How to uninstall Windows Scripting Host - Windows 98
VBS/LoveLetter and related viruses use Windows Scripting Host (WSH) to spread. By uninstalling WSH, your machine will become immune to attacks
like this. However, you will not be able to use any VBS script files after doing this. Most users do not use VBS scripts for anything.
Follow the instructions given below each image to uninstall WSH from Windows 98.
1. Click on 'Start' button in the
lower left corner of your desktop.
2. Move the cursor to 'Settings'
menu, wait a bit and when another menu appears, move the cursor to 'Control Panel' and
click left mouse button.
3. In the appeared Control Panel
window double click on 'Add/Remove Programs' icon.
4. In the 'Add/Remove Programs'
dialog window click on 'Windows Setup' tab.
5. Then put the cursor on
'Accessories' and double click left mouse button.
6. A new dialog window will be
opened. Use the slider or button controls to scroll down the list of accessories.
7. In the end of accessories list you
will see 'Windows Scripting Host' option. Click on the checkbox near this option to disable it (the
'bird' or 'check' sign disappears).
8. Click 'Ok' button.
9. The Accessories dialog will be
closed. In the 'Add/Remove Programs' dialog window click 'Apply' button.
10. Windows Scripting Host will be
uninstalled from your system.