How to Remove “hhctrl.ocx”

What is hhctrl.ocx?

hhctrl.ocx is a legitimate file. This process is known as Microsoft HTML Help Control. It belongs to HTML Help and was developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as hhctrl.ocx to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with hhctrl.ocx malware?       

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with hhctrl.ocx malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • hhctrl.ocx file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the hhctrl.ocx and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with hhctrl.ocx malware.

How to remove hhctrl.ocx malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing hhctrl.ocx file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the 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: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove hhctrl.ocx malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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File
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 3:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99c218c871a41a62
2d2e098f385ecec4
27164b59
13eb1fc2288ddeb2
e15b5986224251e7
Yes 4.74.8793 4.74.8793 10.224.25.45/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable f6be761c02ff8a70
9956156d3a6ff83d
fe9a8368
bd68aba3d6ce4351
ed96363a0e6f4e29
Yes 5.2.3735.0 5.2.3735.0 10.224.25.96/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 99c218c871a41a62
2d2e098f385ecec4
27164b59
13eb1fc2288ddeb2
e15b5986224251e7
Yes 4.74.8793 4.74.8793 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0528553a8942153f
0bac801bd2e2e62c
8b80c889
3e6cfdb025fdd061
a63de4fa809f4dbe
No 5.2.3790.3
959
(srv03_sp2
_rtm.07021
6-1710)
5.2.3790.3
959
10.108.22.205/32
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  • 32 items per page
 
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