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RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER is reported as Win32:PUP-gen (potentially unwanted program).


RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER is usually installed hiddenly without a user permission. RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER uses obtrusive, misleading, or deceptive advertising.


I suggest you to remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER from your PC as soon as possible!
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How RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER got on your computer?

Like many potentially unwanted programs, RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER can be installed on your computer as part of a bundle with another tool you downloaded from the Internet. Since RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER manufacturer pays software developers for distributing RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER within their applications, RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER is often included as part of the installer.
RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER is also often distributed with free games and simple, one-click freeware tools developed specifically with the purpose of getting RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER onto as many computers as possible.
Usually, you have not only one RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER problem, but a bunch of similar WIN32:PUPs.


While RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER is not considered illegal and is not officially classified as malware, it poses a direct threat to your privacy. Since RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER runs alongside your Web browser, it can collect and transmit information such your search queries, Web forms and passwords, names and messages, track Web sites that you visit, and do much more on your computer without you even knowing. RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER was reported to cause significant slowdowns in browser performance, making Web page load times much longer compared to a clean system.

On a scale of 1 to 5 (with 1 being "mostly harmless", 3 being "invasive" and 5 being "dangerous"), RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER can be rated as a 3.

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You have 2 ways

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Remove it manually2. Remove Manually.

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How to remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER manually:

STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.


You can see RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.

In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.

STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER virus from running processes

Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER virus from running processes

STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER virus from Windows services

Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER virus from Windows services

Disable the services with random names or contains RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER in it's name or description.

STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER virus from Windows registry

Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER virus from Windows registry

Find and delete all keys/values contains RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER.

Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER Virus from Chrome Extensions

STEP 8: Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER from Internet Explorer.

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

STEP 9: Remove RISKTOOL.MSIL.BITCOINMINER from Mozilla Firefox.

Change Firefox Home Page

Change Firefox Home Page

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.

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