PackTrackPlus Removal Process (remove PackTrackPlus)

December 6, 2018

The hacker rings and organizations known for attacking computers using aggressive forms of malware have sometimes create applications that are not necessarily found to be malware. Though, many of the programs, such as PackTrackPlus, are defined as potentially unwanted programs that are often questionable in their motives and actions that appear to earn money from a computer user’s clicks or site impressions.

The PackTrackPlus program looks to be associated with a browser hijacker site that may offer tracking of packages through many popular couriers. Using the service may return relevant results but some may be accompanied by questionable advertisements or sponsored links.

In the case of PackTrackPlus causing alternative sites loading as a default home page, the computer user should take the necessary action to eliminate PackTrackPlus and any associated components. Such a process may be done manually by savvy PC users. However, most will want to utilize an antispyware program to automatically and safely detect PackTrackPlus and its components to eliminate them thus allowing users to set their preferred default home page or new tab page within their web browser applications.

Are you getting popups from PackTrackPlus? Have you identified that you have PackTrackPlus installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove PackTrackPlus completely from your computer?

Why should you remove PackTrackPlus?

If PackTrackPlus resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that PackTrackPlus may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking PackTrackPlus removal process.

How can you manually remove PackTrackPlus

Manual removal of PackTrackPlus may not be for everyone. Each manual PackTrackPlus removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic PackTrackPlus removal process.

PackTrackPlus can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate PackTrackPlus in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find PackTrackPlus, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing PackTrackPlus. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with PackTrackPlus from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with PackTrackPlus, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with PackTrackPlus by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\PackTrackPlus folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed PackTrackPlus completely from your computer. If you find that PackTrackPlus is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic PackTrackPlus removal process.

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