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What is the "cgminer.exe" ?

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Our database contains 60 different files for filename cgminer.exe . cgminer.exe Agregate rating is 4 stars - based on 18 reviews. This is executable file. You can find it running in Task Manager as the process cgminer.exe.

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This small application is a bitcoin miner (GPU miner written in C), from the creator's pages : 

"This is a multi-threaded multi-pool GPU, FPGA and CPU miner with ATI GPU monitoring, (over)clocking and fanspeed support for bitcoin and derivative coins".

- check more info on https://github.com/ckolivas/cgminer#readme

By most antiviruses such applications are marked as possible threat, in this case not-a-virus: RiskTool.Win32.BitCoinMiner.

cgminer.exe Process

File details of most used file with name "cgminer.exe"

Product:
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Company:
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Description:
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Version:
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MD5:
e57480c40edcd3f824a4d0ff4c24f78a
SHA1:
046f5aa70b57b21115e0f6172e10083210668144
SHA256:
26c7282daa667210785080f0dbe8e6f85c8a3949e433b198ee91d9ebffd1b5b5
Size:
568334
Directory:
%APPDATA%\PCbackup\unpack
Operating System:
Windows 7
Discovered:
June 8, 2013
Occurence:
High oc2

Is the Process "cgminer.exe" Safe or Threat ?

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73% of reviewed files are marked as Safe .
Latest new variant of the file with name "cgminer.exe" was discovered 12 days ago. Our database contains 25 variants of the file "cgminer.exe" with final rating Safe and 5 variants with final rating Threat . Final ratings are based on file reviews, discovered date, users occurence and antivirus scan results.

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User Reviews of the "cgminer.exe"

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Reviews for all files with name "cgminer.exe"

  • THREATrating from user for file %SystemDiskRoot%\DATA\cgminer\cgminer.exe

    (id: 17033764)
  • SAFErating from user for file %SystemDiskRoot%\DATA\cgminer\cgminer.exe

    Samuel Smith photo

    A bitcoin miner app

    (id: 16720090)
  • SAFErating from user for file %SystemDiskRoot%\DATA\Downloads\bitcoin\cgminer\cgminer.exe

    (id: 18788701)
  • SAFErating from user for file %SystemDiskRoot%\DATA\Downloads\bitcoin\cgminer\cgminer.exe

    hsmiths photo

    this is a bitcoin miner, downloaded from the author. false positive due to malware authors bundling in payloads. not a risk as long as you intended to install it.

    (id: 18788701)
  • SAFErating from user for file %DESKTOP%\cgminer-2.11.3-win32\cgminer.exe

    (id: 18895401)
  • SAFErating from user for file %SystemDiskRoot%\DATA\cgminer\cgminer.exe

    (id: 17033764)
  • SAFErating from user for file %SystemDiskRoot%\DATA\cgminer\cgminer.exe

    MikeOne photo

    This small application is a bitcoin miner (GPU miner written in C), from the creator's pages : "This is a multi-threaded multi-pool GPU, FPGA and CPU miner with ATI GPU monitoring, (over)clocking and fanspeed support for bitcoin and derivative coins". By most antiviruses such applications are marked as possible threat, in this case not-a-virus: RiskTool.Win32.BitCoinMiner.

    (id: 17323271)
  • THREATrating from user for file %SystemDiskRoot%\DATA\cgminer\cgminer.exe

    (id: 17323271)
  • SAFErating from user for file %USERPROFILE%\Downloads\50Miner (1)\50Miner\Miners\Cgminer\cgminer.exe

    MikeOne photo

    This small application is a bitcoin miner (GPU miner written in C), from the creator's pages : "This is a multi-threaded multi-pool GPU, FPGA and CPU miner with ATI GPU monitoring, (over)clocking and fanspeed support for bitcoin and derivative coins". - check more info on https://github.com/ckolivas/cgminer#readme By most antiviruses such applications are marked as possible threat, in this case not-a-virus: RiskTool.Win32.BitCoinMiner.

    (id: 18624350)
  • THREATrating from user for file %USERPROFILE%\Downloads\50Miner (1)\50Miner\Miners\Cgminer\cgminer.exe

    Merywell photo

    В файле 50miner.zip, скачанном на сайте 50btc.com, после проверки на http://virustotal.com на вирусы было обнаружено очень много вирусов. в том числе и cgminer.exe определился как вирус.

    (id: 18624350)