VMProtect Miner Trojan Removal Process (remove VMProtectMiner)

October 11, 2017

VMProtect Miner Trojan is a vicious type of malware threat that seeks out financial information on an infected Windows PC. The attack from VMProtect Miner Trojan may take place due to loading malicious files or downloading malware from the Internet. Once VMProtect Miner Trojan has taken hold of a computer it is prone to opening up a remote connection to a hacker who may then gather personal data from the infected system.

VMProtect Miner Trojan is known for targeting vulnerable systems only to steal and mine digital currency data, which could lead to theft of money. Usually the attack from VMProtect Miner Trojan will take place without any indication to the computer user making it extreamly dangerous. It is important that VMProtect Miner Trojan be promptly detected and removed using a proper antimalware resource that can automatically eliminates Trojan horse threats on a Windows PC.

Are you getting popups from VMProtect Miner Trojan? Have you identified that you have VMProtect Miner Trojan installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove VMProtect Miner Trojan completely from your computer?

Why should you remove VMProtect Miner Trojan?

If VMProtect Miner Trojan resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that VMProtect Miner Trojan may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking VMProtect Miner Trojan removal process.

How can you manually remove VMProtect Miner Trojan

Manual removal of VMProtect Miner Trojan may not be for everyone. Each manual VMProtect Miner Trojan removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic VMProtect Miner Trojan removal process.

VMProtect Miner Trojan can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate VMProtect Miner Trojan in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find VMProtect Miner Trojan, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing VMProtect Miner Trojan. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process

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  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with VMProtect Miner Trojan from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with VMProtect Miner Trojan, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"

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  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with VMProtect Miner Trojan by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\VMProtect Miner Trojan folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed VMProtect Miner Trojan completely from your computer. If you find that VMProtect Miner Trojan is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic VMProtect Miner Trojan removal process.

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