How to Erradicate Win32/CoinMiner Hacking Tool from Windows?

Win32/CoinMiner Hacking Virus is malicious tool used by the hacker to gain unauthorized access over a computer. This virus is generally marked as Trojan by the Anti-virus installed in your computer. The virus can steal all your valuable data and information and misuse them. To detect whether your computer has been infected from this virus and to get rid of the virus follow this tutorial.

remove Win32 CoinMiner Virus

The common symptoms of your computer being infected are

  • Redirected to malicious websites.
  • Slow computer.
  • Frequent Internet disconnection.

Upon connection to internet, you get redirected to other malicious website. After, certain period the computer fails to boot properly. It utilizes a much of CPU resource thereby making the computer slow. The Bitcoin mining virus runs on the infected computer without your consent. As soon as you detect that your computer has been infected get rid of it immediately.

Removal of Win32/CoinMiner Virus

Manual removal is the best way to remove the CoinMiner Virus. Follow the steps given below to get rid of this virus.

  • Reboot your infected computer
  • Boot into the computer under Safe Mode with Networking. This can be achieved by holding on F8 key on the boot screen
  • Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop Win32/coinminer virus processes in the Windows Task Manager
  • Go to start and open Control Panel search for Folder Options
  • Under View tab to check the Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then hit OK
  • Open Run box and type regedit to open Registry Editor and delete all the following or those related to the following files listed below
  • %AppData%\Protector-[HASE].exe
  • %AppData%\result.db
  • %Windows%\system32\[random].exe
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll
  • %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe(random)

  • Delete all the following or those related to the following registry entries.
    • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\policies\explorer]“EnableShellExecuteHooks”= 1 (0×1)
    • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\control\lsa]Security Packages REG_MULTI_SZ kerberos msv1_0 schannel wdigest tspkg pku2u livessp
    • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SafeBoot\Minimal\!SASCORE]@=””
    • HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Inspector”
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net”
    • HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{ HASE }
    • HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun

After you have successfully removed Win32/CoinMiner virus,  Reboot the computer back in normal mode.

Alternative way to remove Win32.CoinMiner is by performing a scan with free online virus scanner that can be found on websites of legitimate anti-virus and security provider. After the scan is complete, restart your system.

Delete the registry entries if you have good knowledge to deal with the entries, if not don’t delete the entries as you might accidentally remove the essential entries on the computer. The above mentioned procedure will remove all the virus from your computer and ensure safe browsing on your computer.

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