How to Remove “Hcw88vid.sys”

What is Hcw88vid.sys?


Hcw88vid.sys is a legitimate file. This process is known as WinTV Cx880 Video Capture Driver. It belongs to Hcw88Vid.Sys and was developed by Bb2.63 + Hcw Props/Pnp/I2C. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name it as Hcw88vid.sys to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with Hcw88vid.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 Hcw88vid.sys malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • Hcw88vid.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 Hcw88vid.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 Hcw88vid.sys malware.

How to remove Hcw88vid.sys malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing Hcw88vid.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 Hcw88vid.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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First Seen: 21 April 2009 at 4:22 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc Executable a4dcecd7f2bdb347
7d2460e474383409
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No 2.102.2231
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2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc Executable 6d960b4bc9d109af
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f86f9fed
8a0df5da89dee4a4
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No 2.116.2416
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2.116.2416
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4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc Executable aabb183efb72040c
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