Today, when I arrived at my company, I opened my laptop as usual. Oh, Jesus! Norton reported me  that a threat Win32/CoinMiner virus has been detected in disk C which should be removed soon. It told me it’s going to remove it from my laptop but a few minutes later it told me it fielded to do that. I don’t have any idea about that. Do you have the same problem like this gentle man? Why don’t you spend a few minutes reading this article to find a solution?

Detailed Information of Win32/CoinMiner Virus

Like what the victim above described, Win32/CoinMiner Virus will be reported as a Trojan by anti-virus such as AVG or MSE. As an offensive Trojan, it always tries to grasp any chance to invade the target system. This root-kit program has been detected from many users’ computers recently. Many users feel painful to get rid of such small but annoying virus. In fact, this virus was detected by AVG anti-virus. Just like the victim described, this virus can be detected by antivirus such as AVG, Microsoft Security Essentials. But when they report that your computer is not safe, they can never really help you remove it from your hard disk. MSE may even tell you that your computer will start 1 minute later. But when your computer starts again, MSE will tell you that computer will restart again i minute later. So obviously, Win32/CoinMiner virus can’t be removed by anti-virus.

What’s the bad influence of such Trojan virus? initially, you won’t find something bad in your computer. But later, your browser may have redirect virus or browser hijack virus. When you run it, it’s very slow to open a web site and if you want to open some sites, you will be redirected to some odd malicious sites. What’s more this rootkit will change your computer configuration. When you start your computer, some strange program will start to run automatically and you can’t stop then. What’s worse, after not a long time, you may can’t start your computer normally again. Once your computer is infected by Win32/CoinMiner virus, please remove it right away.

Is Win32/CoinMiner invincible? No, actually, this virus can be removed in manual way-a original but the most useful method. Since the virus is created by human, manual way is the most effective way. If you don’t remove the virus from your computer. The small Trojan virus will sprout and grow stronger. Finally it will erode you operating system until it’s be completely damaged. This virus can make you computer vulnerable and create many bugs. This will lead to make your computer be riddled with errors. Please keep your eye’s on this stuff.

To have a better and easy way to fix your computer, an IT expert is well recommended here:

Step-by-step Win32/CoinMiner Virus Manual Removal Guide

In case that any mistake might occur and cause unpredictable damages during Win32/CoinMiner virus removal, please spend some time on making a backup beforehand. Then follow these steps given as below:

1. Restart the infected computer and keep pressing F8 key before Windows launches; then use arrow keys to select and log in with Safe Mode with Networking;
2. Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
3. Under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;

4. Press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to open Registry Editor.

5. Delete all the following or those related to the following files.
%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)

6. Delete all the following or those related to the following registry entries.
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

7. Restart the computer to normal mode when you have successfully removed Win32/CoinMiner virus.

Similar Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry

At last but not at least, please be careful when you try to fix this Win32/CoinMiner virus problem yourself. It’s not so easy for one person who is not familiar with the virus and not well trained in IT filed. The virus can change its name constantly which will make the removal work harder to you. If you don’t have much knowledge of Windows operating system, you almost can’t find it out from so large amounts of system files. And you’d better don’t try so called free software to get rid of this Trojan since the virus is well disguised that anti-virus may delete some system files erroneously. What’s more so called free software may be another cheater. You’d better to find an expert to help you remove this Win32/CoinMiner Virus.

All for your sake, a professional expert such as YooCare/YooSecurity PC Online Service can easily solve your problem and make you at ease.

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on May 30, 2013 7:46 am

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