Windows

Answers to all of your questions regarding minerstat for Windows application.

How to prepare your Windows rig for mining?

To start mining with minerstat on Windows, you will need a mining rig that has Windows OS installed and is fully prepared for mining. All GPUs in the rig must be listed under supported hardware. Read more →

How can I set up Windows mining software?

Windows node requires the following software installed on the rig: Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013 Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2015 Microsoft .NET Framework 4. Read more →

How to continue after Windows Node installation?

If you are new to mining, this article will help you better navigate through minerstat after you have successfully installed Windows Node application.1. Read more →

Which software must be preinstalled on Windows?

Windows Node requires the following software installed on the rig: Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2013; Redistributable Packages for Visual Studio 2015; Microsoft .NET Framework 4. Read more →

Miner API is unreachable

If your minerstat application for Windows is reporting error "Unable to fetch miner API" or "Miner API is unreachable", you can use this troubleshooting guide that will help you fix the issue. 1. Read more →

minerstat for Windows is not showing logs or colors in the mining client

If you are unable to see colors in the mining client's console when mining with minerstat Windows application, it is because of the snapshot feature being enabled. Snapshot is an advanced feature that allows remote checking of your mining clien... Read more →

Windows Defender exclusions

Sometimes it happens that Windows Defender adds mining clients as a false positive and prevents executing the files. In this guide, we will show you how to add minerstat and mining clients to the Windows Defender exclusions list. Read more →

How to permanently disable Windows Defender?

In this article, we will show you how to permanently disable Windows Defender. Important Do not do this on a personal or work computer, but only on the dedicated mining rigs, which don't contain any personal data, banking data, or private keys.... Read more →

How to disable Windows login screen?

To disable Windows login screen type netplwiz in your Windows search and press Enter to enter the settings. Uncheck (disable) Users must enter a name and password to use this computer. Read more →

How to permanently disable Windows updates?

There is a fast way to disable Windows updates for selected number of days - but only up to 35 days. You can do it from the settings. Read more →

How to increase virtual memory on Windows?

For efficient mining you need enough virtual memory, which you can easily increase through system settings on Windows. In this article we will show you how to increase virtual memory on Windows 10 to 16 GB, but you can use any number you like. Read more →

How to disable User Account Control (UAC) on Windows?

UAC or User Account Control is a special security tool that notifies you changes are about to be made on the system. This tool also works as a security against malicious software as it notifies you beforehand that something will be run on your system.... Read more →

How to disable fast startup on Windows?

If you see your Windows worker is reporting unusual system uptime, you might need to disable fast startup on Windows. Open Control Panel. Read more →

How to enable AMD compute mode?

In this article, we will show you how to enable AMD compute mode on Windows. If you are using Linux OS, you don't have to turn on compute mode as Linux drivers don't have this option. Read more →

Unable to login to Windows Node: Waiting for backend

If Windows Node doesn't allow you to login to the application and displays error Waiting for backend, this is because the main service isn't running. The reason why the service isn't running is usually connected to the firewall or Windo... Read more →

What to do if Windows suddenly shuts down?

One of the important parts when preparing Windows rig for a mining mode, is also ensuring the sleep and tablet modes are not turned on. In case they are, it can happen that Windows will suddenly shut down after an hour or two of mining. Read more →

How to disable ETHLargement pill on Windows node?

ETHpill is enabled on Windows node by default. If you want to disable ETHpill on Windows node, you can run EthPillControl. Read more →

Does your ETHlargement pill not work as expected?

You're likely running an older memory revision. With the use of --revA you can specify which device should use the pill for older cards. Read more →

Why are antivirus detecting mining applications as harmful?

Most of the mining software is detected as harmful by any antivirus software, especially CPU mining software. It was used for harmful intentions in the past so it is good that you are warned - even if it is a false positive. Read more →

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