How can I Remove CpuMiner Completely


Today when I turn on my PC suddenly CpuMiner appeared on my running browser Chrome consisting many unwanted adverts. Really, it was so annoying that has made my browsing session totally irritating. I have noticed my computer is running very slow due to this annoying program. I have tried everything on my best knowledge to fix it permanently but was failed. I need help to remove it. Please anyone help me to remove it completely? Thank you all of you.

Report on CpuMiner

CpuMiner is a potential unwanted program which is distributed by third party on targeted computer having evil aim to gain benefit of it. Mostly, it installs automatically on the PC by means of deceptive marketing method such as lurking to freeware application that is installed from malicious sites and via spam emails attachment. After CpuMiner having installed on the PC it will generate lots of adverts on the PC that might be harmful for fetching further infection on the PC. It will trigger many problem on the PC to annoy you as well as send your computer to the highly risk. Due to this, you browser activities will be monitored that later shared with cyber criminals as a result you may have to face serious issue privacy leaks as well as stolen of money. Due to this, you computer will be slowed down strangely. So, without delaying you should uninstall CpuMiner completely6 if it is found on the PC.

CpuMiner Cause many poor Performance

  • CpuMiner can slow down your computer strangely.
  • Your browser will be bombarded of many unwanted advertisement which may cause to disturb you for browsing normally.
  • It can recored your browsing activities to transfer to the cyber criminals whereupon you may have face serious privacy issues.


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How to Uninstall CpuMiner from Compromised System

Step:1 First of all, Reboot your PC in Safe Mode to make it safe from CpuMiner

(this Guide illustrates how to restart Windows in Safe Mode in all versions.)

Step:2 Now you need to View all Hidden Files and Folders that exist on different drives

Step:3 Uninstall CpuMiner from Control Panel

  • Press Start Key + R together and Type appwiz.cpl
  • appwiz

  • Now Press on OK
  • This will Open the Control Panel. Now look for CpuMiner or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall CpuMiner ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove CpuMiner from Startup Items

  • To Go to Startup Area, Click on Start Key + R
  • Type msconfig in the search area and click on Enter. A window will pop-out
  • Misconfig 1



  • In the Startup area, look for any suspicious CpuMiner entries or that are from Unknown Manufacturers
  • (This is an important step and users are advised to monitor all items carefully over here before proceeding further.)
  • Step:5 How to Remove CpuMiner from Localhost Files

  • Click on Start Key + R in Combination. Copy and Paste to Open hosts File
  • notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts
  • Soon, you will get a list of suspicious IP’s in the bottom of the screen
  • hosts_opt-1

  • this is quite helpful in knowing if your browser has been hacked
  • Steps 6: How to Remove CpuMiner and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove CpuMiner from IE

    Open IE and Click on Tools. Now Select Manage add-ons
    IE Extension 1

    In the pane, under Toolbars and Extensions, Choose the CpuMiner extensions which is to be deleted

    IE toolbar and extensions

  • Now Click on Remove or Disable Option.
  • Press Tool button and Select Internet Option
  • Internet-options

  • This will lead you to the Tab, now Select Privacy Tab, Turn on Pop-up blocker by clicking on it.
  • IE-block-pop-ups


    How to Uninstall CpuMiner from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select CpuMiner related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove CpuMiner
  • chrome-extensions 2

  • Under Advanced Settings Option, Enable Do not allow any Site to Show pop-ups. Click on Ok to apply it.
  • Chrome-not-allow-pop-ups

    How to Block CpuMiner on Mozilla FF

  • Select and Open Mozilla FF, Select CpuMiner or other Add-ons by clicking on Menu button
  • Mozilla Addon 1

  • In the Add-ons Manager, Select the extension related to CpuMiner.
  • Mozilla Addon 2

  • Now Click on Remove to delete CpuMiner permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of CpuMiner on Edge on Win 10

  • First of all Open MS Edge and Click on “More actions(…)” link
  • Edge-1
  • Now Select and Click on Settings In Menu under “More Actions”
  • Edge-2

  • Under Settings, screen click on View Advanced Settings button
  • Edge-3

  • In Advanced Settings, turn on Block pop-ups by toggling button to ON
  • Edge4


    Following the above Manual Steps will be effective in blocking CpuMiner. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


    Don’t forget to given your feedback or submit any question if you have any doubt regarding CpuMiner or its removal process