Learn how to mine ETC following the tutorial below. ETC can be mined with GPU, ASIC and FPGA devices. In this tutorial we will be covering the in’s and outs of mining ETC with GPUs on Windows devices.

How to Mine ETC on Windows

  1. Obtain ETC address to mine to
  2. Download ETC mining software
  3. Configure mining software
  4. Earn ETC!

1) Obtain ETC address to mine to

Before we start mining, we need to have an ETC wallet to mine to. Browse here for a list of ETC wallets. We recommend Trust Wallet.

Hardware wallets can be used to mine ETC to. We recommend Ledger or Trezor.

Once you have your wallet, you will see your ETC Public Address. Copy this public address, we will use it soon. This public address will be used for getting paid by the pool, we will use it in our mining software configurations.

2) Download ETC mining software

Next step, download the latest ETC mining software from trusted sources only. Listed below are the official GitHub repositories for the mining software.

List of ETC mining software for Windows:

ETC Mining SoftwareDownload
GMiner (Nvidia/AMD)https://github.com/develsoftware/GMinerRelease/releases
T-Rex (Nvidia)https://github.com/trexminer/T-Rex/releases/
lolMiner (Nvidia/AMD)https://github.com/Lolliedieb/lolMiner-releases/releases
Team Red Miner (AMD)https://github.com/todxx/teamredminer/releases
NBMiner (AMD/Nvidia)https://github.com/NebuTech/NBMiner/releases
ETC mining software, trusted download links.

We will use GMiner for this example, but please feel free to use any of the above as they are very similar. T-Rex is best for Nvidia 30 series cards, and Team Red Miner is best for AMD – generally.

On the GitHub releases page, find the windows .zip file of the latest version, in our case it is version 2.90

Download and Extract the zip file. Inside the folder you will see multiple .bat files.

3) Configure ETC mining software

Right Click > Edit mine_etc.bat to start with and edit the user name with your own ETC wallet public address. Password can be left blank, or set to something like x

GMiner Config:

miner --algo etchash --server usa.etcpool.us:8008 --user Your_ETC_Address -p x

T-Rex Config:

t-rex -a etchash -o stratum+tcp://usa.etcpool.us:8008 -u Your_ETC_Address -p x

lolMiner Config:

lolMiner --algo ETCHASH --pool usa.etcpool.us:8008 --user Your_ETC_Address

NBMiner Config:

nbminer -a etchash -o stratum+tcp://usa.etcpool.us:8008 -u Your_ETC_Address -log

4) Earn ETC!

Now that our mining software is configured, open up a CMD window as administrator, then browse to the folder where our bat files are.

cd C:\Users\exampleuser\Downloads\gminer_2_90_windows64

mine_etc.bat

Let the program run for a while, and you will see a display like this showing hashrate and other stats.

To view your miner stats, navigate to the pool: https://www.etcpool.us and then search using your ETC address.

You will see detailed statistics on your dashboard. No registration needed.

etc pool dashboard

ETC pool mining stratum connection details.

Lowest ping for USA, EU, ASIA and AU – just pick your server.

 North AmericaEuropeSingaporeAustralia
Serverusa.etcpool.useu.etcpool.ussg.etcpool.usau.etcpool.us
Stratum Port8008800880088008
UsernameYour ETC AddressYour ETC AddressYour ETC AddressYour ETC Address
PasswordXXXX

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