What is NRSMiner cryptominer? Experienced security researchers has determined that NRSMiner cryptominer is a trojan (malicious software). NRSMiner cryptominer can send information about your system to a remote malicious hacker, give a remote access to your computer, use your computer’s resources to generate digital money.
If you still are not sure that your computer is affected with malicious software, then check your computer for the common symptoms of this infection:
- your internet browser displays ads where previously you have never seen;
- Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and Chrome displays a huge count of intrusive advertisements;
- internet browser settings like home page and search provider are hijacked;
- your antivirus detects an infection;
- Internet connection may be slow.
The NRSMiner cryptominer virus can collect your Internet surfing activity by recording URLs visited, IP addresses, web-browser version and type, cookie information, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and web-pages visited. Such kind of behavior can lead to serious security problems or privacy info theft. This is another reason why this virus should be removed as soon as possible.
In many cases, the NRSMiner cryptominer virus come bundled with the installers from a free hosting and file sharing sites. So, install a freeware is a a good chance that you will find a bundled malicious software.
Don’t panic because we have got the solution. Here’s a few simple steps on how to get rid of any malicious software and thereby remove NRSMiner cryptominer virus from your PC for free.
Remove NRSMiner cryptominer malware (Virus removal instructions)
In order to get rid of NRSMiner cryptominer virus from your machine, you should look up for dubious entries, such as files, programs, web browser addons and shortcut files. However, if you want to delete NRSMiner cryptominer easily, you should run reputable antimalware tool and let it do the job for you.
To remove NRSMiner cryptominer, use the steps below:
- Delete NRSMiner cryptominer associated software by using MS Windows Control Panel
- How to remove NRSMiner cryptominer with Zemana Anti-Malware
- Get rid of NRSMiner cryptominer virus and malicious extensions with Hitman Pro
- How to remove NRSMiner cryptominer with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
- Delete NRSMiner cryptominer virus from Firefox
- Remove NRSMiner cryptominer virus from Google Chrome
- Get rid of NRSMiner cryptominer virus from Microsoft Internet Explorer
- How to stay safe online
- Finish words
Delete NRSMiner cryptominer associated software by using MS Windows Control Panel
Check out the Microsoft Windows Control Panel (Programs and Features section) to see all installed apps. We recommend to click on the “Date Installed” in order to sort the list of applications by the date you installed them. If you see any unknown and questionable applications, they are the ones you need to remove.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
First, press Windows button , then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as shown on the screen below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as on the image below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of applications installed on your PC system. Most probably, one of them is the virus and other security threats. If you’ve many apps installed, you can help simplify the search of harmful programs by sort the list by date of installation. Once you’ve found a suspicious, unwanted or unused application, right click to it, after that press ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
First, press ‘Start’ button and select ‘Control Panel’ at right panel as displayed below.
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown on the image below.
You will see a list of software installed on your personal computer. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the apps that were installed last. Most probably, it’s the virus and other kinds of potential threats such as malware and potentially unwanted applications. If you are in doubt, you can always check the program by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. After the application which you need to delete is found, simply click on its name, and then press ‘Uninstall’ like below.
How to remove NRSMiner cryptominer with Zemana Anti-Malware
We recommend using the Zemana that are completely clean your machine of the virus. The tool is an advanced malicious software removal program created by (c) Zemana lab. It is able to help you delete potentially unwanted applications, viruss, adware, malicious software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your system for free.
Now you can setup and use Zemana to remove NRSMiner cryptominer from your web browser by following the steps below:
Visit the page linked below to download Zemana Anti Malware setup file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your computer. Save it on your MS Windows desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
Run the setup package after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to install this tool on your system.
During installation you can change certain settings, but we advise you do not make any changes to default settings.
When setup is done, this malicious software removal utility will automatically start and update itself. You will see its main window as displayed in the following example.
Now click the “Scan” button to start scanning your system for the NRSMiner cryptominer related files, folders and registry keys. Depending on your personal computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. When a threat is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished.
When the scan is complete, you will be opened the list of all found items on your personal computer. Review the scan results and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Free will remove NRSMiner cryptominer and other malware and move threats to the program’s quarantine. Once the process is finished, you can be prompted to reboot your personal computer to make the change take effect.
Get rid of NRSMiner cryptominer virus and malicious extensions with Hitman Pro
Hitman Pro is a free removal tool that may be downloaded and use to delete hijacker infections, adware, malware, potentially unwanted software, toolbars and other threats from your personal computer. You may use this utility to find out threats even if you have an antivirus or any other security program.
Download Hitman Pro from the following link. Save it to your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
After the downloading process is complete, open the file location and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will start the Hitman Pro tool. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to open the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, click “Next” to perform a system scan for the NRSMiner cryptominer and other security threats. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. While the HitmanPro tool is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified as being affected by malware.
After HitmanPro has finished scanning your PC system, you will be shown the list of all detected items on your computer as displayed on the screen below.
Make sure all threats have ‘checkmark’ and press “Next” button. It will show a dialog box, click the “Activate free license” button. The HitmanPro will delete NRSMiner cryptominer and other security threats and add items to the Quarantine. Once disinfection is complete, the utility may ask you to restart your computer.
How to remove NRSMiner cryptominer with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware
You can delete NRSMiner cryptominer virus automatically through the use of MalwareBytes. We suggest this free malware removal utility because it can easily remove viruss, ad-supported software, PUPs and toolbars with all their components such as files, folders and registry entries.
- Installing the MalwareBytes Anti Malware is simple. First you will need to download MalwareBytes on your Microsoft Windows Desktop from the following link.
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Update: April 15, 2020
- Once the downloading process is done, close all apps and windows on your system. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once setup is finished, press the “Scan Now” button to perform a system scan for the NRSMiner cryptominer related files, folders and registry keys. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer.
- After that process is complete, MalwareBytes will show a list of all threats detected by the scan. All found threats will be marked. You can delete them all by simply press “Quarantine Selected”. After disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot your PC system.
The following video offers a few simple steps on how to delete hijackers, adware and other malware with MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM).
Delete NRSMiner cryptominer virus from Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox settings have been changed by the NRSMiner cryptominer virus, then resetting it to the default state can help. Essential information such as bookmarks, browsing history, passwords, cookies, auto-fill data and personal dictionaries will not be removed.
First, launch the Mozilla Firefox and press button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown on the screen below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web browser adress bar and press Enter. It will open the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown on the screen below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will begin a procedure to fix your problems that caused by the NRSMiner cryptominer virus. After, it is finished, press the “Finish” button.
Remove NRSMiner cryptominer virus from Google Chrome
Use the Reset web browser tool of the Chrome to reset all its settings like new tab page, search provider by default and homepage to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, if your computer is hijacked by NRSMiner cryptominer virus.
- First, run the Google Chrome and click the Menu icon (icon in the form of three dots).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
- You’ll see the list of installed addons. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guidance: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, press the “Settings” menu.
- Next, click “Advanced” link, which located at the bottom of the Settings page.
- On the bottom of the “Advanced settings” page, click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
- The Chrome will open the reset settings dialog box as on the image above.
- Confirm the web-browser’s reset by clicking on the “Reset” button.
- To learn more, read the article How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Get rid of NRSMiner cryptominer virus from Microsoft Internet Explorer
If you find that Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser settings had been infected by the NRSMiner cryptominer virus, then you may return your settings, via the reset web-browser process.
First, start the IE, then press ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the internet browser, then click the “Internet Options” as on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, press the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, press the “Reset” button as on the image below.
Once the procedure is complete, click “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your computer for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s startpage, search provider and new tab to default state.
How to stay safe online
One of the worst things is the fact that you cannot block all those unwanted and harmful web-pages using only built-in Windows capabilities. However, there is a program out that you can use to stop intrusive web-browser redirects, ads and pop-ups in any modern internet browsers including Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and MS Edge. It’s called Adguard and it works very well.
Click the link below to download AdGuard. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
Once downloading is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the image below.
Follow the prompts. Once the installation is complete, you will see a window as shown on the image below.
You can click “Skip” to close the installation program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop unwanted advertisements, block harmful or misleading web-sites. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that is located on your desktop.
Now your PC should be clean of the NRSMiner cryptominer virus. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you block unwanted pop-ups and intrusive malicious sites) and Zemana (to periodically scan your personal computer for new malicious software). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
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