How to remove Media Miner (ads, banners, deals)
Name of the threat:Media Miner
Command or file name:(randomname).exe
Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)
Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari
Media Miner intrusion method
Media Miner installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Media Miner). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Media Miner copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (randomname).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Media Miner and value (randomname).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name (randomname).exe or Media Miner. Also, it can create folder with name Media Miner under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Media Miner, please ask below. You can use programs to remove Media Miner from your browsers below.
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Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.
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This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Media Miner, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Media Miner.
To get rid of Media Miner, you should:
1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:
Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
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2. Delete the following malicious folders:
3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:
Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.
Uninstall Media Miner related programs from Control Panel
We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Media Miner entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Media Miner won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.
Remove Media Miner related extensions from your browsers
Media Miner in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Spyhunter Remediation Tool to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Media Miner. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Spyhunter Remediation Tool. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:
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Protect computer and browsers from infection
Adware threats like Media Miner are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like Media Miner.