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September 09, 2013, 04:07:05 AM
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Whereas many miner programs have been abused by being delivered as payloads via trojan viruses etc., some anti-virus companies have (lazily!) marked them as dangerous or potentially unwanted, etc.

I've found what seem to be two effective, painless fixes for this problem, which I would rather not allow abusers to know about. At the same time, I *do* want anyone of goodwill to know about these fixes.

Whether these fixes would always work I can't guarantee--but they've worked for me, and saved me the trouble of setting anti-virus exceptions on the computers I can run miners on.

Anyone who would like to know these fixes is welcome to PM me and try to persuade me that they will use the knowledge legitimately.
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September 14, 2013, 02:23:33 AM
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Maybe you also know how to run miners silently in the background?

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October 09, 2013, 07:18:33 PM
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Maybe you also know how to run miners silently in the background?

That and more; or, this program can be one way to do that:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=265232

And: whoops! Sorry for the very tardy reply.
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