Some of the important features of the NoMiner - Block Coin Miners addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn't find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with NoMiner - Block Coin Miners.
In short, NoMiner - Block Coin Miners lets you block code mining scripts from running in your browser; has badge icon to show you the number of blocked items.
5 Reasons to Use NoMiner - Block Coin Miners
Allows you to block code mining scripts.
Has badge icon to show the number of blocked items.
Toolbar button serves as ON|OFF switch to turn the addon ON or OFF.
Filter list is editable from the options page.
Available for all browsers (Chrome, Edge and Opera) and platforms (Windows, Linux and Mac).
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is NoMiner - Block Coin Miners?
2. What is coin (cryptocoin) mining?
Coin or cryptocoin mining is using your computers power (CPU, RAM, etc.) and convert it to digital currencies. Some of the most common digital currencies are, Litecoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Ripple, Monero and Bitcoin. There are some companies that offer crypto-currency mining tools for embedding in websites. When you are visiting a website with crypto-currency mining tool, it uses the resources in your system (PC, MAC or Linux) to mine cryptocoin and earn some digital currencies. The more time you spend on these websites, the more digital currencies will be generated. There are several ways to prevent websites from mining coins using your browser. The first and the easiest one is using - Block Coin Miners - addon which does the job seamlessly for you. If you do not like using an addon, you can use - hosts files - in your system to block certain domains. Please read the following FAQs to get more info.
3. How can I download the source code for NoMiner - Block Coin Miners?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How to block cryptocoin mining in my computer?
As mentioned above, the first and the most easiest method is using a coin blocker addon (i.e. Block Coin Miners). But if you do not like to install an extension in your browser, you can perform this task by adding certain domain(s) to the - hosts file - in your system. In Linux, please run - sudo nano /etc/hosts - command. Then add 0.0.0.0 code-miner-domain.com to the end of the document. For windows, please navigate to - C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc - and edit the host document to add 0.0.0.0 code-miner-domain.com to the end of the document. Please note that, you need to replace code-miner-domain in the above lines with a desired cryptocoin mining domain.
5. How to disable this addon?
In order to disable this addon, simply click on the toolbar button once. The icon will turn to dark grey and the addon will be disabled. Likewise, pressing on the toolbar icon will enable the addon. Please note that once the addon is active, badge icon will show you the number of blocked items.
6. How can I whitelist a website?
Unfortunately, currently there is no whitelisting tool available for this addon. You can only enable or disable the addon or add or remove domains to the blacklist. In future versions whitelisting will be added as well.
7. How can I uninstall this addon?
In order to uninstall this addon, please head to the extensions page in your browser, find the addon and then click on the uninstall button.
Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this feedback and bug report form, you can report bugs or suggest features/enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note that this form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or to request additional information regarding the reported bug(s).
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