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Questions tagged [cryptomining]

Use this tag when your question covers specific software or hardware issues that come forward when mining for cryptocurrency.

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./xmrig -c config.json -B starts using all cores in my machine

Title is all there is. Whenever i start my VM and leave it idle for a while, i always come back to ./xmrig -c config.json -B using all of my cores to 100%. I dont know what this is but it renders the ...
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Why does recreation.gov use so much CPU? Bad design, or something more sinister?

I came back to my desktop in the morning after researching campgrounds the night before and noticed my desktop was cooking! Full fan speeds, etc. Assuming I had visited a website that had a GPU Miner ...
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Can windows version affect a software's RAM and CPU usage?

I downloaded a software that uses simple D3D drawings overlayed on my computer screen. I noticed that the software was using an unreasonable amount of my RAM (about 8GB of RAM) and CPU (40% of my CPU)....
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Three monitors without external GPUs

Is it possible to connect three monitors using only the motherboard and get distinct output? The motherboard is MSI Pro Carbon Z270 and it has one HDMI and one DVI ports. I cannot use external GPUs ...
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Do I have a GTX 1050 or a GTX 1050 Ti

When I bought my laptop, they (the store) said that it has a GTX 1050 with 4 gigs of memory. My friend pointed out that only a GTX 1050 Ti has 4 gigs of memory. Furthermore, when I mine Ethereum in ...
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Found a crypto mining process - how do I get rid of it? [duplicate]

Noticed some minor performance decrease, decided to install the process explorer described here: https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/76100/how-to-find-processes-that-are-hidden-from-task-...
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How to setup VPS to forward multiple IPs to a single static IP

Im running a bunch of crypto masternodes and I have a vpn so I can get a static IP for my local server machines (I have to do this because Im on cable internet which doesnt allow me to purchase static ...
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what is the message “P.S We are running a small javascript miner…” on blogspot

I have created a blog to share some important question and answers with my friends. But when I open the blogspot link on edge browser it shows some abnormal behavior like computer becoming very slow. ...
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PCIe riser 1X-16X on a 16X socket from Motherboard - No input

I have a motherboard with a single 16X PCIe and two 1X PCIe sockets. To use with 3 gpu's. Motherboard Manual Im using 1X to 16X risers to use my gpus. On both 1X sockets risers with gpus work perfect ...
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How can I get extra GPU working on Windows 7?

I have a small mining rig with 6 GPUs. 1 is a Gigabyte 1070 6GB and the other 5 are MSI 1060 6GBs. My motherboard is an ASUS Maximus VIII Hero: https://www.asus.com/us/Motherboards/MAXIMUS-VIII-HERO/...
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Windows 7 on an old motherboard (Gigabyte ga-8i915pl-g). Which SO to install?

So I have an old motherboard (Gigabyte ga-8i915pl-g) and wanted to know if I can install Windows 7 on it. I need it for mining purposes, and since NiceHash requires W7 at least in order to run. Mobo ...
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Is this scvhost.bat with cryptonight a virus or miner?

I have just found this .bat file that was named scvhost.bat. The file had this content in it : scvhost -a cryptonight -o stratum+tcp://xmr-eu.dwarfpool.com:8005 -u ...
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Can I use currency.js for commercial purposes? [closed]

I working on a cryptocurrency price tracker. I make use of the currency.js library. Can I use currency.js for commercial purposes?
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PSU pop/spark with (0/1) set to 0 (off) and turning power on at wall

I've just built a mining rig with a GameMax 1350 Watt PSU, 4 rx570 8gb gpus's and 2 rx570 4gb gpus. Each gpu has its own dedicated power line from the psu providing 8+6 pin into the gpu, with 6 PCI-E ...
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Building a PC - PSU information [closed]

We already bought this parts for our first mining rig, but have no idea which PSU is able to take care of this hardware: 1-ASRock H110 Pro BTC+ 13GPU Mining Motherboard CryptoCurrency 2-Intel Core i3-...

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