How to Remove “HCWPP2.SYS”

What is HCWPP2.SYS?


HCWPP2.SYS is a legitimate process file popularly known as  WinTV PVR PCI II.  It is associated with software Hauppauge WinTV PVR PCI II developed by  Hauppauge Computer Works. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as HCWPP2.SYS with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with HCWPP2.SYS malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HCWPP2.SYS malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • HCWPP2.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 HCWPP2.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 HCWPP2.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 HCWPP2.SYS malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 12 June 2008 at 11:04 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable b987d4009d1aea6d
088b4bdaea76e749
49f41dc4
046159785df33b10
38afe5028afac0e7
No 2.0.43.241
03
2.0.43.241
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Internal Submission
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable b3dc24ff32eafe97
b6fec475cbed8d30
868e3b2a
4b4bfd780c2c4e03
ff09ba68b730f506
No 2.0.43.240
54
2.0.43.240
54
Internal Submission
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 4eefe42182adf50d
3bb35d056b71dd4c
e0fd8206
9436fbf3ca45a0fb
726856b409734d7a
No 2.0.48.250
37
2.0.48.250
37
United States
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable c7255001defaf1c0
7727e6c2b3154eb8
97070412
0962deb24f0ff7c2
f35728e0730abd59
No 2.0.43.250
05
2.0.43.250
05
Russian Federation
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