How to Mine Monero/Electroneum

Here is the step by step guide how to mine Monero or Electroneum (ETN) crypto coins.

Requirement: your Monero or Electroneum (ETN) wallet address

Download the CPU miner

Download zip file below and extract: xmrig-2.4.4-1pc-default-fee.zip

sha256 hash file download verification:
215cd5a2ff04e5b87d61c53c90f6231c81adbe81d96049a53b14c3dbea115349

Set Mining Pool Url and Wallet Address

Then, edit start.cmd in Notepad or Notepad++, add parameters to xmrig.exe line with below syntax:

Example:

and save.

Finally run start.cmd:

XMRig 2.4.4 CPU Miner on Windows 10

XMRig 2.4.4 CPU Miner on Windows 10

If your Anti-Virus complains, you can restore back the xmrig.exe, and add exception to this folder or file in your Anti-Virus. Only some Anti-Virus software flags it as malware and consider bitcoin miner software as malware.

See VirusTotal scan result here:
https://www.virustotal.com/#/file/3df9cfaa861127d475f2ac4ad98005876cd3849c38062aab6ce2dca34f2d9a13/detection

Please note, this is CPU miner only.

 

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