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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First Seen: 03 May 2009 at 9:25 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 05cabc956348ca5c
482cdb32f4bcf8d1
3e9eb6d6
13d8e1f19e5f461f
99c24e50bc987b58
No 1.95.28113 1.95.28113 United States
2 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 8bdb24011074cd2e
7b4c5873fd4e25cb
1a7f6fb7
19bff56b0edc3477
d71af3b442ecb5c3
No 1.86.27085 1.86.27085 Internal Submission
3 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable 8a50d8139d38060c
7d4303d73b2e6e7b
15270ffd
35630703ee6c6312
13d92aabc1eafd62
No 1.99.31088 1.99.31088 Internal Submission
4 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Executable dc59a08c6e64dde8
3c5faeaeb0426381
e2fcdbe7
838ff07caa74d912
d88288fb7cf089f4
No 1.92.27230 1.92.27230 United States
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