hcwmsCP885.ax Troubleshoot and Download

Sometimes Windows system displays error messages regarding corrupted or missing hcwmsCP885.ax files. Situations like that can occur, for example, during a software installation process. Each software program requires certain resources, libraries, and source data to work properly. Corrupted or nonexistent hcwmsCP885.ax file can therefore effect in failed execution of the started process.

hcwmsCP885.ax file Hauppauge CP KSProxy Extension. The file was developed by for use with software. Here you will find detailed information about the file and instructions how to proceed in the event of hcwmsCP885.ax related errors on your device. You can also download hcwmsCP885.ax file compatible with Windows 7 devices which will (most probably) allow you to solve the problem.

For Windows Compatible with: Windows 7

File info

General information
Filename hcwmsCP885.ax
File extension AX
Description Hauppauge CP KSProxy Extension
Program Hauppauge WinTV
Author Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc.
MIME type application/octet-stream
File type Dynamic link library
System Win32
Copyrights Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc.
Character set Windows, Latin1
Language cod English (U.S.)

There are various types of errors related to hcwmsCP885.ax file. hcwmsCP885.ax file may be located in wrong file directory on your device, may not be present in the system, or may be infected with malicious software and therefore not work correctly. Below is a list of most common error messages related to hcwmsCP885.ax file. If you encounter one listed below (or similar), please consider the following suggestions.

  • hcwmsCP885.ax is corrupted
  • hcwmsCP885.ax cannot be located
  • Runtime Error - hcwmsCP885.ax
  • hcwmsCP885.ax file error
  • hcwmsCP885.ax file cannot be loaded. Module was not found
  • cannot register hcwmsCP885.ax file:
  • hcwmsCP885.ax file could not be loaded
  • hcwmsCP885.ax file doesn't exist



Application could not be started because hcwmsCP885.ax file is missing. Reinstall the application to solve the problem.


Problems related to hcwmsCP885.ax can be addressed in various ways. Some methods are meant only for advanced users. If you don't have confidence in your skills, we suggest consulting a specialist. Fixing hcwmsCP885.ax file errors should be approached with utmost caution for any mistakes can result in unstable or unproperly working system. If you have the necassary skills, please proceed.

hcwmsCP885.ax file errors can be caused by various factors, so its is beneficial to try to fix them using various methods.

Step 1: Scan your computer for any malicious software

Virus Scan

Windows files are commonly attacked by malicious software that prevents them from working properly. First step in addressing problems with hcwmsCP885.ax file or any other Windows system files should be scanning the system for malicious software using an antivirus tool.

If by any chance you don't have any antivirus software installed on your system yet, you should do it immediately. Unprotected system is not only a source of file errors, but, more importantly, makes your system vulnerable to many dangers. If you don't know which antivirus tool to choose, consult this Wikipedia article – comparison of antivirus software.

Step 2: Update your system and drivers.

Windows Update

Installing relevant Microsoft Windows patches and updates may solve your problems related to hcwmsCP885.ax file. Use dedicated Windows tool to perform the update.

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "Windows Update" in the search field
  3. Choose the appropriate software program (name may vary depending on your system version)
  4. Check if your system is up to date. If any unapplied updates are listed, install them immediately.
  5. After the update has been done,restart your computer in order to complete the process.

Beside updating the system, it is recommended that you install latest device drivers, as drivers can influence proper working of hcwmsCP885.ax or other system files. In order to do so, go to your computer or device producer's website where you will find information regarding latest driver updates.

Step 3: Use System File Checker (SFC) tool

System File Checker

System File Checker is a Microsoft Windows tool. As the name suggests, the tool is used for identyfing and addressing system file related errors, including those related to hcwmsCP885.ax file. After an error related to%fileextension% file has been discovered, the program attempts to automatically replace the hcwmsCP885.ax file with properly working version. To use the tool:

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "cmd" in the search field
  3. Locate "Command Prompt" result – don't run it yet:
  4. Click the right mouse button and select "Run as Administrator" option
  5. Type "sfc /scannow" in console prompt to start the program and follow the instructions

Step 4: Restoring Windows system

Windows Recovery

Another approach is to restore system to previous state, before the hcwmsCP885.ax file error occured. In order to restore your system, follow the instructions below

  1. Go to the Windows "Start" menu
  2. Type "System Restore" in the search field
  3. Start the system restore tool – it's name may differ depending on version of the system
  4. The application will guide you through the process – read the messages carefully
  5. After the process has finished, restart your computer.

If all the above-mentioned methods failed and the hcwmsCP885.ax file problem has not been resolved, proceed to the next step. Remember that the following steps are intended only for advanced users.

Download and replace hcwmsCP885.ax file

The last solution is to manually download and replace hcwmsCP885.ax file in appropriate folder on the disk. Select file version compatible with your operating system and click the "Download" button. Next, go to your web browser's "Downloaded" folder and copy the downloaded hcwmsCP885.ax file.

Go to the folder where the file should be located and paste the downloaded file. Below is the list of hcwmsCP885.ax file example directory paths.

  • Windows 7: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\hcw85b64.inf_amd64_neutral_22b436d5d06ab017\

If the steps did not solve your hcwmsCP885.ax file problem, you should consult a professional. A probability exists that the error(s) might be device-related and therefore should be resolved at the hardware level. A fresh operating system installation might be necessary – a faulty system installation process can result in data loss.

File versions list

Filename hcwmsCP885.ax
System Windows 7
File size 102400 bytes
Date 2009-07-14
File details
MD5 0db40a670e546513d62517b3f3c108e9
SHA1 5263413ab4cd9c15037a359dd59b1ccab223e91b
SHA256 0cb98c6cc131afb67b52e70f1a0b9ec3747be9f3e3d59fc67ad45c2d18b17b3d
CRC32 495258d0
Example file location C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\hcw85b64.inf_amd64_neutral_22b436d5d06ab017\