- Virus Protection Alert
- Change Currency to Mine
- How can I mine Monero
- Which currency must be chosen if my fork coin is not listed
Virus Protection Alert
Some virus protection software flags the miner binary as malware. This is a false positive — the software does not contain any malware (and since it is open source, you can verify that yourself!) If your antivirus software flags xmr-stak, it will likely move it to its quarantine area. You may have to whitelist xmr-stak in your antivirus.
Change Currency to Mine
If the miner is compiled for Monero and Aeon than you can change
- the value
currencyin the config or
- start the miner with the command line option
xmr-stak --helpto see all supported currencies and algorithms
How can I mine Monero
Set the value
Which currency must be chosen if my fork coin is not listed
If your coin you want to mine is not listed please check the documentation of the coin and try to find out if
cryptonight-lite is the used algorithm.
Select one of these generic coin algorithms.