How to Remove “hhc.exe”

What is hhc.exe?


hhc.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as  Microsoft HTML Help Compiler.  It is associated with HTML Help developed by Unknown. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

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

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with hhc.exe malware?


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

  • Unstable internet connection
  • hhc.exe 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 hhc.exe 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 hhc.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our 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: 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 hhc.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 25 October 2011 at 4:24 am
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1 N/A Executable 3e5c8356f9c0ea64
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c41e7bb4c50ecc1a
0869fc8cb5ce3673
Backdoor.Win
32.Bifrose.b
xoi0
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 19 November 2008 at 12:50 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0cd6bdba0b73eb5e
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15aac35f
7a7935b7bde566ac
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No 4.74.8702 4.74.8702 Poland
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1db0847e90f23943
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6153afd7
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1c328ddfad2eadd0
No 4.74.8702 4.74.8702 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0cd6bdba0b73eb5e
26780b3dfc09d320
15aac35f
7a7935b7bde566ac
60b5ef995b9daf83
No 4.74.8702 4.74.8702 198.20.167.84/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1db0847e90f23943
def2215b5a72f1be
6153afd7
b513e37edc9608dc
1c328ddfad2eadd0
No 4.74.8702 4.74.8702 China
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