CoinCube Miner Removal Process (remove CoinCubeMiner)

May 22, 2018

CoinCube Miner is among the latest in cryptocurrency miner applications that perform cryptojacking actions on vulnerable computers. Upon infection from CoinCube Miner, a PC is susceptible to being used to mine cryptocurrency illegally and may cause the computer to run very slow and could eventually crash.

Computer users may not notice an infection from CoinCube Miner until their system's performance suffers due to CoinCube Miner using most of the attack computer's resources and the system starts overheating and using an abundance of electricity. It is important that threats like CoinCube Miner be immediately detected and removed using a trusted antispyware program. Allowing CoinCube Miner to run on a system may make the computer user liable for mining cryptocurrencies through an illegal process and could have grave legal consequences.

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

Why should you remove CoinCube Miner?

If CoinCube Miner 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 CoinCube Miner 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 CoinCube Miner removal process.

How can you manually remove CoinCube Miner

Manual removal of CoinCube Miner may not be for everyone. Each manual CoinCube Miner 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 CoinCube Miner removal process.

CoinCube Miner 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 CoinCube Miner in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find CoinCube Miner, 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 CoinCube Miner. 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


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with CoinCube Miner 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 CoinCube Miner, 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"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with CoinCube Miner by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\CoinCube Miner 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 CoinCube Miner completely from your computer. If you find that CoinCube Miner is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic CoinCube Miner removal process.

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