86631324e81257
3d6c01cc
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No 2.99.22145 2.99.22145 United States
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 2c118f2bf5fde194
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No 2.115.2414
6
2.115.2414
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3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 296e2c781d4fc0ca
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No 2.123.2705
6
2.123.2705
6
10.224.1.61/32
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 66a0527106fd3382
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No 2.110.2333
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2.110.2333
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