Trojan.BitMiner fake antivirus (removal guide).

Trojan.BitMiner stands for a new fake anti-virus software currently attacking many computers. The peculiarity of this hoax is that it gets installed into the system without user’s direct participation. There are certain vulnerabilities in the system due to poor protection of targeted computer. Thus, Trojan.BitMiner installer finds such leaks and eventually gets injected.


Trojan.BitMiner, upon successful forceful installation, immediately performs system amendments in order to be self-started as soon as you launch your computer. It will be surely a surprise for you to find out that Trojan.BitMiner will appear out of the blue and will not really allow you do your important tasks using your system.

What is Trojan.BitMiner?

The aim of Trojan.BitMiner hoax is to scare you into thinking your system is deeply infected with various cyber infections, malware and trojan horses. For this goal the rogue will perform a fictitious scanning of your computer and almost immediately will report such threats. Of course, such information is far away from the truth and must never be treated by you as serious. The only ultimate intention of this fake anti-malware is to convince you to make a payment for its so-called full version, which doesn’t really differ much from the trial one. Both of them are equally useless when it comes to properly protecting your workstation from real cyber threats.

Trojan.BitMiner hoax must be deleted along with other malicious components available on your system. Some of them may work in conjunction with Trojan.BitMiner scam in order to make it really difficult for you to delete it manually. For this goal we strongly advise that you scan the system with our recommended security software which will detect and delete this kind of computer pest. Furthermore, it will duly protect your PC from all subsequent real malware intrusion attempts.

Trojan.BitMiner automatic removal guide

If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove Trojan.BitMiner from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.

Download free antimalware scanner:

After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.

Step 1. Run a full scan of your system

Free antimalware scanner
GridinSoft Anti-Malwre allows you to choose the type of scan

…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂

Eliminate Malware In Minutes
Here you see the list of the detected items, which can be harmful

At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the Trojan.BitMiner infection!

Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:

Reset Browser Settings
Find “Reset browser settings” button on the GridinSoft Anti-MalwreE tools tab

Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the Trojan.BitMiner, on a settings tab:
Delete Adware from the browser
On this tab you can specify what exactly you need to reset

Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying Trojan.BitMiner pop-up ads leave you in peace:

Trojan.BitMiner manual removal steps:

Step 1. Delete Trojan.BitMiner from the system.

To delete Trojan.BitMiner extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.

Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the Trojan.BitMiner extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.

Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the Trojan.BitMiner extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.

Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a Trojan.BitMiner extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.

Step 2. Reset your browser settings.

It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:

  • Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
  • Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
  • Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.

Step 3. Celebrate your victory!

Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉

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