PCeU virus Information:
PCeU virus is short for Police Central e-crime Unit virus that is a terrible ransomware. PCeU virus has been aggressively attacking lots of computers in the past months. One of the most obvious symptoms is that PCeU virus locks the entire computer and displays a phony warning claiming that your computer is found to visit porngraphic websites and stores prohibited stuff. As you can see, PCeU virus then gives you guide to unlock your computer, that’s to pay 100 pounds via Ukash or Paysafe Card. And then your computer will be unlocked within 48 hours. Many users were cheated to pay the “fine”, as they thought the warning is from the real police station. Please remember that PCeU virus has nothing to do with any legitimate department. If you believe its bogus warning, you will end up losing your cash and leave your PC locked. This group of hackers have been good at employing this kind of tactics and deceiving lots of computer users. And they have released many ransomwares, including FBI Moneypak virus, Microsoft Windows Ukash Virus and Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash Virus. Therefore, please do not fall for its trap. The right thing for you to do is to completely remove PCeU virus.
Before you proceed the removal of PCeU virus, please
1. Restart your system and keep pressing F8 key into Safe Mode with Networking
2. Click Start Menu and find run
3. Type in msconfig and hit OK
4. Try to disable some suspicious processes at Startup tab.
5. Repeat step 2, type in regedit and open registry editor
6. Locate HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\
7. Find shell in the right hand panel and change its value into Explorer.exe by right clicking it if the value is different.
8. Save the changes and restart your PC.
PCeU virus Manual Removal
Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s advised that you backup your system before manually removing PCeU virus. And double check the files that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files.
Step 1: Delete the following registery files:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[random].exe”
Step 2: Delete the following files:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\[random].lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random].exe
Please, note that manual removal of PCeU virus is a procedure with high complexity and can not always guarantee a full removal of the virus, due to the fact that some objects can stay hidden or may become reanimated automatically after incomplete removal. What’s more, lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the removal guides may result in irreparable system corruption. That’s the reason it’s strongly adviced automatic removal of PCeU virus, which will save your time and avoid any system corruptions and ensure the desired result.
Automatic PCeU virus Removal:
Tips: In case you can’t install the removal utility, please download this correction script, unzip it and then double click to execute it. It can correct the system settings that the spyware has distorted.
Step 6: Perform a Full Scan of your system to detect PCeU virus or other malware.
Published by Cruze Albert