HDriveSweeper.exe is an executable file which primary purpose is to start a parasite or launch some of its components. Once executed, the HDriveSweeper.exe file runs a process that is responsible for the parasite's payload. HDriveSweeper.exe is a significant part of a dangerous threat, but it can also work on its own. DO NOT execute it!
The HDriveSweeper.exe file is installed and used by Hdrivesweeper.
The HDriveSweeper.exe file usually runs the same named process. This process silently works in background and performs harmful actions. It remains active while HDriveSweeper.exe is present in the system. Removing the file will immediately terminate a process and prevent it from running later. That is why you have to manually delete the HDriveSweeper.exe file. If you cannot erase it, consider using recommended spyware removers, which will get rid of HDriveSweeper.exe and associated parasites for you.
Please note that the HDriveSweeper.exe file actually may be a fully legitimate part of the operating system or legitimate software. Often parasites use files with unsuspicious names, but malicious functionality. You should always carefully check the file before deleting it. It may not be related with malware, but can be required by your essential programs to work properly.
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