How to remove JS.Webcoinminer

JS.Webcoinminer is a Trojan that probably got into the machine with your assistance, and you installed it with unaware of it. This software can call issues in the system, and we imperatively recommend you to uninstall it as soon as you'll finish to read this item. The safest manner to stop the Trojan penetration is to learn how to distinguish malware. In the very beginning, we should explain you what Trojans are. The name "Trojan" is pretty accurate: viruses of this kind stealthy get into users' devices, pretending to be licensed utilities, but they can't spread themselves. Actually, Trojans aren't true viruses, since the word “virus” means the ability of undesired software to multiply and independently infect systems. Trojans can be called to parasites: they are totally harmless and weak, but with help of the host they could create many issues. The owners of the Trojan are giving it the guise of a helpful program, and upload the Trojan to a well-known web-resource from which the maximum number of victims can download it. Since then, the program waits until a gullible user will download it and offer his services as a host. You need to know that Trojans are infrequently distributed separately, but more frequent you can see them in packages also known as “bundles” containing few Trojans, adware, viruses or malware.

In spite of some limitations in the methods of spreading, Trojan programs are highly effective after they penetrate the system. Trojan viruses are the biggest kind of harmful software, and may cause serious damage to the device, steal the passwords or include your system in a botnet. Here is a brief enumeration of average ways for using Trojan viruses:

  • The last of the common ways of Trojans use is to develop botnets. Botnet is a web of hundreds or even thousands of systems, or some other "intelligent" devices, with help of which scammers can carry out their illegal schemes. With help of suchlike botnets they perform attacks on large websites, distribute a lot of spam and use their computing powers for other purposes, like mining of crypto-currency.
  • Trojans, thanks to their stealthiness, are nearly ideal tools for espionage. Trojan can exist in contaminated computer for a long time, getting data about its owner, visited sites, passwords, accounts and, possibly, even any text entered from keyboard.

All these manners of Trojan usage might be carried out solely or altogether. Except written in the previous paragraphs aims, which directly benefit fraudsters, Trojans have multiple extra negatives: they operate the CPU the resources of your workstation, clog the system with suspicious applications and prevent the computer from running for its intended function. Being aware of this, you'll absolutely agree with our verdict and delete JS.Webcoinminer for good.

Removal instruction

Step 1. Boot the system into safe mode

  • Press Start
  • Type Msconfig and press Enter

Safe mode. Step 1

 

  • Select Boot tab

Safe mode. Step 2

 

 

  • Select Safe boot and press Ok

More information about Safe mode: What is Safe Mode and how to boot computer in Safe Mode

 

Step 2. Show all hidden files and folders

  • Press Start
  • Click on Control Panel

Show hidden files. Step 1

 

  • Select Appearance and Personalization

Show hidden files. Step 2

 

  • Click on Folder Options
  • Select View tab
  • Select Show hidden files, folders and drives

Show hidden files. Step 3

 

  • Press Ok

 

Step 3. Remove virus files

 

Check next folders to find suspicious files:

  • %TEMP%
  • %APPDATA%
  • %ProgramData%

 

Step 4. Fix hosts file

  • Go to %SystemRoot%\System32\drivers\etc\ folder

Hosts_file_location

 

  • Open hosts file using Notepad or other text editor
  • Delete suspicious elements
  • Basic hosts file looks like this:

Hosts_file

 

Step 5. Clean registry (for experienced users)

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Clean startup registry keys
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(HKEY_CURRENT_USER)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(HKEY_CURRENT_USER)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(HKEY_CURRENT_USER)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE(HKEY_CURRENT_USER)\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Userinit

Step 6. Scan computer with antivirus

 

We give you a safe and efficient way to get rid of Trojans using Spyhunter antiviral program. This tool can clean the device of any present viruses on it, but simultaneously guard it from other similar issues. Spyhunter works automatically, and to remove some viruses you will only have to buy antivirus, set it up and begin it. We think that this manner is a priority, since it's hard for an ordinary user to understand which of the folders in the system is malicious. By uninstalling the system folder, you might easily affect the PC, and call its critical fault. If you doubt the usefulness of Spyhunter, you should test the program yourself by installing a test version.

 


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Step 7. Disable Safe Mode and restart computer

  • Press Start
  • Type Msconfig and press Enter
  • Select Boot tab
  • Remove the check near Safe boot

 

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