How to Remove “HCW98GP2.SYS”

What is hcw98GP2.sys?


hcw98GP2.sys is a legitimate file process developed by Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. It is associated with program WinTV PVR PCI II WDM Video Capture. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files. The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after hcw98GP2.sys file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with hcw98GP2.sys malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with hcw98GP2.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 hcw98GP2.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 hcw98GP2.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 hcw98GP2.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 hcw98GP2.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 20 May 2009 at 11:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Version
Product
Version
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 6b9346949f1763bd
3a70d947de1f42f1
5ac45871
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ad13249aa7922e7b
No 1,18,21,23
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1,18,21,23
257
10.224.1.61/32
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 0783516719dbce38
df5334ab1f302f50
53374cc4
13c5cd91e1ee7c33
ab0dcd88c50754ce
No 1,18,21,22
301
1,18,21,22
301
Germany
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 6a0e69688ec4235e
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298abc63
eed465a02b9ff0e2
90fe908f440e5e93
No 1,18,21,22
254
1,18,21,22
254
Internal Submission
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 6b9346949f1763bd
3a70d947de1f42f1
5ac45871
ee16dd87b5180b45
ad13249aa7922e7b
No 1,18,21,23
257
1,18,21,23
257
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