Steps To Delete PUA.JScoinminer Effectively From Windows PC

PUA.JScoinminer : Threat Analysis

  • Name: PUA.JScoinminer
  • Type: Potentially Unwanted Application
  • Risk Impact: Low
  • Discovered on: September 15, 2017
  • Updated on: September 15, 2017 4:00:51 PM
  • Infection Length: Varies
  • Affected Systems: Windows OS

What do you know about PUA.JScoinminer?


PUA.JScoinminer is an undesired program that will typically be accompanying another adware infection on your targeted machine. One of the main way in which this threat manifests itself is through unwanted browser redirects. Although, the most common kind of annoying web browser redirects associated with this adware infection occurs once the targeted system users carrying out a Google search. The links provided in the search results of any Google search will actually point you to a phishing web portals rather than to their main destinations, if your machine has already been affected by this PUA.JScoinminer threat. However, if your PC is showing signs of an adware infection, then RMV security experts recommend removing the threat immediately from your system with the help of legitimate and trustworthy anti-spyware scanner.


How PUA.JScoinminer Helps Other Threats To Invade Your PC?

One of the most ordinary description of this infection is that it will occur when your device is infected with a malicious or rogue security application. It allows the bogus security apps to reroute your online search queries to their own shady domains containing few unreliable links or other alarming error notifications. Moreover, PUA.JScoinminer has been especially designed by the team of cyber criminals in order to slow down your affected system and trick you further into thinking that your computer is in severe danger. According to the virus experts, the threat will often show up into your Task Manager as a malicious file process. The process associated with this infection will typically use up a lot of system memory, making your device run extremely slow and become unusable or unstable as well.

Method To Protect Yourself From PUA.JScoinminer Attack

Prevention is one of the best way to make sure that your machine does not become infected with PUA.JScoinminer. While it is very important to make sure that you have installed a reputable security program onto your machine, which is fully up-to-date, is considered as one of the best way to prevent your computer from virus attack. Moreover, you need to be very careful at the time of browsing the web and being cautious about clicking on any suspicious or unfamiliar links.

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How to Uninstall PUA.JScoinminer from Compromised System

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

(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 PUA.JScoinminer 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 PUA.JScoinminer or any other Suspicious program
  • once found, Uninstall PUA.JScoinminer ASAP
  • Step:4 How to Remove PUA.JScoinminer 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 PUA.JScoinminer 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 PUA.JScoinminer 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 PUA.JScoinminer and Block Pop-ups on Browsers

    How to Remove PUA.JScoinminer 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 PUA.JScoinminer 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 PUA.JScoinminer from Google Chrome

  • Google Chrome is to be Opened
  • Now Click on menu present at the top right corner
  • Choose Tools >> Extensions
  • Select PUA.JScoinminer related Extensions and now Click on Trash icon to remove PUA.JScoinminer
  • 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 PUA.JScoinminer on Mozilla FF

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

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

  • Now Click on Remove to delete PUA.JScoinminer permanently
  • Also Select and Check mark “Block Pop-up Windows” under po-ups in the Content Tab
  • How to Get Rid of PUA.JScoinminer 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 PUA.JScoinminer. However, if you are unable to accomplish these steps, click the button given below to scan your PC


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