TorchCrashHandler.exe

TorchCrashHandler by Torch Media Inc. (Signed)

Overview

There are 3 versions of torchcrashhandler.exe in the wild, the latest version being 25.0. It is started as a Windows Service called 'Torch Crash Handler' with the name 'TorchCrashHandler' and described as “The crash handler service automatically updates Torch to the latest version and sends anonymous crash reports when Torch unexpectedly shuts down, to ensure that Torch offers the best performance and security.”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 1.15 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Torch Media Inc. by Thawte. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0002% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 3.88 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 7.22 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 4 Bytes per minute for reads and 3 Bytes per minute for writes.

DetailsDetails

File name:torchcrashhandler.exe
Publisher:TorchMedia Inc.
Product name:TorchCrashHandler
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\torch\update\torchcrashhandler.exe
Certificate
Issued to:Torch Media Inc.
Authority (CA):Thawte
Windows Service
Service name:TorchCrashHandler
Display name:Torch Crash Handler
Description:“The crash handler service automatically updates Torch to the latest version and sends anonymous crash reports when Torch unexpectedly shuts down, to ensure that Torch offers the best performance and security.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of torchcrashhandler.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Service
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'TorchCrashHandler' (Torch Crash Handler)

VersionsAll file variations of torchcrashhandler.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
4742350259966eed0eca1c54f1f35501 94975cb26818acd22e68c4aec9debbd178005b83 1.15 MB
794d91bb0c47b0920666cb812d2ae0d2 79b2409f05d0221265e0fd366824f97cddfc9d5a 1.15 MB
771598e7c1747efb00864718226cfc5e 9430023afa67b16426d9a10ab00de450c62ba0e2 1.15 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 44.44%
Windows 8 Pro 22.22%
Windows Seven Black Edition 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

Malaysia installs about 33.33% of TorchCrashHandler.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 50.00%
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
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