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µTorrent by BitTorrent Inc (Signed)

Remove uTorrent.exe
Warning 26 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of uTorrent.exe.


utorrent.exe has 64 known versions, the most recent one is utorrent.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 1.04 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to BitTorrent Inc by the certification authority VeriSign. The programs WinRAR 4.20 (32-bit), Evernote v. 4.5.2 and VLC Media Player have been observed as installing specific variations of utorrent.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0085% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 28.61 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 48.84 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 22.57 MB per minute for reads and 17.42 MB per minute for writes.


File name:utorrent.exe
Publisher:BitTorrent Inc.
Product name:µTorrent
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\utorrent\utorrent.exe
Issued to:BitTorrent Inc
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Monday, June 21, 2010
Expiration date:Saturday, July 27, 2013

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of µTorrent.)
2K Games
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ajua Software
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Ambient Design
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ArtRage is a stylish, intuitive painting and drawing package that makes it easy to produce natural looking artwork on your computer. Because ArtRage is designed to work like real painting and drawing ...
Apple Inc.
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QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity. QuickTime for Microsoft Windows has always be...
Apple Inc.
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Apple's iTunes is a proprietary media player computer program, used for playing and organizing digital music and video files on desktop computers. It can also manage contents on iPod, iPhone and iPad....
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BillP Studios
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WinPatrol monitors and exposes adware, keyloggers, spyware, worms, cookies, and other malicious software. This program puts you back in control of your computer with no need for constant updates. WinP...
BitTorrent Inc.
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µTorrent is a is a free, ad-supported, lighter-weight BitTorrent client designed to consume less resources then the full BitTorrent version. Some uTorrent installs include potentially unwanted applic...
CD Projekt Red
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Conduit Ltd.
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uTorrent Control v6 Toolbar is a 'Community Toolbar' from Conduit, which integrates with major web browsers including Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The toolbar is an ad-supported progr...
Conduit Ltd.
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uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE is a Conduit Connect toolbar for Internet Explorer. This toolbar runs as a web browser extension and Browser Helper Object and is distributed using the Conduit/Perion...
Creative Technology Ltd
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All players support MP3 and WMA formats, while some models support also WAV and Audible formats. They are bundled with device drivers and Creative MediaSource, a media player that includes transferrin...
Design Science, Inc.
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MathType is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, an...
Disney Interactive Studios
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Electronic Arts
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Electronic Arts
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Spore is a multi-genre single-player god game developed by Maxis. Covering many genres including action, real-time strategy, and role-playing games (RPG), Spore allows a player to control the developm...
Encore Software
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Shuffle the cards and deal yourself in to the greatest card game collection of all time. With over 150 game variations, Hoyle Card Games 2012 is the largest & most comprehensive collection of card gam...
Evernote Corp.
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Evernote is a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving. A "note" can be a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handw...
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Bringing together all kinds of awesomeness to make browsing better for you. Get to your favorite sites quickly – even if you don’t remember the URLs. Type your term into the location bar (aka the Awes...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of utorrent.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'uTorrent' → "C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe" /MINIMIZED

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 26 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
Antiy Labs AVL Trojan/Win32.Agent
Antiy Labs AVL VCS/Environment.DigitalFN
Antiy Labs AVL VCS/Environment.DigitalFN
Antiy Labs AVL Virus/Win32.Slugin
Bkav Security HW32.CDB.263c
Bkav Security HW32.CDB.C610
Bkav Security HW32.CDB.241a
Bkav Security HW32.CDB.99db
Bkav Security HW32.CDB.165a
Bkav Security HW32.CDB.71d7
Comodo Internet Security 16911 UnclassifiedMalware
ESET NOD32 7.8857 a variant of Win32/Bunndle
ESET NOD32 7.8781 a variant of Win32/Bunndle
Fortinet 4 Adware/AdkDLLWrapper
Fortinet Adware/Bunndle
Fortinet Adware/AdkDLLWrapper
Fortinet W32/Bunndle
Fortinet W32/AdkDLLWrapper.A
Jiangmin 16.0.100 Trojan/Agent.ivsh
McAfee 5.600.1067 RDN/Generic BackDoor!ps
McAfee Gateway Anti-Malware v2013-dat RDN/Generic BackDoor!ps
The Hacker None Trojan/
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0331
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C9H0AHU13
Vba32 AntiVirus Adware.iBryte
VIPRE Antivirus 22048 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT

VersionsAll file variations of utorrent.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
fdc923a6ae2bb94898ea42698158ece6 e1d5afec35fefde8b1135a82f00f0bb3eaf7c58e 1.27 MB
771f9d629ecb387988d620ff3474aa0c b8a6287ce37390201f0088bbb4c7aebcbda79f4f 1.75 MB
ea234c3780630890c69776a917c0aa9f 8b556674b3b79fccf760161301c1a0dbab06d05f 1.24 MB
f4098274a4e2d4d45045b94a8f84c9ed 2384bafce4a3ece8ccca5232b489f4291ea4b2ef 1.21 MB
706eba33eae16e2e29b054fd7e795402 080b7aec2de5a5debd508deef5320fd64da1b07d 1.59 MB
f60042abc63401ee5ab593d7bfc98918 a42a21f06e3479ee752e5c6bd4c851eaa69bd8f2 1.23 MB
31f9e9c59927ee82dcd1733ae301d3c4 46a3486892a2ca36503b7bf3711250d7db646ee4 1.21 MB
fd1aab63da3a91a04f34e64cf047309e 39ec30a971d4ef20ebcf54ee5147fc63fd6d9577 1.21 MB
b2cae276bb20e601d66450dea32e3c54 38ff7a11a0b65ecafd987bceb3c764d64aecf973 1.59 MB
dd5b5b10bb387f7a7d4b60323163c93b cb1cad26833f64a3fae5ecffe1ee6760d4a324a3 1.21 MB
723db99f24fbdcc8de746d5689b20e79 8472576adba4f9e1b44e661bd43b41bc7a2a0c04 1.21 MB
2753790bc4561f22f2cb6d1edb5838e1 a7cdf964498e26fe730c49bf42302d5cb88e7936 1009.84 KB
12bcc9d986b6cb2f951799ab47431f43 e2d74afe89db32669918e4a7a6bb8f031f23d38d 994.34 KB
0c2e50a0b9b1ceb70d1cf0215b90e100 75322314907067269cc7e4b5818aaba21ba583d9 1.01 MB
7ac622ed754e7628c97ee31be4c72c91 f3bc60a9c23edbcf28746a3bbb4f76bdc23a0a9b 884.08 KB
673a0023a60c08e8480c1dad51c9947f 78a23d98977403d31ed3918053262459113c7508 883.58 KB
17fcf196b13ad0aaa3ba11605ca1ee21 34bd236c269d4e9066422b1e13febcb29b96303b 1.28 MB
1c5a81304f4b3a24914e10e339e3d51a bd6a2c65a9b01215981974b0c5af64571931d44e 879.34 KB
accf09b6587e31c57e575d6fee5ada28 09ba0c9f7d262f549487d9460bf00c7559b243f3 883.08 KB
68ccc0a7eedbf813ee38f67f92af2c6f e4704afae8f216537c037bece222808657aca070 881.58 KB
15795ea78ff814cce9041bce71cdb956 7a2f347605b38d7a8fd9c725a1f3dea61053b6ed 877.84 KB
4196150ec994c86ea0bf084ac87060ae 2b759f26e9df6937b17ec6e032f2ae78ae6abf09 881.58 KB
858f3da915253079dbebc950efa427fb 8d61e4e17eda41caca6f609eaf0277c0f1a6cfae 1.09 MB
770b23e774f6e3c1ac03bf384e45bb3e 1ec8d68816910a51d9d0b24ca2661e37fdc5c2ac 1.09 MB
828ed0940b00a441855273d16bd6cffc 8fdcabcdb2088f40ec5a68c24565db34e52aa69f 1.09 MB
27da3304bcfc3a131141543767fdfe35 91295aa24445546a1d7c460262ddb8f3a77149f2 1.09 MB
22cf78612a942ff9b32245a0e216159f ce2adfc1eee9714479f058cfcb391b9738b202cb 1.09 MB
24aeb20c4d857a431fe82aac1a95c005 9f09526523fee2be8b28c32a97329863151f414c 881.58 KB
c1be588c2fc54f1836b31a1a6224f428 87ce797e4d4deea92d3169309585270712e69987 881.58 KB
7798d4f727dea9d8eff02c27246cbca3 6f9df54277437761873d009162929313624e22a5 877.34 KB
7740f9e24de3914aba0745516f677bea 5a4a89c033acb6bb65fa9278342763a6de44cfc9 1.11 MB
c99d627d461ace96af1949bd6d85086e 104af9f7685707eb32df16859f421db42d2508b9 892.84 KB
c1115f418c0b44eadf93aa8ee9fc5d2f d12479b7ee0c71247a6cf69f97ba1cba782e98d3 1.1 MB
02972a79981258aa39fd6469c089b437 42b5bf0b7577ee9c448895503faac003d7692ce2 1.17 MB
9fd5f385a0cb11454914e44cd8e6cdd6 52abf422313c7414725176075bb88906b0d5aead 1.08 MB
075ab6bdaf350744f7aa4dcbd0188172 fa61d58df7645798492b2e5351606ac2502a26de 867.34 KB
4d280e0b46e92eb9f5e8fad209cd9efb 4dbe2d94f0c988d75f29b7fe704d561befdccb36 1.08 MB
54997a66176bd993e4e7a9c319de173f 71bb3c1779b4b2e620600b57bacdf28f32be9c72 1.08 MB
ce257d3f6d7ff3ca5536f70465046cd2 3683a497e38072549b34346b01e23d8ab32bd88f 1.08 MB
6f4a55c3b72e974d6c0f78b9e52c0b03 7918ab161fd0a91987cffc66306c6585ab1d0f93 867.34 KB
cbda3387f2c88fbceff02934458e88c0 40557661c95d76aea208edb26230d12ae7849887 1.08 MB
307eed07597789770f1ee9dd941e1bdf 5f9eae31cb70a803e227a1374203e3d1fa0efbe0 1.07 MB
3a8c5f01c857a6ee0b41dc665070bc3b de874fcf7addcb22abe22edb8f0335e0da88454a 1.07 MB
43073f70a6114b716c961117667ce6d8 9a60bbe002af6e83faf07cc1afe281adba4b890e 1.07 MB
4999b0b2d84fe552801f431c2792a3b7 a82574017818bc54fb4c6ddef46497c1dac511e0 1.07 MB
094cb47a2ed6baf1115a68390f9f15d5 8989b86bd12ec95f97c2257e5d3ba4f04a47bb05 955.84 KB
ad039bd721859550f23064d42e7dda44 d2408c8a09a2bd9704af39f818ec7ac9e9cca46e 1020.58 KB
346736ef043c6920a9d64cbe63cf9b64 dfc84d0e9d2e4190b7a72d283170c58312fe5d11 1020.58 KB
bb7245420097b251d1271f5b6f0c9f02 95a1ca1648cf4c1475b726aa62ebc13e9a8d55f7 783.34 KB
746886d62f5912c366a25b01d3a971f0 a86dcff051135d0371283d128542ee7f1f11e733 1020.08 KB
5fc1063c1532f31a21012ba59c06a2ee cbaed6803b3903aa8289218a9231eb3d5273e2eb 783.34 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.80%
Windows 8 Pro 7.11%
Windows 8.1 6.09%
Windows 8 5.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.06%
Windows 7 Professional 3.05%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.54%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.03%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.03%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 2.03%
Windows Vista Home Premium 1.02%
Windows 7 Starter 1.02%
Windows 8.1 N 0.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 0.51%
Windows Developer Preview 0.51%
Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation 0.51%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 25.89% of µTorrent.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 20.81%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
ASUS 15.38%
Toshiba 8.14%
Lenovo 7.24%
Acer 6.79%
Sony 5.43%
American Megatrends 4.07%
Intel 3.62%
Samsung 2.71%
MSI 1.81%
Alienware 1.36%
Packard Bell 0.45%
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