How to Remove “Hcw88bar.sys”

What is Hcw88bar.sys?

Hcw88bar.sys is a legitimate file. This process is known as Hauppauge WinTV 88x Crossbar is a driver. It belongs to product hcw88bar.sys and was developed by company Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Hcw88bar.sys to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Hcw88bar.sys 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 Hcw88bar.sys malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Hcw88bar.sys 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 Hcw88bar.sys and open the file location


If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that the system is affected with Hcw88bar.sys malware.

How to remove Hcw88bar.sys malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing Hcw88bar.sys 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 Hcw88bar.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

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File
Version
Product
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 July 2008 at 12:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable aac23b0d6c1455af
f1b2a9b650acff5c
71b7ee61
63ac9489abfcdf79
616510e248cccb64
No 2.110.2333
9
2.110.2333
9
United States
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 2abb2e5fc13dfc3f
25dc17e5bd6ca451
b8e4027e
b58e76d3113ff7ac
102709597bc123c7
No 2.116.2416
7
2.116.2416
7
Internal Submission
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable b3c097663fafda62
49aa8b177fd9d54b
19720e9c
93506487130b6ec8
06ca3963e967eb02
No 2.92.21350 2.92.21350 Internal Submission
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable e594724e1ade5788
897d5dea22a9f956
a267d99a
eb79777d829c0b83
514e65b333cecc34
No 2.122.2610
9
2.122.2610
9
197.251.143.5/32
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