How to Remove “HCWUSB264.SYS”

What is HCWUSB264.sys?


HCWUSB264.sys is a legitimate process file popularly known as Conexant Butterfly Driver.  It is associated with software cxbtrfly.sys developed by Unknown. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as HCWUSB264.sys with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with HCWUSB264.sys malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with HCWUSB264.sys malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • HCWUSB264.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 HCWUSB264.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 HCWUSB264.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 HCWUSB264.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 Conexant Systems, Inc. Executable 595d0ca5abf9cb32
6c354125e95e00bc
709f1f11
b03080695738a3ed
cdc06a50712aaf8d
No 6.1.103.25
191 built
by: WinDDK
6.1.103.25
191
Venezuela
2 Conexant Systems, Inc. Executable 595d0ca5abf9cb32
6c354125e95e00bc
709f1f11
b03080695738a3ed
cdc06a50712aaf8d
No 6.1.103.25
191 built
by: WinDDK
6.1.103.25
191
Internal Submission
3 Conexant Systems, Inc. Executable 595d0ca5abf9cb32
6c354125e95e00bc
709f1f11
b03080695738a3ed
cdc06a50712aaf8d
No 6.1.103.25
191 built
by: WinDDK
6.1.103.25
191
Internal Submission
4 Conexant Systems, Inc. Executable d3c71c7abdf8f479
f41d54dcd94d9652
ff227925
b34608dd7cf84e46
0c48e90fd2d91bca
No 6.1.103.25
191 built
by: WinDDK
6.1.103.25
191
United States
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