We received a request for an updated Windows binary file of the latest official version of sgminer 4.2.1, so here it is. Please note that this is the standard version of sgminer, which is designed for mining Scrypt and does not support many alternative cryptographic algorithms, for this you will need sph-sgminer, a fork based on an older version of the official sgminer, namely sgminer 4.1.0. Using the link below you can download the latest version of sgminer 4.2.1 Scrypt GPU miner for Windows.
Guide for SGMiner
In order to start mining cryptocurrency, you need to select a pool, register on it, if the pool provides for the possibility of registration and configure the program.
After installing the necessary environment, you must create or edit the finished .bat file to run the program.
Decoding the contents of the .bat file of SGMiner
name of the executable file. No need to change
the algorithm on which cryptocurrency will be mined. For mining Ravencoin, specify x16r
address of the pool on which the currency will be mined
pool port. It is indicated after the colon
login and password from the pool. If registration is not provided for in the pool, then after the -u key we indicate the address of your digital wallet of the extracted coin
mined coin token. Be sure to indicate some pools without this key do not understand which coin you want to mine
mining intensity. The range is from 0 to 20. In our example, we set 19, because at this value, the farm is stable, does not freeze, and does not restart. This parameter is set experimentally. You must run the program and test for 20 minutes. If the miner works stably, then you can add intensity.
On this, the basic configuration of the batch file can be completed. For a Ravencoin coin, we should get the following: