How to Remove “Hcw73bda.sys”

What is Hcw73bda.sys?

Hcw73bda.sys is a legitimate executable file developed by Hauppauge Computer Works. This process is known as Hauppauge Computer Works Driver and it belongs to the WinTV HVR USB2 Hybrid. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of Hcw73bda.sys to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by Hcw73bda.sys ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, 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 Hcw73bda.sys file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove Hcw73bda.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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First Seen: 03 May 2009 at 9:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Hauppauge Computer Work, Inc. Executable 30518dda330fe269
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Yes 3.2.32093 3.2.32093 United States
2 Hauppauge Computer Work, Inc. Executable e6f4fb4f8da2675b
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Yes 3.2.34230 3.2.34230 United States
3 Hauppauge Computer Work, Inc. Executable 36761f03ee0dd8e8
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No 3.1.27238 3.1.27238 United States
4 Hauppauge Computer Work, Inc. Executable fefd3760a22873d1
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