Pup.Bitminer is defined by its original reporter as a potentially unwanted program that can perform unwanted downloads. Those loads are made under the pretext of updating common software such as players and editors for various data types.
Observations have unveiled mass-loading of adware along with, or instead of, the declared updates. Removal of PUP.Bitminer, if you are going to clean your computer of every threat, is to cover the items loaded by the infection.
The original categorization of the malware as a potentially unwanted program does not reflect actual state of affairs, for the rogue is a disastrous parasite. Please note that failure to get rid of PUP.Bitminer in a good time causes irreparable damage up to complete destruction of data on your PC.
As lingering is not reasonable follow this link to remove PUP.Bitminer and other infections harming your PC.
Type: Trojan horse, Malware
Detection date: 02.09.2011
URL: blocked\not detected
- Pup.Bitminer may be difficult to remove manually;
- Pup.Bitminer may download and install additional malware;
- Pup.Bitminer may slow your PC;
- Pup.Bitminer may cause system errors and slowdowns, popup ad’s.
How to remove Pup.Bitminer virus?
You can choose how to eliminate Pup.Bitminer infection. Use manual removal guide or delete it automatically:
1. Manual removal process
It is understood that removing Pup.Bitminer manually you deal with only one infection. To get rid of other infections manually you need to find and use other relevant guides. Furthermore, how will you know if there are other threats to exterminate?
To remove Pup.Bitminer infection – delete its files and disable processes (in Task Manager):
After that, remove Pup.Bitminer registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\ CURRENTVERSION\RUN\ random.exe
2. Automatic Pup.Bitminer removal
Antimalware program is a good choice enabling users to clean computer system of all its infections at once, or at least to find out which threats to eliminate. It might happen that Pup.Bitminer malware blocks downloading or installation of antivirus capable of its deleting. If that is the case, don’t give up! Try the following tips to escape the malware aggression:
- rename executable of the downloaded antimalware to “explorer.exe” and run it;
- try to install remover from Safe Mode (press F8 when Windows starts);
- try to download Pup.Bitminer removal tool from uninfected PC and transfer it to infected, using pen-drive.
If you need further help in using the manual directions or downloading the removal tool, please leave your query as a comment below.
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