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What is Hvc.exe?

Hvc.exe is part of Dr.Web for Windows w and developed by ComponentOne LLC according to the Hvc.exe version information.

Hvc.exe's description is "Dr.Web for Windows 2011"

Hvc.exe is usually located in the 'c:\Windows\Temp\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected Hvc.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameDr.Web for Windows w
Company nameComponentOne LLC
File descriptionDr.Web for Windows 2011
Internal nameDr.Web for Windows fl
Original filenameFP2011.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 0 DoctorWeb, Ltd., 199..
Product version5.0.572.1152
File version5.0.572.1152

The following is the available information on Hvc.exe:

Product nameDr.Web for Windows w
Company nameComponentOne LLC
File descriptionDr.Web for Windows 2011
Internal nameDr.Web for Windows fl
Original filenameFP2011.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 0 DoctorWeb, Ltd., 1992-2011
Product version5.0.572.1152
File version5.0.572.1152

Digital signatures [?]

Hvc.exe is not signed.

VirusTotal report

28 of the 39 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the Hvc.exe file. That's a 72% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
AhnLab-V3 Win-Trojan/Mdob.138240.GP
AntiVir BuyTR/Dldr.Renos.pse
Avast Win32:FakeAlert-XE
Avast5 Win32:FakeAlert-XE
BitDefender Trojan.Generic.KDV.123754
Commtouch W32/FakeAlert.KK.gen!Eldorado
DrWeb Trojan.Siggen2.19227
eSafe Win32.DownloaderAgen
eTrust-Vet Win32/Renos.D!generic
Fortinet W32/FAKEAV.CX!tr
GData Trojan.Generic.KDV.123754
Ikarus Trojan.SuspectCRC
K7AntiVirus Riskware
McAfee Downloader-CEW.x
McAfee-GW-Edition Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious.D
Microsoft TrojanDownloader:Win32/Renos.LX
NOD32 Win32/TrojanDownloader.FakeAlert.BGV
Panda Generic Trojan
PCTools Trojan.FakeAV
Prevx High Risk Cloaked Malware
Rising Trojan.Win32.Generic.1277D94B
Sophos Mal/FakeAV-CX
SUPERAntiSpyware Trojan.Agent/Gen-FakeSoft[DrWeb]
Symantec Trojan.FakeAV!gen48
TrendMicro TROJ_GEN.R3EC2B8
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.R3EC2B8
VIPRE BuyTrojan.Win32.Generic!SB.0
28 of the 39 anti-virus programs detected the Hvc.exe file.

Hvc.exe removal instructions

The instructions below shows how to remove Hvc.exe with help from the FreeFixer removal tool. Basically, you install FreeFixer, scan your computer, check the Hvc.exe file for removal, restart your computer and scan it again to verify that Hvc.exe has been successfully removed. Here are the removal instructions in more detail:

  1. Download and install FreeFixer:
  2. Start FreeFixer and press the Start Scan button. The scan will finish in approximately five minutes.
    Screenshot of Start Scan button
  3. When the scan is finished, locate Hvc.exe in the scan result and tick the checkbox next to the Hvc.exe file. Do not check any other file for removal unless you are 100% sure you want to delete it. Tip: Press CTRL-F to open up FreeFixer's search dialog to quickly locate Hvc.exe in the scan result.
    Red arrow point on the unwanted file
  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the scan result and press the Fix button. FreeFixer will now delete the Hvc.exe file.
    Screenshot of Fix button
  5. Restart your computer.
  6. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. If Hvc.exe still remains in the scan result, proceed with the next step. If Hvc.exe is gone from the scan result you're done.
  7. If Hvc.exe still remains in the scan result, check its checkbox again in the scan result and click Fix.
  8. Restart your computer.
  9. Start FreeFixer and scan your computer again. Verify that Hvc.exe no longer appear in the scan result.
Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the removal instructions given above

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Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to hvc.exe:

hvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

hvc.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Dr.Web for Windows 2011 has stopped working.

End Program - hvc.exe. This program is not responding.

hvc.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

hvc.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with Hvc.exe?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with Hvc.exe:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with Hvc.exe. 100% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 2 users.

Keep0 %
Remove100 %

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with Hvc.exe. Only 2 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.


Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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