Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus is another addition to ransomware. It has locked many computers all over the world and specifically United Kingdom is the latest target of this virus. It is very similar to FBI Virus, Candian Virus and Ukash virus. It is just another addition with little change on user interface. It states you have committed crime and it has locked your computer. To unlock your computer it asks for fine to be paid. Once it infects your computer it just blocks the computer completely and you cannot do anything. Do not worry about this message. It is just bogus and you should ignore it. User cannot even launch task manager to kill the process. You can try to go in safe mode, but you will have only few seconds to react before PCeU virus takes over your screen. To remove PCeU virus follow this guide if you are able to get into safe mode.

How to remove Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus Steps:

Please Note: Our free step by step guide works well when the Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus is in initial stages! If you cannot connect to the internet or have problem downloading our solution or your firewall is disabled or your windows update is not working or your background intelligence service is not working then we suggests you to get professional help and don’t try to do it yourself otherwise you may end up losing your important data and programs completely! If you need our help call us at 800-518-8533

Step 1:Print out these instructions as you will need to shut down the computer in next step. Need help call us at: 800-518-8533

Step 2:Now power down the Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus infected computer and wait for 30 Seconds before you turn on.

Step 3:Now please turn ON the computer and immediately keep hitting F8 until you see WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU as shown below.
Windows F8 Key

Step 4:In the WINDOWS ADVANCED OPTIONS MENU, go down to the SAFE MODE WITH NETWORKING using the arrow keys on the board. Then press ENTER on the keyboard. This will take your computer to Safe mode. Safe Mode will cause the display and desktop icons to appear changed. This is normal. No need to Panic as it is due to Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus.
Safe mode Option

Step 5:This, Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus, infection may change computer windows settings to use a proxy server that will not allow you to browse any pages on the Internet with Internet Explorer. We will first need to fix this as we will need to download malware removal utilities. They are safe and very reputed in Computer Industry. Now hold down the WINDOWS key and then press the R key.
Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - Run command Prompt

Step 6:The RUN dialog box will appear. Type iexplore.exe In the RUN dialog and click OK button.
Run command Prompt

Step 7:You will see Internet Explorer. On the top navigation click TOOLS then under the sub-menu of TOOLS choose INTERNET OPTIONS as shown below.
IE Option

Step 8: Now find the CONNECTIONS tab within the INTERNET OPTIONS dialog box and click on it. Then click the LAN SETTINGS button.
Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - LAN settings

Step 9:If there is a check-mark in the box named “Use a proxy server for your LAN”, under the PROXY SERVER section, then unchecked the box. If there is not a check mark located in the box then you can skip this step and move on to next step.

Step 10:Now hit the OK button to close the LOCAL AREA NETWORK dialog box. Then press the OK button to close the INTERNET OPTIONS dialog box.

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Step 11Now we must end all the processes that belong to Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus so that it does not interfere with your ability clear your computer. Inspector-[random char].exe and Protector-[random char].exe are the processed that needs to be stopped. To do this we need to download Rkill, developed by Bleepingcomputer to help stop the computer process of Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box.
Run command Prompt

Step 12Now type “iexplore.exe http://www.fixpcyourself.com/rkill.com” and hit the OK button.

Step 13:Save the Rkill.exe on your desktop. Double-click the Rkill icon and run Rkill.exe. You will see a black MS DOS dialog box. Now it will kill all the processes of Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus. It will take several minute before a Notepad file containing log information on what Rkill found will open. You may review it and close notepad file.

Step 14:Now you are ready to removal all the infection related to Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus. For that you need to use Malwarebytes software. It is a very popular malware and spyware removal application. Now please hold down the WINDOWS key and the R key simultaneously to open RUN dialog box. Type “iexplore.exe http://www.fixpcyourself.com/mbam.exe” and hit the OK button.

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Step 15:Save the mbam.exe on your desktop. Double click the Malwarebytes icon and run mbam.exe. Now the SELECT SETUP LANGUAGE dialog box will appear. Select your preferred language and hit press OK button.
Malwarebytes Language

Step 16:The Malwarebytes SETUP WIZARD will show blow screen Hit the NEXT button to continue.
Malwarebytes Wizard

Step 17:Now the LICENSE AGREEMENT screen will appear as shown. Accept the agreement and hit NEXT button.
Malwarebytes License Agreement

Step 18:Now the Information screen will appear. Click on next button and continue following the steps.
Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - Malwarebytes Information

Step 19:SELECT DESTINATION LOCATION screen will appear now. You can choose the location where Malwarebytes can be installed. We recommend choosing the default location as shown then click NEXT button.
How to remove Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - Malwarebytes Install path

Step 20:Now the SELECT START MENU FOLDER screen will appear. Let the default as it is and click NEXT button.
removal guide for Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - Malwarebytes Folder

Step 21:Now the SELECT ADDITIONAL TASKS screen will appear. If you want a Desktop Icon or Quick Launch icon then check appropriate boxes.

Step 22:READY TO INSTALL screen will come next. Hit the INSTALL button to install Malwarebytes.
Remove Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - Ready to Install

Step 23:In this step let the UPDATE and LAUNCH checked as it is to update the application with latest malware definition to capture all the malwares then click FINISH button.

Step 24:Once update is done then Scanner screen will launch. Make sure to select PERFORM FULL SCAN is selected to clean up Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus infection. Click on SCAN button to start the scan.
full scan

Step 25:Now choose the local drives that you want to scan from the dialog box and click SCAN button.
How to remove Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - drive

Step 26:Be patient as the scan will take several minutes before it cleans up Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus infection. Once the scan is finished, a message box saying the scan is complete will appear. Click OK button to close the box then click SHOW RESULTS button.
drive selection

Step 27:From results dialog box choose REMOVE SELECTED button to remove all the infections found. Malwarebytes will also delete all of the files and registry keys affected by Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus and add them to the quarantine.
Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - quarantine

Step 28:Malwarebytes may require you to reboot the PC to complete the removal of Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus. After completion reboot your computer Malwarebytes will be relaunched, please follow the instructions on the screen and continue the removal process. Once everything is clean out a log will be open created by Malwarebytes. Please reviewed it and closed it. Now your computer should be free of Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus. Enjoy.
Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus - Complete

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Technical Details of Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus files :
You may need to delete following Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus files :

%Windows%\system32\[Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU)].exe
%TEMP%\ ffnx.exe
%TEMP%\ SysFxUI.exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\[random].lnk
%Program Files%\Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus.lnk
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random].exe
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus
%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus

Also please check following Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus registry file:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Inspector’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System ‘DisableTaskMgr’ = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\protector.exe

Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus Symptoms:

Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus launches itself when computer starts
PC is completely blocked
Computer run extremely slows
Cannot launch task manager
Cannot even go in safe mode

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46 Thoughts on “Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus locks PC

  1. Yours instructions really worked. The others didn’t!
    Eternally grateful to you.

  2. justin on May 17, 2013 at 11:10 pm said:

    The simple demonstrations in the steps were easy to understand and follow. Thank you for making it so easy-to-follow. Love you guys. Keep it up!

  3. justin on May 17, 2013 at 11:04 pm said:

    I wanted to work on the PC one night and found the virus infection. A friend of mine suggested your name. I followed the steps and lo and behold!!!! Many thanks.

  4. Podio on May 16, 2013 at 12:22 pm said:

    Great work. Cannnot believe spammer are sending 200 emails to me about this virus and want to take over my PC. Thank you for saving me for this virus and spammers.

  5. Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus locks down my PC. Thanks i havent been infected by this crap but im going to get this program.

  6. Laura Johnson on January 19, 2013 at 8:45 pm said:

    Thank you so much this helped so much you are great :) love Laura and chaz xxxx

  7. tommy haining on January 15, 2013 at 11:59 am said:

    Thank you folks together we can bear these pathetic scams!

  8. agustin on January 13, 2013 at 6:25 pm said:

    I got a question. none of you have lost any file doing this? i want to get sure before, all files are very important for me. Please tell me, tranks a lot

  9. Ran the two programs from a Safe Mode Command prompt. Perfect! Much appreciated.

  10. Thank you so much, I followed all the steps and its cleared pceu off my computer so its back to normal :)

  11. Steven Smith on December 18, 2012 at 11:10 pm said:

    What I personally did to stop the Police Central e-crime Unit (PCeU) virus:
    Start computer, hit F8 in the beginning
    selected safe mode with command prompt
    waited, then signed into my account
    “then follow the fixpcyourself steps”
    If this worked for me it will probably work for you. Thank you for the guide.

  12. thank you guys for solve my problem i had police central virus in my Desktop pc but now its working fine..!

  13. Rachel (London, UK) on December 13, 2012 at 10:19 am said:

    Just wanted to say a huge thank you for the great advice from Fix PC Yourself. Tried a couple of other ‘fixes’ to no avail. This great step-by-step guide worked first time. Can’t thank you enough!

  14. Amazing thank god i was really scared when it said about file sharing was 25 years but this saved my computer thanks


  16. It is great, Thanks a lot

  17. Thanks so much!! Just used the very clear instructions above and the PCeU virus has been vapourised!

    Fantastic. Can’t thank you enough.

  18. lynne dorney on November 4, 2012 at 12:23 am said:

    brilliant, nearly fell for the scam. thank god i found your site, really easy instructions for us novices. once again brilliant.

  19. Another terrified and now really satisfied pc user who had police central virus. Thank you so much for your clear and effective solution.

  20. Clear concise instructions loved the red highlighting of important buttons to press i was too frantic to read the instructions lol thanks ever so much ..

  21. lee beanes on October 25, 2012 at 7:32 pm said:

    great worked fantatc

  22. happypersonnow on October 24, 2012 at 2:21 pm said:

    Thank you so so much, I was so worried about when my computer got locked. thought i had tio pay £100 and I did nothing wrong. so happy i found this to help me get rid of the virus. I am suprised nothing has been done about it. Thank you.

  23. Beryl Foster on October 23, 2012 at 3:14 pm said:

    What can i say? You guys are angels!!!! Came home today to a very worried husband,but I was suspicious, so decided to Google the PCeU. Up came your web site and after following your instruction, hay presto, we’re back in business!!! Thanks all.

  24. Jtaylor on October 23, 2012 at 2:07 pm said:

    Absolutely brilliant, thankyou, great clear instructions aswell :-)

  25. thank you very much you guys are legends simple easy to follow intructions my laptop had 17 viruses and now its running great no more pceu or anyhting thanks a lot guys im now a happy chap

  26. Steve M. on October 23, 2012 at 12:31 pm said:

    Great work…..!! Worked first time. Thankyou…!!

  27. Coral Mumford on October 22, 2012 at 6:50 pm said:

    omg I nearly paid the £100 they were asking until I googled it and found your site explaining it was a trojan!!! Doing the scan now and hopefully it will work. Thank you xx

  28. Thank you soooooo much I tried 3 others none of them worked. I was getting really worried! Again thank you!

  29. Thx very much for this. Certainly saved a trip to get this nasty virus removed.

  30. Neil Booth on October 19, 2012 at 10:40 pm said:

    Hi, thank-you so much for this easy to follow guide, this virus really got me worried at first but was a little suspicious as it was asking for money and no contact details at all so I googled it on my phone and found this page, followed it step by step and it worked like a dream aswell as getting rid of 8 others. Thanks again guys ur brilliant :-)

  31. gavin freegard on October 18, 2012 at 9:58 pm said:

    Very simple to follow got my laptop back working. Legends! Thank u x

  32. Deepest thanks. This frightened me really bad, thanks for such an awesome guide to remove this.

  33. Fantastic, up and running again. Thank you!

  34. Thanks very much for this thread! I successfully removed the threat! Think I may need to sort my mums computer out the same way!

  35. You guys are brilliant….thank you so much, you saved my computer!!

  36. I will try to fix this as using this guide. Found your useful article today. Thank you.

  37. Peter Bowerbank on October 17, 2012 at 5:45 pm said:

    My daughters laptop was attacked by this virus. I thought it would have to be a trip to the computer shop, as my knowledge of computers is pretty poor.. This guide is brilliant and clearly guided me through the removal process. Lets hope they track down the scumbags that try to make money by this scam. Thanks.

  38. Kazımm on October 17, 2012 at 1:14 pm said:

    very vey veryyy thankss,,çok teşekkürler çok işime yaradıı. iyi çalışmalar. happniess from Türkiye!!!!

  39. Thanks for your help, tried a few other things that didn’t work before I found this. Really easy to use even for someone with little PC knowledge. Thanks again.

  40. Richard on October 17, 2012 at 9:37 am said:

    Thank you. It was easy to follow and mended my PC

  41. Charles on October 17, 2012 at 7:33 am said:

    Thanks for helping me to get rid of this stupid virus we should find out who started this virus and either have them locked up or send it back to them from everyone that has been hit by it!

  42. it looks like it worked. thank you for your help

  43. Thank u for the very useful step by step guide worked first time picked up 4 problems n erased them excellent

  44. Thank you very much. Must have tried 3/4 other methods before this but this is the only one which has worked. Brilliant

  45. Thanks I did this and found 14 things on my computer and removed them all successfully thanks

  46. Nick Lonyon on September 1, 2012 at 1:06 pm said:

    Many thanks… tried a couple of other ones before this but none worked… once again many thanks

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