Quick Access \tWhat is PlazyPCAP? \tSummary \tUninstall PlazyPCAP \tAsk For Help PlazyPCAP PlazyPCAP is a harmful computer program that fits the description of a Windows Trojan Horse. PlazyPCAP is capable of entering a computer without getting spotted by most types of antivirus programs and then launching different harmful processes that may not cause any visible symptoms. If, however, you are here because you think (or know) that PlazyPCAP has attacked your computer, then you have likely noticed some potential Trojan Horse symptom that has tipped you off to the potential presence of the malware.\u00a0 Indeed, in some cases, even stealthy threats like PlazyPCAP could trigger certain disturbances in the computer that may give their presence away.If, however, you are here because you think (or know) that PlazyPCAP has attacked your computer, then you have likely noticed some potential Trojan Horse symptom that has tipped you off to the potential presence of the malware. Indeed, in some cases, even stealthy threats like PlazyPCAP could trigger certain disturbances in the computer that may give their presence away. Some possible symptoms are unwanted changes in the system, in the browser or in other programs on the computer. BSOD (Blue Screen of Death) crashes are also a typical symptom that there\u2019s some serious problem in the system and a Trojan Horse infection could definitely be responsible for such a crash. System sluggishness is another possible symptom because many Trojans, while running their harmful processes, require large portions of your system\u2019s resources, thus causing the computer to become slower. Other disturbing red flags such as screen freezes, software errors, and system unresponsiveness could also be linked to a possible Trojan Horse attack on the computer. One thing we must say here, however, is that all of these symptoms could be caused by a number of other issues unrelated to a Trojan Horse infection or even by some regular system processes (for example, sometimes, Windows updates could cause the computer to become extremely sluggish). Still, if you notice one or more of the aforementioned red flags, it\u2019s best to check your computer for malware and remove anything that seems suspicious to you. If you decide to do that, we suggest that you use the removal guide for PlazyPCAP that you will find at the bottom. Plazy PCAP - Stay Protected This Plazy PCAP virus isn\u2019t like Spyware or Ransomware in the sense that it isn\u2019t limited to a single task that it can execute. Most Trojan viruses are actually quite versatile and, depending on the situation and the current goal of the hackers behind it, this virus may be tasked with harming your computer in different ways. \tOne of the most common things Trojans are used for is cryptocurrency mining. They take control of thousands of infected computers and they force them to use most of their CPU, memory, and GPU resources for the generation of cryptocurrency. Of course, the money earned that way is afterwards sent to the hackers\u2019 virtual wallets. \tTrojans are also good espionage tools, meaning that if PlazyPCAP is currently in your computer, it may be able to keep track of what you type and eventually learn some personal details about you, which can later be used for blackmailing, theft, fraud, and more. \tWith the rise of the Ransomware virus category, Trojans also started to be commonly used as tools for secretly delivering Ransomware viruses into their victims\u2019 computers. This is yet another very common use for this type of virus. Of course, we can list many more potential uses of a threat such as PlazyPCAP but we will stop here and instead show you the removal guide that will hopefully allow you to rid your computer of this dangerous malware program. Plazy PCAP -\u00a0SUMMARY Name PlazyPCAP Type Trojan Danger Level \u00a0High\u00a0(Trojans are often used as a backdoor for Ransomware) Symptoms \u00a0This type of dangerous viruses can cause your computer to experience errors, freezes, crashes, slow-downs,and other forms of disturbances. Distribution Method Pirate sites that distributed illegal torrents as well as clickbait ads and spam letters are the main methods. Detection Tool Navigation \tMac Removal Guide \tiPhone Removal Guide \tAndroid Removal Guide Windows PlazyPCAP Virus Removal Guide Remove PlazyPCAP Virus Method 1 If you are looking for quick solution to remove PlazyPCAP you can try this: \tClick on the Start button in the bottom left corner of your Windows OS. \tGo to Control Panel -> Programs and Features -> Uninstall a Program. \tSearch for PlazyPCAP and any other unfamiliar programs. \tUninstall PlazyPCAP as well as other suspicious programs. Note that this might not get rid of PlazyPCAP completely. For more detailed removal instructions follow the guide below. Step 1. Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference. Reboot in\u00a0Safe Mode\u00a0(use this guide if you don't know how to do it). Step 2. Find Unwanted Processes Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab (the \u201cDetails\u201d \u2029Tab on Win 8 and 10). Try to determine which processes are dangerous. Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner to determine which are dangerous: After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection \u2013 delete it, even if the scanner \u2029doesn\u2019t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections. Step 3. Remove PlazyPCAP Virus From Start Up Locations Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl \u2013> OK. Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it\/them. Startup > Uncheck entries that have \u201cUnknown\u201d as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious. Hold the Start Key and R \u2013 copy + paste the following and click OK: Step 4. IP and DNS Settings notepad %windir%\/system32\/Drivers\/etc\/hosts A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below: If there are suspicious IPs below \u201cLocalhost\u201d \u2013 write to us in the comments. Open the start menu and search for Network Connections (On Windows 10 you just write it after clicking the Windows button), press enter. 1. Right-click on the Network Adapter you are using \u2014> Properties \u2014> Internet Protocol Version 4 (ICP\/IP), click Properties. 2. The DNS line should be set to Obtain DNS server automatically. If it is not, set it yourself. 3. Click on Advanced \u2014> the DNS tab. Remove everything here (if there is something) \u2014> OK. Step 5. Remove PlazyPCAP Virus From All Browsers Note: After you complete this step, the threat will be gone from your browsers. Finish the \u2029next step as well or it may reappear on a system reboot. Right click on the browser\u2019s shortcut \u2014> Properties. Note: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge). Properties \u2014\u2013> Shortcut. In Target, remove everything after .exe Remove PlazyPCAP Virus from Internet Explorer and Edge Open Edge, click on the (Gear Icon) \u2014\u2013> Manage Add-ons. Find the threat \u2014> Disable. Go to Edge \u2014\u2013> Internet Options \u2014> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) \u2014> Apply. Remove PlazyPCAP Virus from FireFox Open Firefox, click mozilla menu -> Add-ons -> Extensions. Find the adware\/malware -> Remove. Remove PlazyPCAP Virus from Chrome Step 6. Remove PlazyPCAP Virus From All Browsers Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter. Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the threat\u2019s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don\u2019t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete\/uninstall them: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\u2014-Software\u2014\u2013Random Directory. -- It could be any one of them, ask us if you can\u2019t discern which ones are malicious. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\u2014-Software\u2014Microsoft\u2014-Windows\u2014CurrentVersion\u2014Run\u2013 Random HKEY_CURRENT_USER\u2014-Software\u2014Microsoft\u2014Internet Explorer\u2014-Main\u2014- Random If the guide doesn\u2019t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!