Should I block it?

No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

33.0.0.7188 0.52%
29.0.0.5394 0.52%
29.0.0.4880 0.52%
25.0.0.4626 32.81%
25.0.0.4508 7.29%
25.0.0.4255 0.52%
25.0.0.3831 0.52%
25.0.0.3777 0.52%
25.0.0.3712 14.58%
25.0.0.3646 2.08%
25.0.0.3359 0.52%
23.0.0.2585 11.46%
2.0.0.2062 3.65%
2.0.0.1705 24.48%

Relationships

Child process
Related files

PE structurePE file structure

Show functions
Import table
advapi32.dll
ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorW, RegQueryValueExW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegCloseKey, RegEnumKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegCreateKeyExW, ConvertSidToStringSidW, GetTokenInformation, OpenProcessToken, CreateProcessAsUserW, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, SetEntriesInAclW, GetSecurityInfo, CreateWellKnownSid, CopySid, LookupPrivilegeValueW, EqualSid, DuplicateToken, DuplicateTokenEx, CreateRestrictedToken, SetThreadToken, GetSecurityDescriptorSacl, SetSecurityInfo, ConvertStringSidToSidW, GetLengthSid, SetTokenInformation, RevertToSelf, RegDisablePredefinedCache, RegisterTraceGuidsW, TraceEvent, GetTraceEnableLevel, GetTraceEnableFlags, GetTraceLoggerHandle, UnregisterTraceGuids
kernel32.dll
DllMain
shell32.dll
SHGetFolderPathW, CommandLineToArgvW
shlwapi.dll
PathFileExistsW, PathRemoveFileSpecW
user32.dll
CharUpperW, GetUserObjectInformationW, GetThreadDesktop, SetProcessWindowStation, CreateDesktopW, GetProcessWindowStation, CreateWindowStationW, CloseDesktop, CloseWindowStation, MessageBoxW
userenv.dll
GetProfileType
version.dll
VerQueryValueW, GetFileVersionInfoW, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW
winmm.dll
timeGetTime
Export table
CrashForException
DumpProcess
DumpProcessWithoutCrash
InjectDumpForHangDebugging
InjectDumpProcessWithoutCrash
SetActiveURL
SetClientId
SetCommandLine
SetCommandLine2
SetExperimentList3
SetExtensionID
SetGpuInfo
SetNumberOfExtensions
SetNumberOfViews
SetPrinterInfo

torch.exe

Torch by Torch Media Inc. (Signed)

Remove torch.exe
Version:   25.0.0.3359
MD5:   a79aa1529b7eb4f966832bc41c1a5384
SHA1:   3d70dd9033c8ba2a8489e60665d51e7907b5cfc8
SHA256:   cc8a47fed7c5190cdcabce9b5da1f6cd1c39ed6288b159f2350e5a21cbe4f190

What is torch.exe?

Torch is a browser based on Chromium for Windows. It specializes in media downloading and has built-in media features, including a torrent engine, video grabber and sharing button.

About torch.exe (from Torch Media Inc.)

Torch is a free and unique software that offers you powerful browsing together with built-in media downloading and sharing features. Torch Browser is based on the Chromium technology platform, giving

DetailsDetails

File name:torch.exe
Publisher:Torch Media Inc.
Product name:Torch
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe
Original name:chrome.exe
File version:25.0.0.3359
Size:1.31 MB (1,377,120 bytes)
Build date:5/26/2013 12:47 AM
Certificate
Issued to:Torch Media Inc.
Authority (CA):Thawte
Effective date:Monday, June 25, 2012
Expiration date:Thursday, June 26, 2014
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following program will install this file
Torch Media Inc.
5% remove
Torch Browser is a freeware Chromium based web browser and Internet suite developed by Torch Media. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying websites, sharing websites via social networks, downloading torrents, accelerating downloads and grabbing online media, all directly from the browser. Torch Browser is commercial freeware offered for Microsoft Windows only. The built-in BitTorrent client allows users to ...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Shell open commands
  • mailto
  • https
  • http
  • ftp
Scheduled tasks
  • The job '{40F204DB-6758-45E4-80C4-685F59448FB4}' runs on registration in the path '\{40F204DB-6758-45E4-80C4-685F59448FB4}'
  • The task '{3C7980DA-96EB-42BF-B953-BB8028359D27}' runs on registration in the path '\{3C7980DA-96EB-42BF-B953-BB8028359D27}'
  • The job '{8C4A389E-EADC-4147-BE18-4601BB193E3A}' runs on registration in the path '\{8C4A389E-EADC-4147-BE18-4601BB193E3A}'
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_B2D2459F2798E05C7608FD02F9D6329A' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Torch\Application\torch.exe" --no-startup-window

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00050535%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00018841%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00031694%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:34,566 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:1,738,919/sec
17,470,203/sec
Context switches:67/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:42.1 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):72.34 MB
Private (minimum):36.09 MB
Non-paged memory:42.1 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:224.8 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):245.3 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:54.75 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):77.01 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:1,034,479/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:78.83 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:315/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:106.31 KB/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:369/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:48.67 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:254/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:8
12
Handles:258
600
GUI GDI count:72
103
GUI GDI peak:85
142
GUI USER count:17
49
GUI USER peak:20
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Untrusted
Platform:64-bit
Command lines:
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/omniboxhqponlycountmatchesatwordboundaries/standard/omniboxhqpreplacehuprearrangenumcomponents/standard/omniboxsearchsuggesttrialstarted2013q1/13/oneclicksignin/blueonwhite/overlappedreadimpact/overlappedreadenabled/prefetch/contentprefetchprefetchoff/prerender/prerendermulti/spdycwnd/cwnd10/uma-new-install-uniformity-trial/experiment/uma-sess
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/omniboxhqpreplacehuprearrangenumcomponents/standard/omniboxsearchsuggesttrialstarted2013q1/13/oneclicksignin/blueonwhite/overlappedreadimpact/overlappedreadenabled/prefetch/contentprefetchprefetchoff/prerender/prerendermulti/uma-new-install-uniformity-trial/experiment/uma-session-randomized-uniformity-trial-5-percent/group_17/uma-uniformity-tr
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=ppapi --channel="5692.13.1434471344\1440778122" --lang=en-us --ignored=" --type=renderer " /prefetcC:13
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=gpu-process --channel="5692.0.1067737969\81212976" --supports-dual-gpus=false --gpu-vendor-id=0x8086 --gpu-device-id=0x0166 --gpu-driver-vendor="intel corporation" --gpu-driver-version=9.17.10.2857 --ignored=" --type=renderer " /prefetcC:12
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=plugin --plugin-path="C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\user data\default\extensions\cipmepknanmbbaneimacddfemfbfgpgo\1.1.0.3257_0\plugin/torchplugin.dll" --lang=en-us --channel="5692.7.2070809494\1039919978" /prefetcC:4
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe" --type=plugin --plugin-path="C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\user data\default\extensions\lecpjhggilhbceadobnggaagnpfpafhg\25.0.0.3359_0\torchhelper.dll" --lang=en-us --channel="5692.6.772051583\1031812489" /prefetcC:4
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\application\torch.exe"
  • (7 more)
Owner:User
Parent process:torch.exe (Torch by Torch Media Inc.)

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
torch.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.10139542%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.01157110%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.08982432%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:4,707,749/sec
5,741,424/sec
Context switches:10/sec
79/sec
Memory:1.34 MB
1.16 MB
wow64cpu.dll
Total CPU:0.01842426%
Kernel CPU:0.01232534%
User CPU:0.00609892%
CPU cycles:573,047/sec
Context switches:8/sec
Memory:32 KB

Common loaded modules

These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Single Language Preview 5.21%
Windows 8 Pro 3.65%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.60%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 1.56%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 1.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.52%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 0.52%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.52%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.52%
Windows 7 Professional 0.52%
Windows 8 0.52%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United Kingdom installs about 23.16% of Torch.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 31.22%
Hewlett-Packard 29.76%
Dell 16.59%
Sony 10.73%
Acer 5.85%
Lenovo 2.93%
Toshiba 2.93%
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