Remove the Novo Optimizer GPU Miner

  • August 24, 2017

The Novo Optimizer GPU Miner is a Trojan that utilizes a victim's GPU, or Graphic Processing Unit, to mine digital currencies. This miner is installed along with free programs that you download off of the Internet.

  • Novo Optimizer

When executed, the Miner will check to see if a compatible graphics card is installed on the computer. If one is detected, it will then launch the miner, which will connect to remote digital currency pool to mine the specified coin.

For those who may have this program installed, it could possibly damage your computer. This is because while the Novo Optimizer Miner processes are running they will overwork the computer's graphics card and have it running for very long periods of time with high heat. This type of use can damage the graphics card and increase electricity usage.

Unfortunately, the only way to detect if this program is installed is if you notice that your computer is acting slow or notice unusual processes in the Windows task manager. Below are the various symptoms an infected user may find if this miner is installed.

  • novoone.exe, novoopt.exe, novoping.exe, npsvc.exe, or windriver.exe processes running in Task Manager.
  • Computer becomes slow and takes a long time to open programs or switch between Windows.
  • Frame rates for games are very low or games do not start properly.
  • Windows services named Novo Optimization Service, Novo Ping Service, or Windows Driver Service.

How was the Novo Optimizr Miner installed on my Computer?

The Novo Optimizer miner is presented as an "offer" when you installed free programs that you download from the Internet. These programs may not properly list what other programs are being installed along with it or the offers do not have proper descriptions. Therefore, it always important to pay close attention to installation screens to make sure unwanted programs are not installed along with a program you downloaded.

As you can see, the Novo Optimizer GPU Miner is a program that steals your computer's resources and your electricity and profits from it. In order to make a computer operate normally again and protect the computer's hardware, you should use the guide below to remove this Trojan for free.

Novo Optimizer GPU Miner Removal Options

Self Help Guide

This guide contains advanced information, but has been written in such a way so that anyone can follow it. Please ensure your data is backed up before proceeding.

If you are uncomfortable making changes to your computer or following these steps, do not worry! Instead you can get free one-on-one help by asking in the forums.

To remove Novo Optimizer GPU Miner, follow these steps:


This removal guide may appear overwhelming due to the amount of the steps and numerous programs that will be used. It was only written this way to provide clear, detailed, and easy to understand instructions that anyone can use to remove this infection for free. Before using this guide, we suggest that you read it once and download all necessary tools to your desktop. After doing so, please print this page as you may need to close your browser window or reboot your computer.


To terminate any programs that may interfere with the removal process we must first download the Rkill program. Rkill will search your computer for active malware infections and attempt to terminate them so that they wont interfere with the removal process. To do this, please download RKill to your desktop from the following link.


When at the download page, click on the Download Now button labeled iExplore.exe. When you are prompted where to save it, please save it on your desktop.


Once it is downloaded, double-click on the iExplore.exe icon in order to automatically attempt to stop any processes associated with Novo Optimizer GPU Miner and other malware. Please be patient while the program looks for various malware programs and ends them. When it has finished, the black window will automatically close and a log file will open. Please review the log file and then close so you can continue with the next step. If you have problems running RKill, you can download the other renamed versions of RKill from the rkill download page. All of the files are renamed copies of RKill, which you can try instead. Please note that the download page will open in a new browser window or tab.

Do not reboot your computer after running RKill as the malware programs will start again.


As Novo Optimizer GPU Miner sometimes has a usable Uninstall entry that can be used to remove the program, we want to try that first. To do this, click on the Start button and then select Control Panel.


When in the Control Panel, double-click on one of the options below depending on your version of Windows

  1. For Windows XP double-click on the Add or Remove Programs icon.

  2. For Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 double-click on the Uninstall Program option.

When the Add or Remove Programs or the Uninstall Program screen is displayed, please scroll through the list of programs and double-click on each of the entries listed in bold below to uninstall them.

Novo Optimizer

When you double-click on the above entries to uninstall them, please follow the default prompts and allow it to remove all files and all configuration information related to this program. If any of the programs ask you to reboot your computer, do not allow it to reboot until you have uninstalled all of the programs listed above.


When you are done, you can close the Control Panel screens.


At this point you should download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, or MBAM, to scan your computer for any infections, adware, or potentially unwanted programs that may be present. Please download Malwarebytes from the following location and save it to your desktop:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Once downloaded, close all programs and Windows on your computer, including this one.


Double-click on the icon on your desktop named mb3-setup-1878.1878- This will start the installation of MBAM onto your computer.


When the installation begins, keep following the prompts in order to continue with the installation process. Do not make any changes to default settings and when the program has finished installing, make sure you leave Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware checked. Then click on the Finish button. If MalwareBytes prompts you to reboot, please do not do so.


MBAM will now start and you will be at the main screen as shown below.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

We now need to enable rootkit scanning to detect the largest amount of malware and unwanted programs that is possible with MalwareBytes. To do this, click on the Settings button on the left side of the screen and you will be brought to the general settings section.

Now click on the Protection tab at the top of the screen. You will now be shown the settings MalwareBytes will use when scanning your computer.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Detection and Protection Settings Page

At this screen, please enable the Scan for rootkits setting by clicking on the toggle switch so it turns green.


Now that you have enabled rootkit scanning, click on the Scan button to go to the scan screen.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Scan Screen

Make sure Threat Scan is selected and then click on the Start Scan button. If there is an update available for Malwarebytes it will automatically download and install it before performing the scan.


MBAM will now start scanning your computer for malware. This process can take quite a while, so we suggest you do something else and periodically check on the status of the scan to see when it is finished.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Scanning


When MBAM is finished scanning it will display a screen that displays any malware, adware, or potentially unwanted programs that it has detected. Please note that the items found may be different than what is shown in the image below due to the guide being updated for newer versions of MBAM.

MalwareBytes Scan Results

You should now click on the Remove Selected button to remove all the selected items. MBAM will now delete all of the files and registry keys and add them to the programs quarantine. When removing the files, MBAM may require a reboot in order to remove some of them. If it displays a message stating that it needs to reboot, please allow it to do so. Once your computer has rebooted, and you are logged in, please continue with the rest of the steps.


You can now exit the MBAM program.


At this point you should download Zemana AntiMalware, or ZAM, in order to scan your computer for any any infections, adware, or potentially unwanted programs that may be present. Please download Zemana AntiMalware from the following location and save it to your desktop:

Zemana AntiMalware

Once downloaded, close all programs and open windows on your computer.


Now double-click on the icon on your desktop named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.exe. This will start the installation of Zemana AntiMalware onto your computer.


When the installation begins, keep following the prompts in order to continue with the installation process. Do not make any changes to default settings and when the program has finished installing, Zemana will automatically start and display the main screen.


You will now be at the main screen for Zemana AntiMalware as shown below.

Zemana AntiMalware

Above the Scan button, please change the scan type to Deep Scan and then click on the Scan button to start the malware removal scan.


Zemana AntiMalware will now start scanning your computer for malware, adware, and potentially unwanted programs. This process can take quite a while, so we suggest you do something else and periodically check on the status of the scan to see when it is finished.

Zemana AntiMalware Scan


When Zemana has finished finished scanning it will display a screen that displays any programs that have been detected. Please note that the items found may be different than what is shown in the image below.

Zemana AntiMalware Scan Results

Review the scan results and when you are ready to continue with the cleanup process, click on the Next button to delete or repair all of the the selected results. Once you click on the Next button, Zemana will remove any unwanted files and fix any modified legitimate files. If you receive a warning that Zemana needs to close your open browsers, please close any web browsers that may be open and then click on the OK button to continue.

Zemana will now create a System Restore Point and remove the detected files and repair any files that were modified.


When the process is complete, you will be shown a screen that says Completed. At this screen, you can now close the Zemana AntiMalware screen and continue with the rest of the instructions.


Now please download AdwCleaner and save it to your desktop. AdwCleaner will scan your computer for adware programs that may have been installed on your computer without your knowledge. You can download AdwCleaner from the following URL:


When AdwCleaner has finished downloading, please double-click on the AdwCleaner.exe icon that now appears on your desktop. Once you double-click on the icon the AdwCleaner program will open and you will be presented with the program's license agreement. After you read it, click on the I agree button if you wish to continue. Otherwise, click on the I disagree button to close the program. If Windows prompts you as to whether or not you wish to run AdwCleaner, please allow it to run.

If you selected to continue, you will be presented with the start screen as shown below.

AdwCleaner Start Screen


Now click on the Scan button in AdwCleaner. The program will now start to search for known adware programs that may be installed on your computer. When it has finished it will display all of the items it has found in Results section of the screen above. Please look through the results and try to determine if the programs that are listed contain ones that you do not want installed. If you find programs that you need to keep, then uncheck the entries associated with them.

For many people, the contents of the Results section may appear confusing. Unless you see a program name that you know should not be removed,please continue with the next step.


To remove the adware programs that were detected in the previous step, please click on the Clean button on the AdwCleaner screen. AdwCleaner will now prompt you to save any open files or data as the program will need to close any open programs before it starts to clean.

Please save your work and then click on the OK button. AdwCleaner will now delete all detected adware from your computer. When it is done it will display an alert that explains what PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) and Adware are. Please read through this information and then press the OK button. You will now be presented with an alert that states AdwCleaner needs to reboot your computer.

AdwCleaner Reboot Prompt

Please click on the OK button to let AdwCleaner reboot your computer.


When your computer reboots and you are logged in, AdwCleaner will automatically open a log file that contains the files, registry keys, and programs that were removed from your computer.

AdwCleaner Log

Please review this log file and then close the Notepad Window.


Now you should download HitmanPro from the following location and save it to your desktop:


When you visit the above page, please download the version that corresponds to the bit-type of the Windows version you are using.


Once downloaded, double-click on the file named HitmanPro.exe (for 32-bit versions of Windows) or HitmanPro_x64.exe (for 64-bit versions of Windows). When the program starts you will be presented with the start screen as shown below.

HitmanPro Start Screen

Now click on the Next button to continue with the scan process.


You will now be at the HitmanPro setup screen. If you would like to install the 30 day trial for HitmanPro, select the Yes, create a copy of HitmanPro so I can regularly scan this computer (recommended) option. Otherwise, if you just want to scan the computer this one time, please select the No, I only want to perform a one-time scan to check this computer option.

Kickstart Setup Options

Once you have selected one of the options, please click on the Next button.


HitmanPro will now begin to scan your computer for infections, adware, and potentially unwanted programs. When it has finished it will display a list of all the items that Hitman has found as shown in the image below. Please note that the items found may be different than what is shown in the image.

MalwareBytes Scan Results

You should now click on the Next button to have HitmanPro remove the detected items. When it is done you will be shown a Removal Results screen that shows the status of the various programs that were removed. At this screen you should click on the Next button and then if prompted you should click on the Reboot button. If HitmanPro does not prompt you to reboot, please just click on the Close button.

Once your computer has has restarted or you pressed the Close button, you should now be at your Windows desktop.


As many malware and unwanted programs are installed through vulnerabilities found in out-dated and insecure programs, it is strongly suggested that you use Secunia PSI to scan for vulnerable programs on your computer. A tutorial on how to use Secunia PSI to scan for vulnerable programs can be found here:

How to detect vulnerable and out-dated programs using Secunia Personal Software Inspector

Your computer should now be free of the Novo Optimizer GPU Miner program. If your current security solution allowed this program on your computer, you may want to consider purchasing the full-featured version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to protect against these types of threats in the future.

If you are still having problems with your computer after completing these instructions, then please follow the steps outlined in the topic linked below:

Preparation Guide For Use Before Using Malware Removal Tools and Requesting Help

Are Your Protected?

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View Associated Novo Optimizer GPU Miner Files

C:\Program Files\Novo\ C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-console-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-datetime-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-debug-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-errorhandling-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-file-l1-2-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-file-l2-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-handle-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-heap-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-interlocked-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-libraryloader-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-memory-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-namedpipe-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-processenvironment-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-processthreads-l1-1-1.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-profile-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-rtlsupport-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-string-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-sysinfo-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-timezone-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-core-util-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-conio-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-convert-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-environment-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-filesystem-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-heap-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-locale-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-math-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-multibyte-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-private-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-process-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-runtime-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-stdio-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-string-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-time-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\api-ms-win-crt-utility-l1-1-0.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\concrt140.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\libeay32.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\msvcp140.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\novoone.exe C:\Program Files\Novo\novoopt.exe C:\Program Files\Novo\novoping.exe C:\Program Files\Novo\npsvc.exe C:\Program Files\Novo\ssleay32.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\ucrtbase.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\vccorlib140.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\vcruntime140.dll C:\Program Files\Novo\windriver.exe

View Associated Novo Optimizer GPU Miner Registry Information

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Features\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Features\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\Complete HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\ProductName Novo Optimizer HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\PackageCode CF70E2321E55DC6469ACD1445950A873 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\Language 1033 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\Version 16777218 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\Assignment 1 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\AdvertiseFlags 388 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\InstanceType 0 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\AuthorizedLUAApp 0 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\DeploymentFlags 3 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\Clients : HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\SourceList HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\SourceList\PackageName NVU29A3.tmp HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\SourceList\LastUsedSource n;1;C:\Windows\TEMP\ HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\SourceList\Media HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\SourceList\Media\DiskPrompt FastSpin's Novo Optimizer 2.0 Installation [1] HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\SourceList\Media\1 ;CD-ROM #1 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\SourceList\Net HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\65D5E1B1618F0964AB1E49500EFB7DB4\SourceList\Net\1 C:\Windows\TEMP\ HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B} HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\AuthorizedCDFPrefix HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\Comments HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\Contact HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\DisplayVersion 1.0.2 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\HelpLink HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\HelpTelephone HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\InstallDate 20170823 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\InstallLocation HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\InstallSource C:\Windows\TEMP\ HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\ModifyPath MsiExec.exe /I{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B} HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{1B1E5D56-F816-4690-BAE1-9405E0BFD74B}\Publisher NovoSoft Ltd. 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This is a self-help guide. Use at your own risk. can not be held responsible for problems that may occur by using this information. If you would like help with any of these fixes, you can ask for malware removal assistance in our Virus,Trojan,Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs forum.

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