Do you know what Woospi is?
Woospi is a dangerous computer worm infection that may spread through removable media such as USB drives. Woospi uses the autorun.inf file to spread through these devices onto the computer that the infected drive or media is plugged into. It does this through the Autorun function built into Windows where the drive is automatically opened allowing the Woospi infection to spread.
In non-techie terms:
Woospi is known to come from fake email messages as a Microsoft Powerpoint file attachment. Currently Woospi may be called W32.Woospi by other security vendors and remains to be a serious threat to your system. You must remove Woospi or W32.Woospi once it is detected to prevent harm to your system or spreading Woospi to others through a removable drive.
Aliases: Woospi, Woospi Worm, W32.Woospi.
Woospi Automatic Removal Instructions
Woospi Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Woospi manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Woospi will be removed completely. So read the Woospi removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall Woospi Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Woospi if found.
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- To remove Woospi icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Woospi manual removal instructions!
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Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Woospi will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.