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How to Remove Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O quickly

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on December 17th, 2012 | Leave a comment

Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O is classified as a kind of malicious and nasty worm that has bad effects on the infected system. It attaches to shareware or freeware, emails, links and so on to get into a computer. Actually, you can prevent infection if you have healthy online habit. It is a risky worm that can spread widely through spam emails, malicious links, shared files inline and removable drives. The strong infection is something that cannot be ignored. It can create new files, change browse engine, modify homepage, and disable system and so on. What’s worse, this worm can also open back door for the remote hackers to do illegal activities and all that are without your consent. Once infected by Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O, it will damage your system until you remove it completely. Are you eager to remove Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O from your PC quickly and effectively? Definitely, you are. In the following, we will introduce two methods to remove this worm.

Are you experienced in troubleshooting pc problems? Manual way is worth a try for experienced users, but do not expert you could remove the worm very quickly. Manual removal way is a slow solution.

How to remove Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O manually
We all know when the Worm is installed and executed, it will drop malicious files and registry entries on your pc. And your job is to find out them and delete them.

1. Delete related files


2. Run registry editor and delete Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O registry entry

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders\”Startup” = “%UserProfile%\UpBackup”

Effective Way to Remove Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O from Infected Computer
Although removing the worm in manual way is very difficult, there is a simple removal way that are widely used by common pc users and even pc technicians. Using a professional virus removal program can help you remove Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O and any kind of virus. Generally, a good virus removal tool contains the powerful ability to remove the virus from computer and also maintain the computer system in stable. If you are looking for such a program, I think Spyware Cease will be just the right one for you. In our test, the professional virus removal program did a good job in wiping off Worm:Win32/Phorpiex.O. After you remove the worm, it is recommended to repair system vulnerability by Spyware Cease.

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