How to Remove “hcw72DTV.sys”

What is hcw72DTV.sys?

hcw72DTV.sys is a legitimate process file popularly known as  hcw72DTV.sys. It is associated with Microsoft Windows software developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.
Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as hcw72DTV.sys with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS

How to determine if your computer is infected with hcw72DTV.sys malware?

Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with hcw72DTV.sys malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • hcw72DTV.sys occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly

Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible hcw72DTV.sys malware attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove hcw72DTV.sys malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

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

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove hcw72DTV.sys malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

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First Seen: 15 June 2009 at 11:11 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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Product
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 70728c5177cf32df
06d8227b4f2cbddb
644e246b
1824d317558bb595
39bd4832fb80093e
No 1.88.27090 1.88.27090 10.224.1.22/32
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 8cf9b4252a525fbf
a5dfe3e3c20bd9f9
02753f34
b978bd829e5feebe
6c25d9b57399f10a
No 1.93.27282 1.93.27282 Internal Submission
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 70728c5177cf32df
06d8227b4f2cbddb
644e246b
1824d317558bb595
39bd4832fb80093e
No 1.88.27090 1.88.27090 Internal Submission
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 2cab6dfeb2d618c8
59675c957c810eb5
eebccf72
8e3de067c8fa4075
17269cb68fdb6444
No 1.88.27090 1.88.27090 104.236.253.252/32
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