How to Mine Wownero (WOW): Complete Beginner’s Guide

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Wownero is a fork of the cryptocurrency Monero with primary alterations.

Wownero’s emission is capped and supply is finite. Wownero is a fairly launched coin with no premine.

It’s not a fork of another blockchain. With its own genesis block there is no degradation of privacy caused by ring signatures using different participants for the same transaction outputs.

Coin Info
Ticker:
WOW
PoW Algorithm: RandomWOW
Block Time: 300 seconds
Difficulty: retargets at every block
Block Confirmation: 60 blocks

Wownero (WOW) Mining Pool: https://wownero.herominers.com

SRBminer-Multi v0.6.0+ (Windows, Linux, CPU)

Method 1: Run guided_setup.bat file and answer questions:

Configuration name: wownero-herominers
Do you want to use multi algorithm mining? n or y (optional)
Enter algorithm 0 name: randomwow
Address and port of mining pool: wownero.herominers.com:10661
Wallet address: YOUR_WOWNERO_WALLET_ADDRESS
Password: YOUR_WORKER_NAME
Do you want to enable logging? n or y (optional)

Method 2: Create wownero-herominers.bat file and copy / paste example below.

setx GPU_MAX_HEAP_SIZE 100	
setx GPU_MAX_USE_SYNC_OBJECTS 1
setx GPU_SINGLE_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_MAX_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_MAX_SINGLE_ALLOC_PERCENT 100
setx GPU_ENABLE_LARGE_ALLOCATION 100
setx GPU_MAX_WORKGROUP_SIZE 1024
@echo off
cd %~dp0
cls
SRBMiner-MULTI.exe --algorithm randomwow --pool wownero.herominers.com:10661 --wallet YOUR_WOWNERO_WALLET_ADDRESS --password YOUR_WORKER_NAME
pause

XMRig v6.7.0+ (Windows, Linux, CPU)

Create wownero-herominers.cmd file and copy / paste example below.

@echo off
xmrig.exe --donate-level 1 -o wownero.herominers.com:10661 -u YOUR_WOWNERO_WALLET_ADDRESS -p YOUR_WORKER_NAME -a rx/wow -k
pause

XMR-STAK-RX v1.0.5+ (Windows, Linux, CPU)

Method 1: Run xmr-stak-rx.exe and answer questions:

Use simple setup method? (Y/n) y
Please enter the currency that you want to mine: wownero
Pool address: wownero.herominers.com:10661
Username (wallet address or pool login): YOUR_WOWNERO_WALLET_ADDRESS (can be ADDRESS+PAYMENTID or ADDRESS.DIFF or ADDRESS+PAYMENTID.DIFF)
Password: YOUR_WORKER_NAME
Does this pool port support TLS/SSL? Use no if unknown. (y/N) n

Method 2: Example pools.txt

"pool_list" :
[
{"pool_address" : "wownero.herominers.com:10661", "wallet_address" : "YOUR_WOWNERO_WALLET_ADDRESS", "rig_id" : "", "pool_password" : "YOUR_WORKER_NAME", "use_nicehash" : false, "use_tls" : false, "tls_fingerprint" : "", "pool_weight" : 100 },
],
"currency" : "wownero",

Happy Mining.

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