|26 Jun 2013||#1|
Windows 7 Home Prem x64 Will not load Explorer.exe on startup
Ive got a laptop here that encountered the PCEU virus. I removed the HDD and placed into another machine as a slave drive to run Malwarebytes. Successfully removed 14 threats and placed back into the laptop. The PCEU virus has gone but I get a CMD box on startup trying to open a random .EXE and explorer doesnt load takes you to a c:\windows\system32 cursor. Typing explorer.exe here then loads and the OS is fully usable. How do I remove that from a startup and push explorer.exe back into a startup position??
Here is what appears in the CMD Box on start. I have obviously typed the explorer.exe to get the OS to load.
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
'"C:\Users\Laptop\AppData\Local\Temp\yqsdjqgjncprwkove.exe"' is not recognized a
s an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.
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|26 Jun 2013||#2|
Welcome to the Seven Forums.
After you backup the registry...
Registry - Backup and Restore
...you can check to see that explorer is listed here:
And while you are in the registry, check these two places:
If you have any doubts about what you find, please post a screenshot before removing an entry.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums
That said, wiping the drive and making a clean install of W7 is the safest thing to do:
Clean Install Windows 7
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|26 Jun 2013||#3|
Please do the following...
Download the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool
Select the 64-bit version.
Save to the Desktop.
The first time the tool is run, it also makes another log: Addition.txt
Also post the Addition.txt in your reply. <<---
To save you searching thru the Registry for the info requested by UsernameIssues,
also download SystemLook:
Save to your Desktop.
Right-click on SystemLook.exe, and select: Run As Administrator
Copy the content of the following box into the main textfield:
:reg [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon] [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
When finished, a notepad window opens with the results of the scan.
Please post the SystemLook.txt (found on the Desktop) in your reply.
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