Sthcoin Mining for Dummies

Instructions for Windows 10 (x64)
[Instructions for Mac is right after this]

:fire:THE LONGER IT TAKES TO MINE, THE MORE THE COINS ARE WORTH.:fire:

Your computer must have at least 4GB of main memory (RAM) and the operating system must be 64-bit. If your computer does not meet these requirements, considering getting a VPS (virtual private server) for mining. [ :computer: Here is a recommended VPS service.]

  1. Download STHCOIN wallet

    Download from https://github.com/sthc/sthcoin/releases/download/v0.17.1.1/sthcoin-0.17.1.1-win64-setup.exe.

  2. Double-click the downloaded wallet and install it.

    • When seeing the following window, choose “More info”.
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    • Then choose “Run anyway”
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    • Choose “Yes” when asked whether or not to allow the app to run.
      doyouallow

    • Choose “Next”
      setup

    • Choose “Next”
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    • Choose “Install”
      setup3

    • Choose “Next”
      setup4

    • Choose “Finish”
      setup5

  3. Run the wallet and wait for the synchronization to complete.

    • Click the start button and type “sthcoin”, click “Sthcoin Core (64-bit)”
      run

    • Wait for the synchronization to complete. It may take a couple hours for the first run. Afterwards, it will start much faster. After the synchronization is done, it should look like this.
      done

  4. Download the mining script from https://github.com/sthc/sthcoin/releases/download/v0.17.1.1/sthc_miner.bat .

  5. Double click the downloaded sthc_miner.bat file.

    • When seeing the following window, choose “More info”.
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    • Then choose “Run anyway”
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    • A command line window pops up and the mining begins.
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  6. After the first time, you just need to run " “Sthcoin Core (64-bit)” (Step 3) and then double click “sthc_miner.bat” (Step 5) to start mining.

That is it. Enjoy mining and good luck!


More advanced instruction: Instructions for Mining on Windows 10 (x64)

Instructions for Mac

:fire:THE LONGER IT TAKES TO MINE, THE MORE THE COINS ARE WORTH.:fire:

Your computer must have at least 4GB of main memory (RAM) and the operating system must be 64-bit. If your computer does not meet these requirements, considering getting a VPS (virtual private server) for mining. [ :computer: Here is a recommended VPS service.]

  1. Download STHCOIN wallet.

    Download from https://github.com/sthc/sthcoin/releases/download/v0.17.1.1/sthcoin-0.17.1.1-MacOS.dmg

  2. Double-click the downloaded wallet, in the popup window, drag “Sthcoin Core.app” to “Applications”.

    install

  3. Run the wallet and wait for the synchronization to complete.

    The first time you do it, a window will pop up. Click cancel.
    cannotopen

    Open System Preferences, go to “Security & Privacy” => “General” and click “Allow Anyway” to allow it to run, as shown below.

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    You will be asked to confirm. Choose “Open”.

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    After that, the wallet will run. It will take a couple hours to synchronize for the first run. Afterwards, it will start much faster.

  4. Download the mining client.

    Download from https://github.com/sthc/sthcoin/releases/download/v0.17.1.1/sthc_mining.dmg

  5. Double click the download mining client, you will see the following window.

    Screen Shot 2020-06-07 at 1.25.56 AM

  6. Drag sthc_mining.app to your Applications folder in Finder.

    drag

  7. In Launch Pad, find sthc_mining.app and run it.

    The first time you do it, a window will pop up. Click cancel.
    cannotopen

    Open System Preferences, go to “Security & Privacy” => “General” and click “Allow Anyway” to allow it to run, as shown below.

    open_anyway

    You will be asked to confirm. Choose “Open”.

    open

  8. After the first time, you only need to do run “Sthcoin Core.app” (Step 3) and then “sthc_mining.app” (Step 7) to start mining.

That is it. Enjoy mining and good luck!


More advanced instruction: Instructions for Mining on Mac OS