What Is PUA.Bitcoinminer and How to Remove It?

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Important for victims, infected by PUA.Bitcoinminer.


The PUA.Bitcoinminer could come back on your computer several times if you do not manage to detect and remove its hidden files and main objects.We suggest that you download SpyHunter as it will scan for all types of malicious objects, installed with it. Removal attempt with SpyHunter can happen in about 15 minutes time and may save you hours in trying to uninstall PUA.Bitcoinminer by yourself.

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Threat Name PUA.Bitcoinminer
Category Trojan Horse/Miner.
Main Activity Aims to mine for cryptocurrencies on the computers infected by it. Removal reccomended.
Signs of Presence A new registry entry created and files dropped in Windows’ system folders.
Spread Via malicious web links or files.
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How to Spot and Fully Eliminate the PUA.Bitcoinminer Trojan?

The primary method which you can use to detect a Trojan is to analyze hidden processes on your computer. This is achievable by downloading process monitoring apps, like Process Explorer. However, you will have to have a trained eye on how to detect the malicious processes and how to remove those without damaging your computer. This is why, as a swift solution, a Trojan-specific removal tool should be used, according to security experts. Such removal software will automatically scan for Trojans like PUA.Bitcoinminer and get rid of them quickly and safely while protecting your computer against threats in the fut

Booting in Safe Mode

For Windows:
1) Hold Windows Key and R
2) A run Window will appear, in it type “msconfig” and hit Enter
3) After the Window appears go to the Boot tab and select Safe Boot

Cut out PUA.Bitcoinminer in Task Manager

1) Press CTRL+ESC+SHIFT at the same time.
2) Locate the “Processes” tab.
3) Locate the malicious process of PUA.Bitcoinminer, and end it’s task by right-clicking on it and clicking on “End Process”

Eliminate PUA.Bitcoinminer‘s Malicious Registries

For most Windows variants:
1) Hold Windows Button and R.
2) In the “Run” box type “Regedit” and hit “Enter”.
3) Hold CTRL+F keys and type PUA.Bitcoinminer or the file name of the malicious executable of the virus which is usually located in %AppData%, %Temp%, %Local%, %Roaming% or %SystemDrive%.
4) After having located malicious registry objects, some of which are usually in the Run and RunOnce subkeys delete them ermanently and restart your computer. Here is how to find and delete keys for different versions.
For Windows 7: Open the Start Menu and in the search type and type regedit –> Open it. –> Hold CTRL + F buttons –> Type PUA.Bitcoinminer Virus in the search field.
Win 8/10 users: Start Button –> Choose Run –> type regedit –> Hit Enter -> Press CTRL + F buttons. Type PUA.Bitcoinminer in the search field.

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