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pceu virus

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#1 rev stew

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Posted 20 March 2012 - 05:29 PM

Hi I have just picked up a pceu metropolitan police virus. This has locked up my pc. I have tried starting in safe mode but am unable to do so the pc keeps defaulting to the options screen and will only star windows normally!! Any ideas please!!

EDIT > Moved to Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs
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Edited by boopme, 20 March 2012 - 09:33 PM.
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#2 sundavis


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Posted 23 March 2012 - 08:13 AM

Hi rev stew,

Welcome to BleepingComputer Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs Forum. :welcome:
My name is sundavis, I will be helping you to deal with your Malware problems today.

Do you have XP Install Disk handy? We need to make a rescure CD if the following approach can't do the trick. or Can you borrow one? Advise me in your next time. Thanks.


  • Please downlaod PC Regedit bootable CD iso Here from a working computer.
  • Place a blank CD in your CD-Rom to burn the iso to a bootable CD. If you need a free burner, please go to Here.
  • Boot the sick computer using the boot CD you just created, and the computer must be set to boot from the CD first.
  • For information click Here
  • Please insert your bootable CD into CD/DVD rom and Restart your computer
  • Navigate to the following filepath ---> config > SOFTWARE > root > Microsoft > Windows NT > CurrentVersion > Winlogon
  • Click on Winlogon and look for Shell in the right pane, right click on Shell and select Value edit.
  • Note down the whole filepath on value box before editing the value, After that, replace the legit value Explorer.exe on the value box and Yes to the Save Change.
  • Get the bootable CD out of CD/DVD rom and reboot normally. For more info: Here .

If you are able to bootup normally, please proceed the following step2 accordingly


  • Please download OTL and save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the icon on your desktop.
  • Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.
  • Click the "Quick Scan" button.
  • Two reports will open, OTListIt.txt <-- Will be opened and Extra.txt <-- Will be minimized
  • Copy and paste both logs back here in your next reply.

In your next reply, please post back:

1.The whole filepath on value box.
2.OTListIt.txt and Extra.txt

Let me know how things went.

#3 sundavis


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Posted 28 March 2012 - 05:11 AM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.

Edited by sundavis, 28 March 2012 - 05:13 AM.

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