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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First Seen: 17 September 2008 at 11:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Version
Product
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1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 31fc9fa7b975ecad
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Yes 4.72.8164 4.72.8164 United States
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 301e9002fd497e31
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5ca8ff35
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Yes 4.72.8164 4.72.8164 United States
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3c9032e7ab923c00
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Yes 4.72.8164 4.72.8164 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6df1aac23434191c
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cca3a0b1
9761b8079c0f1d4c
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Yes 4.72.8164 4.72.8164 United States
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